GK Chesterton: A Story of Leadership Post

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GK Chesterton once said “Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and left untried.”  Intrinsically we all know that everything that is worth anything requires work this side of heaven.  Following Jesus and serving His church is often found difficult and so it is left untried.  Certainly that is […]

When Helping Hurts: A Story of Leadership Post

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In their book When Helping Hurts, Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert state that “God was furious over Israel’s failure to care for the poor and the oppressed. He wanted His people to ‘loose the chains of injustice,’ and not just go to church on Sunday” (p. 40). The opportunity to serve within the Foster Care community […]

7 Habits: A Story of Leadership Post

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In his book Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey speaks on the concept of “beginning with the end in mind.”[i] In today’s culture with the adoption of “mapquesting” replacing map reading, the first question that is electronically asked is “where are you going?” As one enters the Faith Bridge training process, it is important […]

Trends: A Story of Leadership Post

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Twenty years ago, Sue Vineyard in her book Megatrends & Volunteerism: Mapping the Future of Volunteer Programs, was able to project ahead and see some of the upcoming trends which are currently facing the leadership development culture particularly in the area of volunteerism.  She recognized that the population is aging.  This has two major impacts […]