Feb 27, 2015

Ambition: Our Not-So-Secret Purpose

by Gail Hayes
My stomach did several acrobatic flips as I walked into the building. I was the keynote speaker for a leadership event, and my feet felt like bricks as I made my way down the hallway to the meeting room. My usual fast pace slowed to a shuffle because I was...Read more +
Feb 27, 2015

Ambition: The Good, the Bad, and Three Ways to Keep It from Getting Ugly

My grandfather, Don Kinnaman, had drive. Over the course of a year or so, he built a railroad in his backyard. Not little garden-variety toy trains, mind you, but five-foot cars that could transport adults and, most importantly, grandchildren. He built engines, boxcars, flatcars, and cabooses from scratch—designing, building and...Read more +
Feb 27, 2015

Ambition: Is Taking the Promotion Selfish or Faithful?

Anticipation filled the spring air around us as my wife and I walked along a country road near our New England home. A big decision about our next five years lay before us. To say our entire future hung in the balance feels over the top, but we knew our...Read more +
Feb 27, 2015

Ambition: Winnefred Abena Boachie, Midwife

Seriously, all you need to do is meet Winnefred Boachie, and you’ll follow her anywhere. Winnefred is in charge of all aspects of midwifery at St. Luke Hospital, Kasei, Ghana. Zealous, keen, forceful and lively —those words all apply, maybe even driven . But determined is a better word. Or,...Read more +
Feb 27, 2015

Ambition: The Gift with an Asterisk

At 5:07 and 5:24 and still at 5:46, I’m making my way through the suburbs of our state capitol, each town strung together by a line of evening traffic. Dusk is on and so are the matching brake lights—now leaving the line, now entering it. Lefts and rights, merges, stops,...Read more +
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Feb 24, 2015

Jubilee: "Engineers Are Makers" - Nathan Tornquist

Engineers Are Makers: Nathan Tornquist, Purdue University
"he Gospel teaches that work is good, so it is my responsibility to use my skills to take care of and cultivate the world. I am a steward, not just a consumer."Read more +
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