About Carson


Carson Pue Downtown Vancouver

Welcome to Carson Pue’s Blog – writings dedicated to men and women who want practical mentoring insights on how to live, and lead, effectively – and have a few laughs at ourselves along the journey.

While leading Arrow Leadership for over fourteen years, Carson has amassed a huge amount of knowledge and experience in the mentoring of men and women in various leadership roles. Carson is recognized for his expertise and gifting in the area of mentoring leaders and those who follow. Seminaries and universities use his books as required reading in this area.

“Helping people succeed with work, life and faith has always been my passion and I want to share the insights I continue to gather on my journey as a leader. I invite your comments and welcome your feedback.” – Carson



Dr. Carson Pue


FBC Towers RenderingCarson has been the Executive Advisor for First Baptist Church right smack in the heart of downtown Vancouver. He describes the church this way, “Congregating in this historic stone building in the very heart of the downtown is a community. ;We are young, old and in-between, rich, poor, employed and re-training, multicultural, families and singles, Bible scholars, seekers. All of us share a heart for the city.”

His last four years at First Baptist have been devoted to working on the “Heart for the City Project” a multi million dollar building project to assist the church to better serve the city of Vancouver.

Carson is now solely devoting himself to building people and their organizations through mentoring, coaching, speaking, teaching and writing. He and his wife Brenda created a new business, Quadrant Leadership Inc., as the platform from which is a able to work with leaders literally around the world.


For fourteen years Carson served as CEO of Arrow Leadership a ministry recognized as a global leader in Christian leadership development. Arrow develops leaders worldwide ;“to be led more by Jesus, lead more like Jesus, and to lead more to Jesus.” They have been highly successful in transforming and enriching the lives and leadership of men and women who are now deployed around the world.

Recognized as a leader of leaders Carson has an ability to identify leaders and invest wisdom into their development through mentoring, teaching and spiritual guidance.


He is also best-selling author: “Mentoring Leaders: Wisdom for Developing Character, Calling and Competency” by Baker Books ;and his new Mentoring Wisdom: Living and Leading Well.  Carson is known through his speaking at conferences, published articles, national radio programs and commentaries.

With his encouraging style, creative ideas, engaging humor and ministry experience, people find Carson well fitted for his role. In a straightforward manner Carson shares both from success and failure in ministry, believing that leaders learn from both. He is a popular keynote speaker on themes of leadership, spiritual development, vision, change and the realities of being a leader today.


Carson extends his leadership by serving on the board of directors for World Vision, ; Crossroad Communications and YES Television Network. In addition he has been an advisor for the boards of The Billy Graham Center, Truefaced, and the Entrepreneurial Leaders Organization. He is a trusted advisor and coach to many leaders across Canada and the USA and he connects globally with The Lausanne Movement,  World Evangelical Alliance, and specific interests in Asia and the Middle East.

When not traveling the world encouraging leaders, he loves time with his three sons, three daughters by marriage, three grandsons and two granddaughters. He is also restored by laughter, sailing, Ireland, writing and spiritual retreats.
Carson’s BFF and first mate Brenda, his wife since 1976, was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer in January 2014 and passed into glory in August 2015. She shared her amazing faith filled journey with cancer in an online journal that has more than 120,000 visits.

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