What is your favorite hymn? Recently on Facebook, a question was raised. It was a simple question, really. “What is your favorite hymn? The pull-at-your-heartstrings kind of favorite hymn?” Thinking it would get lost in the plethora of political squabbles and cute kitten videos, I didn’t think anyone would respond.Read more
Teaching About Peacemaking Through Song Today we’d like to feature a song from Freedom to Lead International®‘s (FTL) most recent trip to Bamako, Mali. It is here where indigenous musicians developed culture specific songs to go along with FTL’s leadership development module on Peacemaking.Read more
Here is an example of how the use of songs in The Garden Project cultivates competent Christ-centered leaders.
This song comes from the Oriya people of Orissa, India where Freedom to Lead’s Song Development Team will be working in September. You can hear the clear rhythmic groove and the refined vocal inflection of this chant-like song in Oriya “classical style.” The instruments include the nal (local double-headed drum) and dara (tambourine).
This month (starting October 6) Freedom to Lead International® will be back in India and Nepal! During our time there we will be doing various events throughout the region, culminating October 22-24 with our final leadership development module on Spiritual Leadership. This module will complete Phase 1 of our ministry in India and Nepal. We anticipate great things as we go from this place. The Story is not finished yet.Read more