There may not be any disappointment in heaven but there's going to be a whole lot of surprise because Jesus said, “Not everyone who calls out to me, ‘Lord! Lord!’ will enter the Kingdom of Heaven. Only those who actually do the will of my Father in heaven will enter. Mat. 7: 21-23
22 On judgment day many will say to me, ‘Lord! Lord! We prophesied in your name and cast out demons in your name and performed many miracles in your name.
23 But I will reply, ‘I never knew you. Get away from me, you who break God’s laws.
Of course the people to whom this applies are so self-deceived they won't know this is referring to them until it’s too late. God ain't playin. He is about to separate the wheat from the tares.
Today begins the recording of "The Revolution". When I began working as a program director of three radio stations, I decided to document the experience; a written record of the daily happenings at the radio stations of the challenges, lessons, successes, failures that came with turning around less-than-stellar management teams.
Unfortunately, I quickly discovered that the root of the issue was a systemic, leadership based, malignant incompetency that would require the complete re-education of the core team. If no such action was taken, it would have caused irreparable damage and embarrassment to the ownership group.
There is a little-known prophet in the Holy Scriptures by the name of Micah. He is considered a “minor” prophet. However, Micah the minor prophet had some pretty major things to say that speak just as powerfully today as they did in 700 B.C. when he began his prophetic warnings to Israel and Judah.
There are accusations that the Pope Benedict XVI is retiring to avoid arrest by a government and a respected child abuse watchdog group for covering up child abuse and protecting child abusers.
This past Sunday was the final Sunday of Pope Benedict XVI. He is doing something that no Pope has done in over 600 years. He is retiring. The official Vatican explanation for the Pope’s retirement is that he no longer has the mental or physical strength to lead the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics.