Jesus, Son of Joseph
FROM: Jordan Management Consultants
Thank you for submitting the resumes
of the twelve men you have picked for managerial positions in your new
organization. All of them have now taken our battery of tests, and we have
not only run the results through our computers, but also arranged personal
interviews for each of them with our psychologist and vocation aptitude
It is the opinion of the staff that most
of your nominees are lacking in background, education and vocational aptitude
for the type of enterprise you are undertaking. They do not have the team
concept. We recommend that you continue your search for persons of
experience in managerial ability and proven capacity.
summarized the findings of our study below:
* Simon Peter is
emotional, unstable and given to fits of temper.
* Andrew has
absolutely no quality of leadership.
* The two brothers, James and
John, the sons of Zebedee, place personal interests above Company
* Thomas demonstrates a questioning attitude that would
tend to undermine morale.
* We believe it is our duty to tell you
that the Greater Jerusalem
Better Business Bureau has blacklisted
* James, the sons of Alphaeus, and Thaddeus definitely
have radical leanings. Additionally, they both registered high scores on
the manic depressive scale.
* However, one of the candidates shows
great potential. He's a man of ability and resourcefulness; he is a great
networker; has a keen business mind; and has strong contacts in influential
circles. He's highly motivated, very ambitious and adept with financial
matters. We recommend Judas Iscariot as your Controller and Chief
All the other profiles are
self-explanatory. We wish you the utmost success in your new
What if Jesus had chosen the twelve based on
the modern methods of leadership selection? Most of them would have never
had a chance to participate.
Jesus chooses people not
for who they are, but for what they can become in Him. Aren't you glad
that when Jesus looked at you, He didn't take you for what you were (a sinner);
but He took you for what you could be. Jesus sees the potential in all of
us, and has called us to be disciples.
Jesus is still saying,