“Empowering People to Dream” ft. Gordon College’s Michael D. Hammond I Saturdays at Seven Ep. 28

In the twenty-eighth episode of the “Saturdays at Seven” discussion series, Todd Ream talks with Michael D. Hammond, the President of Gordon College. Hammond opens by discussing his loyalties as an avid baseball supporter and his expertise of throwing out the initial pitch at a Boston Purple Sox game. He then discusses the discernment procedure he undertook and the important part mentors played as he made the transition from a section chair to a dean, to a provost, and now to a president. Ream and Hammond focus on Hammond’s leadership model and how that fashion has contributed to the considerable rise in engagement and morale at Gordon even although morale and engagement have declined across bigger schooling in current a long time. They also chat about how that management type pays dividends throughout the year of political, social, and even spiritual fragmentation presently plaguing the United States. Ream and Hammond then near their conversation by checking out how the Christian educational vocation is understood and exercised at Gordon and the exclusive options that come with its physical exercise in New England.