Category Archives: Scout Law

Who or what is your rock?

The Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America posted this picture to Facebook and asked the question; “What do you think? Do you agree with this statement?” Matthew 7:24-27 “Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I … Continue reading

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Duty to God, but Closet Your Faith?

A new push by BSA to increase the visibility and value of “duty to God” (http://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2014/10/03/belief-in-god-scouting/) has inspired a lot of spirited discussion on various internet forums. One such discussion was titled; “Why is Duty to God such a weak program … Continue reading

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Belief in God…

Scouting Magazine publishes many interesting articles throughout the year, and the accompanying blog “Bryan on Scouting” is equally interesting.  Sometimes they cover issues that arise from controversial decisions or program elements. At the blog site they’ve published an article titled “About … Continue reading

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Personal Management MB+

When I took Personal Management merit badge, I wish they had spent more time in the book promoting the value of planning for retirement from your first paycheck. Now, don’t get me wrong, there’s lots of great information to learn … Continue reading

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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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The Bookend Ideals: Duty to God and A Scout is Reverent

When we consider the Ideals of Scouting (i.e,. Oath, Motto, Slogan, Outdoor Code and Scout Law) there are two connected concepts that serve to “hold it all together” — understanding and doing our duty to God and our commitment to … Continue reading

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Devotional – A Scout is Obedient

The seventh point of the scout law is “Obedient”.  In the 1911 BSA handbook, it tells us that a scout who is obedient will obey “his parents, Scoutmaster, patrol leader, and all other duly constituted authorities.”  It also says that … Continue reading

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