By Bill MacLeod
I’ve always loved that quote by Helen Keller, and especially what precedes it: “ “I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were noble.” Whatever is being accomplished through Mission ConneXion is being carried out by you who are fulfilling humble tasks that are truly gallant. The real nobles in our book of volunteers include:
By Bill MacLeod, Executive Director
Years ago while working on a city-wide effort in a foreign city I had a colleague who was invited to join our team because others observed how faithfully he had carried out the most menial tasks without complaining when his supervisor had asked him to do so. He once told me something, tongue-in-cheek, that I have never forgotten: “Everybody wants to be a servant until he is treated like one!”
|Without a PA system, evangelist will have no one to respond to his invitation for no one will hear! And without a 2015 Venue to accommodate 125 workshops, 80 exhibitors and 1500 in an auditorium…there can be no Mission ConneXion Northwest…
Bill MacLeod, Executive Director, Mission ConneXion
Recently a businessman, whom I have been getting better acquainted with, confided in me that he has been quite involved in his local church for years and has been fairly fulfilled, but when he attended Mission ConneXion a few years ago, he discovered so many more options and avenues for service – locally and cross-culturally.