Tag Archives: Christian Service Brigade

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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The Day Everything Changed

One year ago, I had been contacted by colleagues that a board meeting would be held in the following week to change membership policy at BSA with no discussion among, input from or consent of thousands of Chartering Organizations.  The … Continue reading

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Last Troop Meeting Tonight!

Troop 113 families, come celebrate with us tonight.  We’ll have popcorn, games, activities. This is our last troop meeting as BSA Troop 113. You see, after three years of operating a Faith-Based Troop, the families have decided that they can’t … Continue reading

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Is the purpose of scouting to build membership at a church?

I attended a free, public webinar the other day.  It was titled “Baptist Scouting Ministry: Growing & Retaining Membership in Baptist Churches“. It was hosted by PRAY Publications, the people who provide various workbook programs for scouts (and other youth … Continue reading

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December Schedule for Troop 113

Tonight (December 2nd) – Meeting @ FBC 7 PM – If you can be there, please plan on attending — bring any advancement work you’d like to try to wrap up. December 9th (next week) – Meeting @ FBC 7 … 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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Mind the Gap: Transitions Can Be Tricky

When I was a child, my mother used to take me with her to shop in center-city Philadelphia. These trips were special for a number of reasons: we got to ride the commuter train (I loved trains!) and we would … Continue reading

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