Raymond Harris speaking at the Christian Leadership Summit

Picking the Jockeys

Raymond Harris, Senior Fellow for Entrepreneurship, delivered this speech as the keynote address on Thursday, April 18, 2024, as part of the Christian Leadership Summit at Dallas Baptist University. Entitled "Picking the Jockeys," Raymond Harris delves into leadership's essence, emphasizing the selection of righteous and just leaders akin to Ross Perot's philosophy. He underscores the importance of these qualities in fostering flourishing communities and organizations, drawing parallels from biblical examples and contemporary stories like Jenny McGee's transformative work.

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FTX Crash: How Principled Leadership Could Have Avoided the Downfall

The recent implosion of the FTX cryptocurrency exchange, along with the unethical behavior of its CEO, Sam Bankman-Fried, has brought integrity to the forefront and stands as a stark reminder that principled leadership and biblical values are stabilizing and crucial functions in market economies.


Redeeming Capitalism: IGE Hosts Webinar on the Current Economy’s State

On May 26, Dr. Kenneth Barnes joined Executive Director of the Institute for Global Engagement, Lee Bratcher, for a free webinar event hosted by Dallas Baptist University. Dr. Barnes, inaugural Dean of the Marketplace Institute at Ridley College in Melbourne, Australia, led a discussion on the economics of the current pandemic and the theology of work.


Paola Saibene named IGE Senior Fellow for Digital Ethics and Data Privacy

Paola Saibene joins DBU’s Institute for Global Engagement as Senior Fellow for Digital Ethics and Data Privacy.