Bishop Hagiya has written a very important book. Its lessons are not usually taught in seminary, but without them no pastor can successfully lead. This book should be required reading for all wishing to be spiritual leaders.
--Adam Hamilton, Senior Pastor, The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection
Spiritual Cozen is conceptual as well as practical, and accessible to anyone who loves Christ and the church and desires to bring about "change for the better" in one's own context of ministry. ~Sally Dyck, Resident Bishop of the Chicago Area, The United Methodist Church
Spiritual Kaizen is the discipleship of leadership. Bishop Hagiya shows how spiritual leadership can be learned, developed and matured. You will find a rich banquet of places to start as well as a personalized way to enter into a disciplined approach to your leadership. ~ Gil Rendle, Senior Consultant, The Texas Methodist Foundation
Bishop Grant Hagiya brings and Ed.D in Organizational Development, a 3rd degree Black Belt in Chinese Kenpo Karate, and a deep love of the church to these insights into transformational church leadership. Bridging cultures, generations, world-views, and leadership paradigms, he sets the bar high. But it's the same basr he sets for himself. Everything he dreams for the church he has sought to live out in his own life and ministry in the spirit of kaizen - steady and continuous learning and growth. You can trust this bracing word of hope, offered to those who also love the church and stubbornly persist in believing that throughus, God is even now working to make all things new. ~ Rev. Patricia Farris, Senior Minister, FUMC Santa Monica
Bishop Hagiya has written a very important book. Its lessons are not usually taught in seminary, but without them no pastor can successfully lead. This book should be required reading for all wishing to be spiritual leaders. ~ Adam Hamilton, Senior Pastor, The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection
Hagiya provides an insightful and imaginative guide for Christian leaders. He is a master craftsman in weaving together love of the church, appreciation of the martial arts, and study of organizational systems. Read, be encouraged, and discover practices to help you become a more faithful and effective leader. ~ L. Gregory Jones, Senior Strategist for Leadership Education and former Dean, Duke Divinity School