In Perspective: Emotional Intelligence

In Perspective: Emotional Intelligence

Thursday, October 22, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM


Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to identify, understand, and manage emotions. This practical ability applies to both our own emotions and the emotions of others and serves to inform our personal decisions as we manage our thoughts and actions. Our panelists will discuss the importance of emotional intelligence in various areas of our relational lives. How can we learn to become more emotionally intelligent leaders? What does emotional intelligence look like at home, in the workplace, at church, and in our communities?

Panelists include Tim Koller, Dr. Johnny Parker, and Pastor Dan White, Jr.
and the panel will be moderated by Dr. Angie Ward.  

Event Details

  • Thursday, October 22, 2020
  • 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Mountain Time
  • You will receive login information after you register

About the Panelists 

Tim Koller, Associate Dean for Program Innovation and Extension Education Director of the Leadership Program, Denver Seminary

Timothy Koller serves as the Associate Dean of Program Innovation and Extension Education as well as the director of the Leadership program at Denver Seminary. He earned his BS in Bible and MA in Ministry, with a concentration in leadership, from Lancaster Bible College. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Leadership from Capital Seminary & Graduate School. Tim has spent his time as a youth pastor, small business owner, church planter, theological higher education administrator and professor. He has served on the board of the Reading-Berks Conference of Churches and as an elder of Koinos Community Church.

Dr. Johnny Parker, Leadership Coach, Professor, and Consultant at The Parker Group

Dr. Johnny Parker is a leadership coach, consultant at The Parker Group, and minister at First Baptist Church of Glendarden on the northside of Washington, DC in Maryland. Dr. Parker is an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University where he teaches Introduction to Positive Psychology, an evidence-based approach that focuses on conditions leading to happiness and flourishing. Recognizing that families and organizations share similar relational dynamics, Johnny uses his clinical background and research in positive psychology to help people revolutionize their relationships, work and lives. Dr. Parker earned an MA in Counseling Psychology and a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership from Regent University.

Dan White, Jr., Author, Pastor, and Coach

Dan White, Jr. is a church planter and pastor, with over 20 years of experience in rural, suburban, and urban churches. Dan is also a church planting strategist with V3 Movement, co-founded the Praxis Gathering, and is now building The Kineo Renewal and Retreat Center in Puerto Rico. Dan graduated with his BA in Counseling from Davis College and his MA in Theology from Capital Seminary.

About the Moderator 

Dr. Angie Ward, Assistant Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program, Denver Seminary

Angie Ward is a leadership teacher and author with nearly 30 years of experience in church, parachurch, and Christian higher education ministry. She is the author of I Am a Leader: When Women Discover the Joy of their Calling (2020, NavPress) and serves as Assistant Director of the Doctor of Ministry program at Denver Seminary.



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