At this week’s scout troop meeting, we considered the meaning of “A Scout is Reverent” and how our scouts actually view the concept of reverence. While I expected the scouts to yawn and be bored, they engaged in a lively discussion and debate about the issue.
According to the 1911 BSA handbook, the scout law concludes with the following statement; “A scout is reverent. He is reverent toward God. He is faithful in his religious duties and respects the convictions of others in matters of custom and religion.”