Who Are Your Heroes?

Reflections from Ed Miller...

I've always loved heroes. I watched all the super hero cartoons and movies when I was young. I can't take most of the super hero movies today, (Too much visual stimulation, I must be getting old!) but I'm still attracted to the idea of heroes. 

One person stands high on my list of heroes. That would be William Wilberforce. Os Guinness shares at length about Wilberforce in his excellent work, The Call
Amazingly, no great reformer in Western history is so little known as William Wilberforce. He thought, as millions have thought before and since, that "spiritual" affairs are far more important than "secular" affairs. Fortunately, a minister - John Newton, the converted slave trader who wrote "Amazing Grace" - persuaded Wilberforce that God wanted him to stay in politics rather than enter the ministry. "It's hoped and believed," Newton wrote, "that the Lord has raised you up for the good of the nation." After much prayer and thought, Wilberforce concluded that Newton was right. God was calling him to champion the liberty of the oppressed - as a Parliamentarian. "My walk," he wrote in his journal in 1788, "is a public one. My business is in the world; and I must mix in the assemblies of men, or quit the post which Providence seems to have assigned me."
William Wilberforce was vilified and blocked in his commitment to eradicate the slave trade in Great Britain, but he was not deterred from his mission. He labored tirelessly for nearly 50 years before he accomplished his goal. He stands as an example and a hero to me. 

Who are your heroes?

Please leave a comment and share with us.

Do you have a vision for something new and different in the character of your children? Do you have a strategy for how to accomplish that? If you need some help, we have 2 great resources for you this week.  

The first is the Motivate Your Child (MYC) eBook. You can get the Kindle or Nook version for just $2.99 through the end of the day today. That's an amazing deal. You won't see it at such a low price again this year. Today is the last day to get this price. The link on this graphic will take you to a web page we've created. You can go to Amazon from there. If you want the Nook, go to Barnes and Noble.


This is "Launch Week" for our new title that syncs with Motivate Your Child (MYC).  This book can be read with MYC, but it can also stand alone. It's a wonderful resource that was developed from Dr. Scott Turansky's parent coaching ministry. Motivate Your Child ACTION PLAN (MYCAP) gives you step by step help to develop a tailored growth plan for each of your children. You'll receive instructions for leading weekly meetings with you child to discuss the plan and inspire growth. Thirty-minute audio presentations accompany each chapter to further develop the content and communicate it through a different learning channel. 

It's available for 25% off in our web store through the end of the month. Amazon has it at the same price. You can use the coupon code in this graphic to get an additional $5.00 off in the NCBP web store. The
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We'll be holding another Facebook Release Party on Wednesday, May 20 at 9:00 pm Eastern Time (That's tonight!!) Scott will once again be answering your parenting questions and we'll be giving away a lot of wonderful prizes including a Kindle Fire. You can RSVP right now and then you'll get a reminders prior to the event. The Party actually takes place on our NCBP Facebook Page. 


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Who are your heroes?


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