The End of the Beginning

November 13, 2010 — Leave a comment

Below is the final section from the first chapter of my book entitled, A Day of Hope: Leading Volunteers to Make a Difference in Your Community.  For the past two weeks I have been posting the first chapter on my blog for free. If you missed it, you can read all the sections by going to the links below:

Purpose: What's the true meaning of A Day of Hope?
It's All About the Love
In the Eyes of a Basket Recipient
In the Eyes of a Volunteer
What I Love About A Day of Hope
What I Get Out of A Day of Hope
Why I Think You Should Do A Day of Hope
Core Values


For one chapter I’ve done my best to “sell” you on what it means to do A Day of Hope—to tell you a little bit about why you might want to do A Day of Hope in your community.  I must come clean and tell you my hope is that you will lead a project similar to A Day of Hope in your community.  Your project won’t look exactly like ours.  Every single person is different (that’s what makes human beings so beautiful), so your project will naturally look, feel, and taste differently.  But it’s definitely my hope and prayer that after reading the rest of this book you’ll desire to lead A Day of Hope in your community.

Now that I’ve given you lots of personal stories and insights on why I think it’s good to do A Day of Hope, let’s dig into what A Day of Hope actually looks like.

Christopher L. Scott

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Christopher Scott is Small Groups Pastor at Rocky Hilly Community Church in Exeter, CA. He has more than ten years of experience leading volunteers, running nonprofit programs, and teaching the Bible in small group settings. He holds a bachelor's degree from Fresno Pacific University and master's degree from Dallas Theological Seminary.

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