Warren Cole Smith

Warren is the host of WORLD Radio’s Listening In. He previously served as WORLD's vice president and associate publisher. He currently serves as president of MinistryWatch and has written or co-written several books, including Restoring All Things: God's Audacious Plan to Change the World Through Everyday People. Warren resides in Charlotte, N.C. Follow him on Twitter @WarrenColeSmith.

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A long slide

Charities | Years of decline led the Boy Scouts of America to mortgage its biggest property in 2019
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 1/02/20, 12:26 pm

Mark Stinnett has Philmont Scout Ranch in his blood. 

As a youth, he became an Eagle Scout and member of the staff of Philmont, Scouting’s premier high adventure camp in New Mexico. While on staff, he met the young woman, Carol, who would become his wife. After graduating from college and law school, he became president of the Philmont Staff Association, an alumni group made up of thousands of former Philmont staff members. He took a position on Philmont’s Ranch Committee, an oversight board charged with making strategic decisions for the ranch.

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Billy Hathorn

A desperate move?

Boy Scouts | The Boy Scouts mortgage their ‘crown jewel’
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 11/18/19, 09:08 am

The Boy Scouts of America has mortgaged Philmont Scout Ranch, one of the BSA’s largest and most valuable properties, according to documents obtained by MinistryWatch.com. 

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The curse of Cain

Essay | Travel is not everything we make it out to be
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 6/29/19, 09:36 am

“We are all strangers in a strange land, longing for home, but not quite knowing what or where home is. We glimpse it sometimes in our dreams, or as we turn a corner, and suddenly there is a strange, sweet familiarity that vanishes almost as soon as it comes.” ―Madeleine L’Engle

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