Well, it’s official. The head buffaloes at Penn State covered up the decades of sexual abuse of underage boys. In my work as a consultant to organizations over the last 20+ years the #1 problem is leadership failing to discover and/or act openly and honorably with problems. Sweeping it under the rug never ever works.
The mark of a great organization, including any ecclesia (“church”), is: 1) how fast the worst news travels from the very bottom to the very top, 2) then dealt with in consensus fashion in a rigorous, honorable way with open communication for the best decisions, and finally 3) is implemented with accountability from very top to very bottom.
But…what role do we as Christians play, if any, in the satanic Sandusky saga ?
Why do you suppose they covered it up? The official report states to protect the repudiation of the football program and the school.
But why? [Read more…]