Tag Archives: leadership

Turn in the Path

Alright, parish; let me tell you what’s going on in my soul right now. Let’s restate some things. Reality has shifted over the past few weeks by increments. As Sister Christine puts it, most days we wake up in a … Continue reading

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Proverbs 26

The advice to nobility continues, with an emphasis to watch out for certain kinds of people. We remind ourselves that “fool” and “folly” refer to a failure to subject the mind to the supremacy of the heart. Thus, it is … Continue reading

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Not Born-Again

Please don’t convert to my religion. One of the hardest things to explain is the perverted trap of Western mental habits enshrined in how language is used. I’m not the first person to notice the huge difference; I learned this … Continue reading

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Fruitless Shepherding

There is no accounting for some people’s tastes. When I was a kid, a very popular rock song was “Spirit in the Sky” (YouTube link). The guy who wrote it was mocking the gospel message. However, the fellow who programmed … Continue reading

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Chasing Sheep on Narrow Tracks

He doesn’t have too awful many, so it’s worth chasing down the few that can be found. I’m serving the Shepherd King. That’s a parable of reality, a parable and reality few recognize, never mind what the PR suggests. He … Continue reading

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Shepherd Tough

We are shepherds; we exult in our toughness. Not that we idolize the little engine that could, but we each seek to be the little engine that would. It is not the toughness of “we can do it” but of … Continue reading

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A Few Management Errors

I’ve watched managers and leaders screw up their own position so badly that they destroyed the operation itself. This is not guidance you’ll get from a secular or Christian leadership seminar. This is guidance that comes from the Ancient Hebrew … Continue reading

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