Tag: Leadership

Lessons from Joshua’s Final Addresses to Israel

Lessons from Joshua’s Final Addresses to Israel

As one of the most renown and successful men in the Old Testament, Joshua stands out as a God-fearing leader.  His exploits are well-known, assuming command from Moses, conquering the promised land for the nation of Israel, and delivering upon the richness of God's promises made to Abraham so many years before.  His words and … Continue reading Lessons from Joshua’s Final Addresses to Israel

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The Warrior’s Psalm

“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.  I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress:  my God; in Him will I trust.  Surely He shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.  … Continue reading The Warrior’s Psalm

Pressfield, “Gates of Fire”

 “One night I dreamt I marched within the phalanx.  We were advancing across a plain to meet the foe.  Terror froze my heart.  My fellow warriors strode all around me, in front, behind, to all sides.  They were all me.  Myself old, myself young.  I became even more terrified, as if I were coming apart … Continue reading Pressfield, “Gates of Fire”

Band of Brothers: Major Dick Winters

One of my favorite books…”Conversations with Major Dick Winters.” A reluctant American hero, Richard Winters was one of the reasons I chose service in the US Army Infantry. I’ve walked many of his footsteps on European battlefields where the "Band of Brothers" fought tyranny and oppression. During his life, Winters consistently placed the highest emphasis … Continue reading Band of Brothers: Major Dick Winters