Time to Grow Up

Hillary Clinton made the news again this week as she bemoaned the number of millennials who found it convenient and desirable to graduate from college and move into their parents’ basement. On this point, and probably this point alone, Sectetary Clinton and I are in agreement. Children need to grow up! Laura (my wife) and … More Time to Grow Up

Evaluating the Elder

In the Old Testament, God used the terms prophet, priest, elder, judge, and father somewhat interchangeably. While God was Israel’s Chief Shepherd, he consistently provided sinful and redeemed under-shepherds to lead, protect, correct, and nourish his people. In the New Testament, God used different labels: elder, pastor, shepherd, teacher, priest, presbyter, and bishop were all used interchangeably. Again, there was … More Evaluating the Elder