The Paradox of Leaders

In today’s Bible reading* we see a familiar theme: A king comes to power and “does what is right in the eyes of the Lord”. However, the king isn’t wholly committed to walking with God; he allows idolatry in the land. It’s a paradox of leaders of God’s people. As I mentioned earlier and in…

Choose Your Counselors Wisely

In today’s Bible reading* we read about King Rehoboam who consulted two sets of counselors and heard two very different responses. The people came to him and asked him to be kind to them, unlike King Solomon had been. First, he consulted the elders who had counseled King Solomon. They encouraged King Rehoboam to lead…

Donald Trump Found Guilty …

Preface note: This is NOT one of my “devotional” posts based on the day’s Bible readings. This is an exercise in “free speech”, a provision in the US Constitution’s First Amendment. I plan to not make any further comments on yesterday’s verdict. I have many, more important things to spend my time and effort on….