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 strategy of “Christian holistic development of children in poverty through sponsorship.” We will never raise a white flag in surrender to the evil raging against us.

In the face of extreme poverty, courageous leadership requires determination and faith. Courage isn’t the absence of fear, it’s moving forward despite the fear.

“Courage is fear that has said it’s prayers.” – Karl Barth

Listen to a member of our leadership team talk about the importance of courageous leadership.

man reaching out to lead another man

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  1. Mike Stephens May 25, 2009

    Examples of COURAGEOUS Leadership

    Shammah taking HIS stand in the field full of lentils (II Samuel 23:8-23

    David challenging Goliath

    Josiah obeying God’s law

    Ehud killing the King

    Esther going before the King

    Jesus going to hell

    Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah not bowing down to the statue the King told them to and knowingly were thrown into the fire!

  2. Juli Jarvis May 24, 2009

    Another great message — thanks. Also — I love the new banner! Beautiful!

  3. Compassion dave May 24, 2009

    Courage is the opposite of selfishness

  4. Mike Stephens May 23, 2009

    Go to the National Advocate’s Conference!!!!!!! I am going and so thankful it is so close to where I live!!!!!!! You may learn something you never knew…

    I Peter 5:7 “Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for YOU!!!”

  5. Mike Stephens May 23, 2009

    It takes COURAGE to not give up on your dreams and it takes COURAGE to obey God!!!!!!!

  6. Amy May 23, 2009

    “Courage isn’t the absence of fear, it’s moving forward despite the fear.”

    I like that.

  7. Mike Stephens May 23, 2009

    God* I left out the most important part!!! Not surprising.

  8. Mike Stephens May 23, 2009

    I am glad commands us to be courageous!

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