Archive for November, 2015

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When They Call Us By Our First Name

TheDiscipleMD Yesterday I was on the phone with a salesman. He began his presentation by calling me by my first name. For some reason, salesmen are now being taught that if they say your first name five times in the first thirty seconds, somehow you will believe that they are a close friend. Their opening […]

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The Safest Road To Hell Is…

TheDiscipleMd Many years ago I received an urgent phone call from my brother. He requested a favor of me. The radiator on his car was badly leaking. He needed to go on a business appointment that was about sixty miles away and he wondered if he could switch cars with me. I told him that […]

Al Capone

Legalizing Capone

TheDiscipleMD Al Capone was an American gangster in the 1920’s and 30’s. Among the crimes that he committed was racketeering. “A racket is an illegal business… Engaging in a racket is called racketeering. Several forms of racket exist… A well-known example is the numbers racket, a form of illegal lottery.” ( Wikipedia). Although he was […]

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