Bureaucracies in all forms, shapes and sizes have one thing in common, they try and control variables. I don’t think it matters if you are speaking about the federal government or your local city council or, for that matter, your congregational governance, if there is a bureaucracy it has a set of parameters and objectives which give it purpose. They have a specific goal in mind for the organization and a big part of what they must do is control all the variables that might impinge upon that goal.
By Paul Koch – A friend of mine was trying to explain to a district official (whom I […]
Last weekend I was in Philadelphia and had the opportunity to explore some or our nations historic sights […]