from Willow Creek Leadership Summit 2008: Session 3 Part 2, Wendy Kopp, Teach for America Wow. Wendy was certainly inspiring. Her conversation with Bill Hybels was wonderful to listen to, but difficult to capture in writing because it was an interview. So, I'm not even going to try. Here are just a couple of things:
13 million kids in America live below the poverty line. Half of those never graduate high school.
"It's easy to lead something you really believe in."
Bill: "You are anabashed about asking people to give up 2 years of their lives, and you see results. Why are church people afraid to ask people to sacrifice?" [paraphrase]
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