Submitted on March 23, 2022 U.S. theologist Warren Wiersbe once wrote, “The past is a rudder to guide you, not an anchor to drag you. We must learn from the past, but not live in the past.” Wiersbe was absolutely correct when we consider the COVID-19 pandemic, and perhaps even more apposite, the widespread fallout from the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Today, more than ever, we need nimble and agile strategies with inherent capacities to reshape and improve. This very much means learning from the past, so we become far better at anticipating, preparing, collaborating, and adapting. These are topics…
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