The Power of Eating Grits and Training Leaders

Todd Wright Global Mission, Leadership 0 Comments

I’ve been eating grits for breakfast almost every day since I was a kid. Grits were likely among the first solid foods I ate as a baby! I can confidently say, “I LOVE grits!” But until my recent visit to Zimbabwe to train pastors and church leaders February 27-March 5, 2016, I have never had grits three times every day! Yea that’s right. Grits for breakfast! Grits for lunch! Grits for supper! As much as I love grits, having them three times each day was a real stretch for my spoiled palate! I was there to invest in forty-two Pastors and church leaders from several denominations. They ranged in age ...

Africa, Mission, God Moments, and Life

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It was just two weeks ago, February 11-21, 2016, and once again I was in the country of Burkina Faso. I was there to help lead a group of church leaders in a National Leadership Conference with the International Leadership Institute. My prayer was that those in attendance would be more equipped to lead and mobilize their churches to carry out the great commission of Jesus-sharing HIS message of hope with the world. My challenge was for them to become a leader of leaders. We would teach them some core values and principles of effective leadership to help them in their journey. Burkina Faso is one of the poorest countries …

Czech Republic- “The Least Religious Nation on Earth.” But Not for Long!

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It’s located in Central Europe. At some point it’s been known as the home of the famous astronomer Johannes Kepler, physicist Albert Einstein, composer Amadeus Mozart and Christian martyr John Huss. These are just a few of the famous people who have walked her streets through the centuries. An amazing Astronomical clock was built and installed in the Old Town Hall in Prague at the beginning of the 15th century, by Master Mikulas of Kadan. Thousands of tourists from around the world come to Prague, “The Magical City” each year. I was recently one of them. I found the Czech people to be friendly, helpful, and accommodating; and the food …