“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” – Matthew 28:19 & 20
Colorado is known as a football state. Though we have all four major sports represented in the Mile High City, and each has a great and wonderful fan base, it is the football team that has won the hearts of the Centennial State’s residence. Even with natives like me being increasingly hard to find, the love of our football team has never wavered. That team and that sport is firmly part of the Colorado DNA. It is part of what makes Coloradan’s, Coloradan’s. We put on the orange and blue and root-on our team (which, just to remind all the non-orange-and-blures out there, our team is the reigning champions! Sorry, I had to do it ☺).
Moving south of the Mile High City is another football team that is beloved by many Coloradan’s. They do not play on quit the same stage as the orange and blue, and in many cases they aren’t even considered a true contender among their own football peers. However, this team has a history of overachieving and accomplishing great feats. This team sits in our own backyard and is a northern Colorado Springs neighbor of New Life Church. This team represents our country. This team is the United States Air Force Academy Fighting Falcons.
The reason I want to talk about this team is because two years ago they did something that really exemplifies the point I want to bring about in this article. Continue reading “Winning Leadership”