Category Archives: Leadership

Becoming Agents of Forgiveness and Reconciliation

Tihomir Kukolja wrote this article for the October 2017 Forum for Leadership and Reconciliation Newsletter The 2017 Renewing Our Minds (ROM) leadership gathering held in Fuzine, Croatia this August brought together, a group of seventy young and seasoned leaders from … Continue reading

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A Painful and Sobering Reflection

A slightly upgraded version of my message shared yesterday on my Facebook page. For more than fifteen years I have been privileged to lead a leadership development and reconciliation ministry that continues to teach the young leaders of the Balkans … Continue reading

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Inappropriate Message from the President

I have been privileged to attend the National Prayer Breakfasts (NPB) in Washington DC almost every year since 2004. I was there too one week ago at the 65th annual National Prayer Breakfast. A number of people involved from the … Continue reading

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The Night Jesus Wept

Yes, Jesus is the King! But this is not so because the choruses of Trump’s supporters are saying so as they are celebrating his presidential victory this morning. That “Jesus is the King” is even more true in the face … Continue reading

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My Statement On the 2016 Election

I have been placed under much pressure and intimidation lately. This would happen every time when I shared a link on my Facebook page expressing a concern about the presidential fitness of Donald Trump. The same happened, even more forcefully, … Continue reading

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Specks and Planks

“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer The current US presidential race looks more like the gladiators’ game, … Continue reading

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Doing Right for Bad Reasons

I have taken this short text out of my old archives.  Signs of the Times,  Australian lifestyle magazine published it late 1998. The reason I find this article still relevant today is that even today, number of years later, there … Continue reading

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When Enemies Love and Serve Each Other

At the time when a new intensive season of ROM is coming it is good to remember the past seasons. One of them was portrayed in this article published by The Huffington Post on September 26, 2011: Investing in a … Continue reading

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Country Where Parents are Killing Their Own Children

Read also the interview released by The Huffington Post, April 17, 2014 If evaluated by the number of innocent children falsely branded as witches and killed by their superstitious parents and relatives, Nigeria is a country that has sunk deep … Continue reading

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Twenty Years After the Rwandan Genocide

The article “From Hell to a Happy Life: a Tutsi Survivor’s Escape from Genocide ”, published yesterday by Aljazeera America reminded me of my article “Political Challenges the Church Cannot Afford to Ignore” published by Spectrum fifteen years ago. In … Continue reading

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