Who Will Tell The President He Has No Clothes?

When I come across an old story that mimics something that is happening today, I can't resist the urge to draw parallels between the two.  And, so it was with a tale entitled, "The Emperor's New Clothes", by Hans Christian Andersen. In Anderson's tale, there existed an emperor, whose love for fine clothes was well-known, and well-financed by … Continue reading Who Will Tell The President He Has No Clothes?

Casting Pearls

"I urge you, brothers and sisters, to watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way that are contrary to the teaching you have learned [ emphasis added]. Keep away from them.  For such people are not serving our Lord Christ, but their own appetites. By smooth talk and flattery they deceive the minds of naive … Continue reading Casting Pearls

What is a “Calling” Anyway?

When someone says that they have been "called" to a vocation or mission, have you ever wondered, how? Is a calling manifested in a burning bush, as with Moses, or a lightning bolt, as with Martin Luther?  These two instances serve to point out, that there is no one way God's calling is communicated and … Continue reading What is a “Calling” Anyway?