Bono at the Summit

Friday was fantastic, easily the best day of a Willow Creek Leadership Summit that I've experienced.   The morning began with an effervescent Dave Gibbons describing "3rd Culture" leadership, ran through a re-imagining of Africa's story let by Andrew Rugasira, continued with Compassion International CEO Wess Stafford's emotionally powerful plea on behalf of the children of …

Hunger, Cowardice, and the Embrace of the Other

Poverty. How does it get to be such an abstraction? 6.6 billion people on the planet, 1.4 billion of them "food insecure." Over 900 million suffering from severe hunger. 16,000 children die everyday from hunger related causes. 1 every 5 seconds. Abstraction. 11-12% of the people in Washington State and the U.S. food insecure as …