The Board of Trustees of Cornerstone University announced the appointment of Dr. Joseph M. Stowell as its 11th president recently. After an extensive search, the Board unanimously and enthusiastically affirmed the selection of Dr. Stowell at their annual board meeting on Jan. 26, 2008.

Dr. Matthew Lee Smith of Eagles In Leadership met up with Dr. Stowell in Universal City, CA on January 31st and talked about transformational leadership, his new position and the importance of seeking Christ in ministry.

Dr. Stowell has been, until this appointment, teaching pastor at Harvest Bible Chapel in suburban Chicago. Dr. Stowell served for eighteen years as the president of Moody Bible Institute. Recently he began partnering with RBC Ministries in radio, writing, and television productions. You can learn more about Dr. Stowell’s ministry through his website: