Destructive Shepherds

During this joyous Christmas season honoring the baby in the manger, angelic choirs, visiting Magi, and humble shepherds tending their flocks, it is time to take a closer look at those shepherds and their flocks. But this ain't your normal Christmas piece. There are shepherds, and then there are shepherds. Our Founders looked through Greek, Roman, and biblical authors to find general principles to guide them as they set up this nation and instilled in it a genetic code. So should we. Biblical images still speak to millions today, though the more secular types just don't get it. One of these biblical principles is that shepherds are supposed guide people wisely. 15 Moses said to the LORD, 16 "May the LORD, the God of the spirits of all mankind, appoint a man over this community 17to go out and come in before them, one who will lead them out and bring them in, so the LORD's people will not be like sheep without a shepherd."(Numbers 27:15-17). Here we're talking about a...(Read Full Article)