Dr. Mark Rutland No one observing the crisis in management at Oral Roberts University expected a miracle in 2009 when Mark Rutland took on the presidency.

Rutland was the first outsider to lead an institution that, throughout its 50-year history, had been led by namesake founder, Oral Roberts, and later, Roberts' son, Richard Roberts.

Under the latter, ORU underwent financial chaos - some of it attributed to the lavish spending habits of Richard Roberts' family. Students and faculty, with ample justification, lost faith in Richard Roberts' leadership skills.
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Global Servants

Global Servants was founded by Dr. Mark Rutland in 1977 as a worldwide, nonprofit missions and ministry organization. He started this ministry with the desire to see lives changed by the power and truth of God’s Word. For more than a quarter of a century, the men and women of Global Servants have risen to the call and gone into the world to preach the good news and spread the love of God. READ MORE.

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