Dr. Mark Rutland is the Founder and Director of the National Institute of Christian Leadership. He is a New York Times Best Selling author, educator, charismatic leader, businessman and a nationally recognized figure in Christian higher education.
He served as the President of two prominent Christian universities from 1999 to 2013. Additionally, Dr. Rutland has served as Senior Pastor of Calvary Assembly of God in Orlando, Florida; and as an Associate Pastor at Mount Paran Church of God in Atlanta, Georgia.
He is also the Founder of Global Servants, a ministry in Ghana and Thailand. In 1988, Global Servants opened House of Grace. Located in Northern Thailand, House of Grace is a home for tribal girls at risk of being sold into sexual slavery.
Dr. Rutland is the author of fourteen books: Launch Out into the Deep, The Finger of God, Hanging by a Thread, Behind the Glittering Mask, Streams of Mercy, God of the Valleys, Nevertheless, Dream, Character Matters, Power, Holiness, Resurrection, Most Likely to Succeed, and his latest book, ReLaunch, is a New York Times Bestseller.
Dr. Rutland and his wife, Alison, have one son, two daughters, five grandsons, and four granddaughters.
“I am confident this leadership training will not only help you lead your church, business or ministry but it will positively impact your congregation and community as well.” – Dr. Mark Rutland