"It was the government — the Roman Empire, no less — who tried to free Jesus and it was the faith leaders who demanded his death. It was church, not state, that declared their only king and leader to be Caesar."
"Insurrections — political or otherwise — are about power; the Resurrection is about life, its inward character and its subsequent outward expression. Only the latter yields true influence."
"We must learn to live before we can lead. Only then, will our discourse have resolve. Otherwise, we lead and govern with power instead of influence, as we too often do today."
Why do we look to political leaders to solve the world's problems? Are political movements sufficient to resolving the world's problems? What is the difference between power and influence? How do our lives different from today's political rhetoric?
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"Life, Politics, and the Resurrection"
by Samuel Chen, Principal Director, The Liddell Group
April 16, 2017 l Medium