Entries for October 2010
By: Jerry Thacker
Many researchers, political officials, and educators now believe that technology will play a large part in meeting the three major challenges facing our educational systems in the near future: huge funding issues, extreme personnel issues, and the need for rapid training of students to meet the chal...
By: Ron Haas
Board members who give generously and encourage others to give lead successful organizations. Ideal board members are leaders whose reputations carry some weight when they get behind a cause. These men and women are movers and shakers who know how to get things done. Unfortunately, instead of recrui...
By: Mark Hiehle
My daughter and I enjoy putting puzzles together. We started out with 24 piece puzzles and then moved to 36 pieces. At four years old, she became so comfortable with her puzzles that she knew where every piece belonged. If I tried to help, she would say, "No, I can do it." We then got her a 100-piec...
By: Thomas Glessner
The use of limited ultrasound by medical pregnancy resource centers (PRCs) to confirm the presence of a viable intrauterine pregnancy in abortion-minded and abortion-vulnerable clientele has a powerful impact upon women contemplating abortion. Because of this, efforts have been made in various state...
By: Elaine Ham
Early one morning in the spring of 2000, I sat behind my desk in the pregnancy center where I worked, stared up at the ceiling, and silently asked God, "How will I ever raise that much money?"
The previous evening I had listened as the chairman of our board announced to the audience at our annual f...