Dr. Mark Rutland
About Dr. Mark Rutland:
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 Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida from 1999-2009 and Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma from 2009-2013. 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 West Africa and Thailand. Global Servants started its work in West Africa in 1981 but operates primarily in Ghana. In 1988, Global Servants opened House of Grace Thailand. 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 sixteen 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, ReLaunch, David the Great and his latest book Courage to be Healed.