- What I've learned about Scouting
A few thoughts about what I've learned Scouting is all about
- Why so much time?
An explanation of why it really does take all day
- Scoutmaster Qualifications
A list of things to look for in your ward's next Scoutmaster
- Becoming a Scoutmaster
Questions to ask before accepting the calling
- Scouting's Ideals Vs. Young Women Values
Compare and contrast - not the words, but the implementation
- The Hoops Hypothesis
Or, why we're settling for basketball this Wednesday. Again.
- Get Trained!
Why training is a continual process
- By Assignment
Get Parents involved by putting them on the Troop (or Pack) Committee
- Prepared | For What?
High expectations, and teaching the ideals through the requirements
- What Manner of Men?
Mike Rowe addresses the 2012 National Annual Meeting
- Cookies and Platters
A real-life fable on understanding whom we're working for
- The Calf Path
Why are we stuck in this rut, anyway? (A poem by Samuel Walter Foss)
- The Blind Men and the Elephant
A tale about our limited perception (a poem by John Godfrey Saxe)
- The Commitment EDGE
How teaching the Scout way prepares youth to teach in the Lord's way
- No time for fun, we'll be late for fun
A bit of a rant on imposing undue limitations to activities, and priorities, and...
- Advice for my Sister
and any other
LDSadult leader of youth
- Of Teeth and Tradition
Changing for the better, and a good second leader
- My Committee Needs
How a Committee can really be useful (Adventures and Accidents)
- Planning backpacking meals
Nutritious, delicious and lightweight (Colorado Scouter)
- Andy's Rules
101 rules for Scouting and Life (Ask Andy)
- Lawn Chair Leadership
Using the Patrol Method effectively (Utah National Parks Council Blog)
- Merit Badges as Mission Prep
How Acquiring Merit Badges Helps Prepare Young Men for Missionary Service (LDS/BSA Relationships Blog)
- Scout Law for Missionaries
How the Scout Law Applies to Missionary Service - (LDS/BSA Relationships Blog)
- Being Mentally Awake
Awake, Aware, and Able - (Scoutmaster CG)
- A "Lazy" Scoutmaster
Leave 'em alone and let 'em learn! (Ask Andy)
A selection of posts that I really enjoyed writing, plus a few I didn't write.
Prepared. | For Life.™