Authority or Influence?

As a pastor, I have authority in my community- but authority is not really what I want. What I really want is influence. Authority is the ability to get people to do what I think they should do. Influence, however, is the ability to move people to want to do what they need to do.[…]

The Rabbi is wrong on a couple of points….

I don't find myself much in agreement with Southern Baptist Al Mohler, but… Rabbi Shmuley Boteach (most famous as a spiritual director of sorts to Michael Jackson) has responded on the Huffington Post to a tweet by Mohler. Mohler's offense? Offering Jesus to Anthony Weiner.  Mohler tweeted "Dear Congressman Weiner: There is no effective 'treatment'[…]