The Statesman’s Source of Hope Every governing official faces frustration over challenges in achieving goals. This is especially significant for the leader committed to doing good, which we often refer to as a Statesman. Such a leader is generally operating contrary to those surrounding in the governing process, who may be described as politicians according […]
Ce que l’homme d’État peut apprendre de
Ce que l’homme d’État peut apprendre des réflexions du roi David sur la gouvernance (What the Statesman Can Learn from King David’s Insights on Governing) C’est lui qui a tellement péché que, même s’il avait des centaines d’épouses et de maîtresses, il désirait la femme d’un autre homme, le rendant responsable de sa mort? Ou […]
The Statesman’s Resource of a Personal
The Statesman’s Resource of a Personal Guide It was King David who began Psalm 23 with words that should inspire every Statesman: The Lord is my shepherd (Psalm 23:1). He, as a ruler, was continually challenged with threats beyond his capacity. Here, he presents the image of himself as a vulnerable sheep dependent upon a protective shepherd […]
The View of God Upon Which to Build Sta...
The View of God Upon Which to Build Statesmanship I believe everyone is familiar with the encounter that David had with Goliath. David was a teenager. Goliath was a 9’9” tall, seasoned, powerful warrior. Everyone knows that David fearlessly felled this giant with a pebble employing a slingshot, perhaps the crudest of all instruments. However, […]
What the Statesman Can Learn from King ...
What the Statesman Can Learn from King David’s Insights on Governing King David provides us with invaluable perspective when it comes to governing a nation within God’s current-day system. Who is David? Is he King? Or is he the man who loved God as much as any man who ever walked on this earth? […]