Some Simple (but not Simplistic) Summer Reading, part 2

As our country prepares for the presidential election, there will, no doubt, be a lot of conversation about leadership. For the next 5 months, there will be all kinds of talking heads talking about what kind of leadership qualities are necessary in a president. But it's not just the folks at the top who need…

Leadership Lessons from George Washington

What does leadership look like? Is it posture, or position, or title? Well, those things can give you the role of leader, or the look of a leader, but none of those are leadership. If you have to tell people you are a leader, well ... you're probably not. Interestingly enough, our country's first great leader understood…

Blogging the Bible – 4 Lessons from Judges

Is there a book anywhere else in the Bible that has as many interesting characters as we find in the book of Judges? There’s Eglon, a man so corpulent (to put it nicely) that he tended to lose things (inside himself). There’s Jael, who must have been an expert camper (read the story; you’ll understand).…