Leaders should lead, and the people should, too.

A Thorn in the Flesh

Let me begin with a plea to attend Bible Study on Tuesdays at 10 am at GPC, this is a time of nourishment as we gather to reflect on God’s Word. Ok, gratuitous plug is over. But I take the time to remind you of this opportunity because Bible Study is beginning to look at the Letter of James, and boy, do we need to be studying this letter right now.

Perhaps we should spend some time on James 3:1, “Not many of you should become teachers, my brother and sisters, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness.” Or perhaps we should reflect upon 3:5b, “How great a forest is set ablaze by a small fire” the author writes to speak about the dangers of an unchecked tongue. The United States definitely needs to read the Letter of James, we should make it a…

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