Jimmy Mellado: What Leadership and the Decathlon Have in Common

I have constantly found that my athletic experience informs my leadership. Winning, losing, discipline, goals, character, strategy, focus, disappointment, set-backs, victories, teamwork, injuries, resource allocation, time-management, energy management—they’re all a part of leading an organization.

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Courageous Leadership

Our ministry takes place in some of the toughest, grittiest places on the planet, but we face these hard realities with an adventuresome spirit. In the midst of this chaotic world, we do not waiver and we do not blink, as we pursue our single-minded […]

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Christian Servant Leadership

Servant leadership requires us to surrender our will for God’s will. It requires confession and seeking God’s power to transform us with His servant heart.

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Live With Integrity

Integrity is not common.

“But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.” – Matthew 7:14, NIV

To live with integrity means:

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Cherish Family

We cannot do global child development and neglect our own families. God would not be honored if we poured ourselves into the world’s children and neglected our own. “If anyone does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care […]

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Demonstrate Godly Character

Many companies have a dress code for their employees. Compassion does too, but it’s not what you’d typically think of as a dress code. “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, […]

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What is Integrity?

Integrity is another one of our core values. But what does that mean? What is integrity? “Integrity means doing the same thing whether people are with you or whether you are alone.” – Ed Anderson, senior vice president and chief financial […]

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