Serving you for over 45 years as North Central Ministry Development Center (NCMDC), Leaderwise provides Counseling and Consulting for Lives of Service.

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Let LeaderWise help you increase productivity, minimize turnover, and maximize job satisfaction through Selection Assessment, Team Building, Leadership Development, and Workshops.


For over 49+ years LeaderWise has been committed to supporting ministry and denominational leaders through Candidate Assessment, Clergy Leadership Development, Fitness Evaluation, Team Building, Counseling, Consulting, and Workshops.


LeaderWise offers counseling from a holistic perspective, emphasizing personal growth, emotional balance, and spiritual well-being. We’ll work with you to discover greater satisfaction in your relationships and peace of mind in your daily living.


We specialize in working with groups on leadership and personal development through a varied array of topics and methods ranging from Boundaries to the Enneagram to leadership intensives.

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LeaderWise Learnings: Reflections for Lives of Service

Ministers express stress, report high work satisfaction Sundby: ‘None immune from mental health concerns’ By Duane Sweep, Director of Communications… Read More

#MeToo #ChurchToo Workshop Reflections- Indianapolis Two attendees share their insights The last Wednesday in May in Indianapolis felt like the first… Read More

Resilience in Ministry: Three Action Steps

Resilience in Ministry: Three Action Steps By: Mark Sundby, M.Div., Ph.D., L.P., Executive Director LeaderWise and Staff Psychologist. Pastor Jacob looked… Read More

Mark Sundby

M.Div., Ph.D., L.P.

Executive Director LeaderWise and Staff Psychologist

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Susan Amann

MSW, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Staff Associate

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Krista Redlinger-Grosse

Ph.D., Sc.M.

Staff Associate

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Ju-Ping Huang

Ph.D., L.P.

Staff Psychologist

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Caroline Burke

Ph.D., L.P.

Staff Psychologist

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Mary Kay DuChene


Staff Associate

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