Dr. Benjamin Merkle
He is a teaching elder Christ Church, Moscow, regularly preaching at their downtown service. Dr. Merkle is the author of The White Horse King (Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2009) and Defending the Trinity in the Reformed Palatinate (Oxford University Press 2015). He and wife Rebekah have five children.
2024 Speaker Topic
Leading in Ambiguity and Conflict
As a leader, you are called on daily to make countless decisions, all of them seemingly freighted with ominous consequences, and none of them offering simple, obvious answers. In particular, the last several years have been a real meat-grinder for the leadership in Christian schools, as school leaders have to make decisive choices in no win situations. This talk will consider some guiding principles for navigating these difficult moments with integrity and joy.