Two years ago, I got a privilege to meet Mart DeHaan, who was the president of RBC Ministries at that time, the grandson of the founder of RBC Ministries. He is the most humble leader that I have ever met, and even arguably one of the most humble among all the leaders that I have ever known!
As a leader that has lead RBC Ministries for 26 years that time, I haven’t heard any single negative thingabout him. Every stories that I heard about him from the others are always about how others have experienced his kindness and how they were so impressed with his kindness and humility. Simply unbelievable!
And, two years ago, I got a privilege to get the first-hand experience of his kindness and humility, when he came to Jakarta from USA. When I first met him at the airport, he didn’t only shake my hand, he also looked at my eyes. He meant his handshake and asked for my name. For about 10 seconds, I got a full attention from the highest-position leader of an international ministry. And he did that not only to me, but to others also. He meant every handshake that he did and got interested to know more about the people whom he is handshaking.
So many good impressions that I got from him, but maybe the greatest that I will never forget is this following moment: