Brick by brick

When I first met Pastor Steve Essenburg, it was inside of a Tim Horton’s on Groesbeck Avenue near Mount Clemens. We had decided to meet because Macomb Habitat needed a board member who served a very disadvantaged population in order to meet...

Servant Leadership

Every year, we focus on ways in which our Habitat affiliate can grow stronger and become even more effective than the year before.  This year, we hope to accomplish those goals by focusing on the concept of “Servant Leadership.”

What is...

Thankful For The Board

I have been in the non-profit sector since I was 21 years old. Much of that time I have had the privilege
of holding an executive position and working with a Board of Directors.

Some of those boards have been amazing, and others have not....

Never Assume word collage

Never Assume

The interesting thing about Habitat is that it is such a recognized charity and is so closely associated with a famous President, that people falsely assume many things about it.

I'd like to dispel or...

Child spreading arms on beach at sunset

Fair & Proud

As I reflect upon what it means to be an American, the one word that seems to settle well with me is “fairness.” For me that means making ethical choices while treating everyone fairly knowing that some will agree and disagree with the...