Category Archives: Devotional

Soccer player admits he wasn’t fouled, rejects penalty kick

Originally posted on For The Win:
Soccer players have been known to take dives, especially in the penalty box, on occasion when things aren’t going their way. But in a crucial Bundesliga game between Werder Bremen and FC Nürnberg —…

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Boy Scouts’ Compromise Happened Long Ago

Boy Scouts’ Compromise Happened Long Ago. (LINK) Repost of an article (from a year ago) by another thoughtful blogger that was pivotal in changing the way I looked at BSA.  It’s not about membership issues for me — now or … Continue reading

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Misaligned Objectives May Lead to Unintended Results

A colleague recently shared an article of interest titled “How to Raise a Pagan Kid in a Christian Home”.  That article, in full, can be reviewed by clicking HERE. The blog author interviewed Phil Vischer (the creator of “Veggie Tales”) … Continue reading

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Kind-hearted Leadership: Oxymoron or Better Together?

A recent Forbes article titled “Kindness Does Not Equate To Weakness in Leadership” (Click Here) got me thinking about the Scout Law — A Scout is Kind. Being kind is typically defined as being generous, friendly, agreeable, tolerant, humane, considerate, charitable … Continue reading

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Grit, Determination and the Courage to Fail

As I was receiving feedback on my recent article about servant leadership in the 21st century (Click Here), I was reminded of a recent Forbes article on “5 Characteristics of Grit – How Many Do You Have?” The article sums … Continue reading

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The Weight of Leadership (Responsibility)

One of the best scouting blog sites around is simply called “Scouting Rediscovered”  The site takes a step back in time to look at scouting before the great experiment of the 1970′s changed the program and curtailed much of what … Continue reading

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Acting on our duty to God as Scouters

Ecclesiastes 3:1 “There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven.” Many have argued that at 103 years, Boy Scouts of America has lost its moral compass and has died (or is … Continue reading

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“How to Lead Young Men” (Re-blog)

Reblog from Resurgence.com A friend shared an article titled “How to Lead Young Men“.  I thought it was really excellent even though it was very brief. http://theresurgence.com/2012/10/10/how-to-lead-young-men From the article: The decisions that young Christian men make will ultimately lead … Continue reading

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“Holy Huddles, Batman!”

About two weeks ago, I heard the phrase “Holy Huddle” for the first time in my life. It was described in a blog article as a group of Christians who band together in order to isolate themselves from the day-to-day … Continue reading

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The Walk Worthy One Month Challenge

In two prior blog articles, we introduced some initial thoughts on Trail Life USA’s Motto – “Walk Worthy”.    In the first posting we explored how the phrase “walk worthy” is a call to integrity – to be consistent in … Continue reading

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