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Less is more

"Less is more" Continued...

Issue: "Follow the Greenback Road," Jan. 25, 1997

It happens that all three of those men, along with several others I bumped into during the morning, are professing Christians. All three made it clear their faith in Christ has helped them cope with increased pressures on the job in recent months. Their testimonies were bright, articulate, outspoken, and confident.

So I was heartened to see a concrete expression of the hope that government can be contained. What had grown out of control can in fact be thoughtfully shrunk without jeopardizing the people's wellbeing. In demonstrating that to us all, the Coast Guard may be throwing out one of its most important lifelines ever.

Joel Belz
Joel Belz

Joel, WORLD's founder, writes a regular column for the magazine and contributes commentaries for The World and Everything in It. He is also the author of Consider These Things.


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