Monthly Archives: October 2013

Robert M. Gates, former defense secretary, joins BSA national executive board, serves as national president-elect

Robert M. Gates, former defense secretary, joins BSA national executive board, serves as national president-elect. “Robert M. Gates, a Distinguished Eagle Scout and our nation’s 22nd secretary of defense, has been elected to the national executive board of the Boy … 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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More details on the soon-to-be Eagle-required Cooking merit badge

More details on the soon-to-be Eagle-required Cooking merit badge. Reposted from “Bryan on Scouting” — any scout working on Eagle will need to complete Cooking MB starting 1/1/14.  Additionally, the badge requirements are being updated, too. Some highlights of what’s … Continue reading

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Troop Meeting Recap (10/21/2013)

Last night, we had a “Bob” sighting!  Bob appeared in civilian attire (no uniform) and gave us an update on everything going on in “Bob-Land” with his house and job.  All is well. Our SPL, Tristan, covered the “highs and … 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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