Dr. Kristina Lizardy-Hajbi is the Director of the Center for Analytics, Research and Design (CARD) at the United Church of Christ. She has a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Research, and Policy from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

Pastoral Leadership that Matters: A UCC Study

Leadership matters. More specifically, pastoral leadership matters. In every setting of congregational life, talk of leadership abounds. In the United Church of Christ, the vision plan of the national setting includes the goal of having “a wealth of prepared, excellent leaders¬†that reflect the diversity of God’s beloved community.” But what kind of leadership matters? Too…