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Paradoxical MB Development?

There is nothing wrong with enabling boys to learn relevant skills to explore potential hobbies or occupations so long as we don’t lose sight of the core mission. Continue reading

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When scouting is in the blood, under the skin and hardwired

Scouting has always been a prominent part of my life experience.  My father was a Life Scout prior to shipping off to Germany at the close of World War II, and he served as ASM for our local troop.  My … Continue reading

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Evolving Perspectives on Leadership

Leadership for start ups versus established organizations often looks a bit distinctive from each other, and for good reason.  The leader of a start-up has to have single minded focus while (almost) single-handedly dealing with a hailstorm of obstacles and … Continue reading

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Reaching the Modern-Day Fatherless

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 24 million children in America, one out of three children in America, now live in biological father-absent homes.  Boys with missing dads grow up with many obstacles in their way — this isn’t to … 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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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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