Tag: nelson mandela

  • Ongoing Forgiveness: Tale of 2 Nations

    “Ongoing Forgiveness is key to the Development of a Nation, Overcoming Horrors of the Past.” I recently spent some time in Rwanda. Both Rwanda and my home nation of South Africa had history altering events happen twenty years ago. The Rwandan genocide saw two tribes kill over one million people in just a few short […]

  • We Need Each Other – Desmond Tutu

     “We are made to be dependent on one another.” Desmond Tutu said this in a speech made during Leadercast. He spoke live from the Cape Town location and was beamed into 130 plus nations. Tutu told stories of how Nelson Mandela had valued people on the way to becoming an extraordinary leader. Nelson Mandela transitioned […]

  • True Leadership

    mandela statue

    In light of the recent loss of Nelson Mandela, I thought a fitting tribute would be to explore leadership a bit. Mandela epitomized many of these Biblical characteristics as he changed South Africa and the world. This post is dedicated to the hope that the world can see more leaders like Mandela raised up in […]

  • My Favorite Nelson Mandela Story

    Sunday is a day of prayer and remembrance in South Africa. We are remembering the incredible life of Nelson Mandela and praying that his values and ideals will be carried through by current South Africans. The television channels have preempted all programs since his death and have been showing tributes around the clock. In the […]

  • Nelson Mandela Changed My Family

    As the world, mourns the passing of one of its greatest leaders, this day takes a special tone for me. Nelson Mandela changed my family. I’ve lived and worked in South Africa for 8 years now, my wife over ten. When we were considering South Africa as a potential location, Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, [amazon_link id=”B007I0KIIO” target=”_blank” […]