When the “Leader” Becomes the “Misleader”

Rereading Life Together for the 20th time. Always timely. This quotation is from the introduction. 1933, February Germany Bonhoeffer had just turned 27 years of age “In February Bonhoeffer delivered a lecture broadcast over the Berlin radio in which he flayed the German public for its hankering after a ‘leader’ who would inevitably become a … More When the “Leader” Becomes the “Misleader”

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Curated for Thought

Curated Content to Encourage Thinking Back by popular demand. I am going to start curating content and supplying links from my reading again after a three year hiatus. Many have asked me to continue but it was Mark Smith that was the “last straw” tipping the scales.  These weekend links, books and blog reviews do … More Curated for Thought

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“Among Cannibals, one feels guilty for not cleaning his plate.”

And that is the world we live in. When the morals and standards of a nation decline, when the standard operating procedure for all things ethical is mob rule, might, power, volume and “outrage” how can any nation survive.  Forty-two years ago, John Warwick Montgomery, in a tiny book titled THE LAW ABOVE THE LAW … More “Among Cannibals, one feels guilty for not cleaning his plate.”

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Ann’s Words

Filled with a knowledge of Scripture, this one sentence from Ann Voskamp’s blog post today (“What to hold on to when it feels like the world is hurting”) is worth contemplating, as is the whole post she offers the world today. There is faith that stands or falls on the truth that the future with … More Ann’s Words

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Bigot in Chief!

I actually posted a shorter version of this post on a Facebook discussion on my daughter’s page. She had quoted one of the Schonleber Family Slogans, namely, “It is always right to do the right thing.” It was great to see that one of the slogans she learned in childhood still guides her thoughts today. … More Bigot in Chief!

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Controversy Coming

I’m working on a post that I don’t want to write but feel compelled to because of the political chaos in the current Presidential election campaign.  The tentative title is Ten Biblical Reasons Not to Support Donald Trump for President. Here’s the first point: Donald Trump Feeds Anger to Angry People. “The anger of men does … More Controversy Coming

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