Category Archives: Leadership Series

Leadership Series: Felix the Governor – So close, yet so far

Read Acts 23:1-24:27 When I was in New York, I got called for jury duty once.  And in the case that I was a potential juror on, the crime, armed robbery, occurred in December 2002, and it was finally getting … Continue reading

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Leadership Series: Herod the King – The birth of Persecution

Read Acts 12 You have seen this time and time again.  Someone does something and fails, and someone else immediately tries to do the exact same thing in the exact same way.  And to the surprise of no one, just … Continue reading

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Leadership Series: Pontius Pilate – People Pleaser

Read St. John 18:28-40 When you are a leader, by nature, you want your name to be remembered for years, if not centuries to come; but you want your name to be remembered for the right reason.  You want to … Continue reading

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Leadership Series: Herod Antipas – Looking for signs

Read St. Luke 23:6-17 Leaders are always the last to know.  They are the last to know when their time in the sun has come to an end; they are the last to know about the real problems and the … Continue reading

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Leadership Series: Herod the Tetrarch – Bearing the Burden

Read St. Mark 6:14-29 One of the greatest burdens that any ruler carries is the burden of putting people to death.  One would hope that the President of the United States, or the leaders of Britain or France or any … Continue reading

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Leadership Series: Archelaus – Living under a dictator

Read St. Matthew 2:19-23 Herod the Great was a brutal ruler who killed his own family members, not to mention the baby boys in Bethlehem, in an attempt to keep power.  In a case of the apple not falling far … Continue reading

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Leadership Series – Herod the Great – Paranoid Ruler

Read St. Matthew 2:1-18 In Star Wars, Episode 3, Anikan meets with Chancellor Palpetine and discusses the location of General Grevious, and then the idea of power.  As he continues to manipulate Anikan, the Chancellor informs him that even the … Continue reading

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