Protecting Our Liberty & Inalienable Rights: Part III

There was a time when America looked to its houses of worship and preachers of righteousness for guidance. Today too many Christian leaders will not speak with a moral voice to political issues, condemn corrupt leaders, or endorse political candidates who espouse our values.  Our government has intimidated them into silence, denying our citizens a … Continue reading Protecting Our Liberty & Inalienable Rights: Part III

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Taxes, Budgets, & Free Markets: The Bible Speaks

When it comes to fairness and ethics in the 21st century, people have different ideas about what is right and moral.  This disagreement–or difference in the application of morality–is the foundation, I believe, for engaging in the serious discussion of fiscal policy and the divide between government and Middle America.  In our post-modern world, where … Continue reading Taxes, Budgets, & Free Markets: The Bible Speaks

Law Enforcement Leadership: Lessons from Jesus

There is an old adage that says, “Great leaders are born, not made.” While this may be a famous saying, in a cursory survey of the adage on Google, I found almost universally that no one with any experience in training leaders believes it. It is apparent that Jesus—messiah, servant, prophet, and sage from Nazareth—did … Continue reading Law Enforcement Leadership: Lessons from Jesus

Defending YOUR faith: Why It’s Important–Part II

Christians need to pick their battles. In part one of this series I mentioned minutia, and how we shouldn't get caught up in it. Where did Cain get his wife? Why are there differences in Bible versions? How come Christians are such hypocrites? Or other trivialities. Critics of the faith will find something to dispute, no … Continue reading Defending YOUR faith: Why It’s Important–Part II

Want to Manage Well? Mind the Small Things

Quiet Commitment David’s example of leadership is found exemplified in Luke 6:10a, “He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much….” David’s ascent from shepherd to king of Israel begins with him caring for the least of creatures to caring for God’s chosen people. His rise to leadership was gradual … Continue reading Want to Manage Well? Mind the Small Things