Glenn and Shirley Eshelman make their second appearance on the Larry Kreider Leadership Podcast to talk about the devastating fire of 1997 that destroyed their theatre, the Entertainment Centre. Listen as they explain how they were impacted and blessed by this incident, the difference between being a lifeboat versus a showboat, and how we can depend and rely solely on God.

The 5 Ds of Leadership:

  1. Discover
  2. Develop
  3. Deliver
  4. Determine
  5. Do not let the Devil take hold


  • Never forget who gave you your gifts.
  • Give all of the glory to God.
  • Leaders and followers are equally important.
  • Don’t lose sight of Jesus in your ministry.
  • During negative situations, we can either become bitter or better.

Quotable Quotes:

  • “All that I am and ever hope to be, I owe it all to Him.”
  • “A fire can destroy a building, but it cannot destroy a calling.”
  • “He had a better plan.”

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