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How Do You Say Black Swan in Mandarin?

How Do You Say Black Swan in Mandarin?

Michael Schuman’s reminder in a recent BusinessWeek article is one of the clearest high level observations I’ve read on the perverse and unpredictable nature of too much debt in the short run, never mind the long term requirement to repay it; he focuses on the...
Should I Model Jesus or Darwin?

Should I Model Jesus or Darwin?

As many of you know, I recently spent several days in London with a group of wonderful Believers who are originally from Nigeria, at an event for Joshua’s Army.  We were joined by a pastor from Lagos, Nigeria, and by a pastor in the Nigerian community in London,...
Tolerance, Modesty, Chivalry

Tolerance, Modesty, Chivalry

In this season of graduation speeches, I thought it would be good to revisit three important words which we rarely hear in public use, and whose original meanings are therefore fast disappearing. I will start with tolerance, defined as a fair, objective, and...
Spiritual Warfare

Spiritual Warfare

This month’s post is written primarily  to believers. It will make little sense to others, and even believers don’t typically spend much time focused on Spiritual Warfare, which is exactly what Satan wants, and makes his destructive mission much easier. Satan...
Practical Thoughts On Our Next Step

Practical Thoughts On Our Next Step

This Saturday I spent the first part of the day on two unrelated but connected events. In the morning I assisted my talented wife as she visited several Estate Sales on their second days, looking for bargains from the belongings of those who moved to a different...
Can President Trump Return Christian Values to our Nation?

Can President Trump Return Christian Values to our Nation?

Last week a reader of The President asked me during a group Skype discussion whether I think President Trump can return Christian values to our nation.  I believe the answer is “Yes”, for him or for any President, though perhaps not as one might initially think, and...