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If you’re new here, our CEO, Wess Stafford, didn’t write this post, but he did answer the question. We recorded his answer and transcribed it for your reading pleasure.
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I remember you telling us how the idea of LDP came to you as you were taking a…

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If you’re new here, our CEO, Wess Stafford, didn’t write this post, but he did answer the question. We recorded his answer and transcribed it for your reading pleasure.
Read all the posts in the Wess Speaks series.

Fire ants? (Kalaya G.)

I was nine. These were army ants, actually, and these things would come in streams…

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If you’re new here, our CEO, Wess Stafford, didn’t write this post, but he did answer the question. We recorded his answer and transcribed it for your reading pleasure.
Read all the posts in the Wess Speaks series.

What are the first names of the children you sponsor, and what countries? Any special stories you like…

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Two more. Three to go.
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In Too Small to Ignore you shared much about your childhood. But I don’t remember reading anything about your first six years … what do you remember of your early childhood? (Vicki Small)

My very earliest memory is from when I was about five.…

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Have you been able to use your sign language as a ministry tool? (Sara Benson)

Wow … how do you even know that that’s one of the languages that I learned?
I learned sign language in San Angelo, TX. It was right after I had come out of the…

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By this time, you should know the drill. But if you’re new here, our Ask Wess post got the ball rolling, and it’s left the following in its wake:

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What advice would you give to a young director of a small starting ministry? (Gabe)

Make sure the cause of the ministry that you…

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We recently gave you the opportunity ask our president, Wess, any questions you like. We’re publishing his transcribed answers one day at a time. Well, today is like yesterday; it’s special. You get two answers.
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I noticed you hold a doctorate. I haven’t heard much about that — what did…

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We recently gave you the opportunity ask our president, Wess, any questions you like. We’re publishing his transcribed answers one day at a time. Well, today is special. You get two.
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If you didn’t work in the ministry field, what other career path would you have chosen? (Amy)

At one time I fully thought…

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We recently gave you the opportunity ask our president, Wess, any questions you like. We’re publishing his transcribed answers one day at a time. If you want to catch up, here’s the background skinny.

Do you have any personal goals or goals for the organization that you care to share? (Lisa Miles)

First, I want to see…

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We recently gave you the opportunity ask our president, Wess, any questions you like. We’re publishing his transcribed answers one day at a time. If you want to catch up, here’s the background skinny.

What do you think is the largest challenge in eradicating poverty on the earth? (Allan)

The biggest challenge of eradicating poverty in the…

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We recently gave you the opportunity ask our CEO, Wess, any questions you like. We’re publishing his answers one day at a time.

How does it feel to be making such a large salary? Do you feel like it would benefit more children in poverty if you were to take a cut in pay…

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We recently gave you the opportunity ask our president, Wess Stafford, any questions you like. We’re publishing his transcribed answers one day at a time. Here’s the background skinny.

How do you balance your priorities between a “job” that is way more than a job and your family? (Amar Rama)
I’d love to hear how Wess navigates…

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May 28 2008

Wess Speaks

We recently gave you the opportunity to ask our President, Wess Stafford, any questions you like. You didn’t disappoint. We got a variety of questions ranging from serious to silly.
Wess is a fascinating storyteller. We wanted you to feel as if he were answering your questions in person. So we sat down with him, recorded…

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May 7 2008

Ask Wess

Our president, Wess, is a smart man. (He’s also very humble so unless you ask him, you might not be aware of just how many interesting things he knows.)
Raised in Africa, a one-time resident of Haiti, he’s got a fascinating life journey. Thanks to all his travels and experiences overseas, he knows about many…

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