I love to brag on my church…ahem, boast in Christ on my church! We have some seriously smart people around here in the Huntsville, AL area. Half of the church’s email addresses are “@nasa.gov”. We have someone in our church with a masters degree in “theater campaign war strategies” from West Point who helped plan the attack on Iraq. We have a video game programmer who designs situational combat games for the army. We have a guy in our church with well over 10 U.S. patents in his name in the area of diffusing bombs. Apparently, when the L.A. bomb squad has a question, they call him! Even our students talk smack about who made the highest 30 on their ACTs. Nerd alert!
The main truth when taking a look at 1 Kings 1 – 4 is wisdom. I think at times an educated society can become complacent in its intelligence and knowledge which will, in turn, hinder us from becoming truly wise. Wisdom is far different than facts and smarts. Continue reading