Month: November 2011

Contentment: Philippians 4:10-14

“I rejoice greatly in the Lord that at last you have renewed your concern for me. Indeed, you have been concerned, but you had no opportunity to show it. I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances. I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether l ...[Read More]

Jehovah’s Witnesses

Crystal Cathedral is in the news for bankruptcy and then selling to the Catholic Diocese for $57 million. They could not support the vision of an individual or make it to the next generation in the family. Jehovah’s Witnesses is an example of a successful but accidental example of succession. It is stronger now and growing faster than when the founder was alive. There are 7.2 million members world ...[Read More]

Christian Science

In “Young Man Luther”, Erik Erikson says, “Ideological leaders, so it seems, are subject to excessive fears which they can master only by reshaping the thoughts of their contemporaries; while those contemporaries are always glad to have their thoughts reshaped by those who so desperately care to do so. Born leaders seem to fear only more consciously what in some form everybody fears in the depths ...[Read More]