Professionalism, Standards of Conduct & Personal Communications

ProfessionalismToday, the need arose to discuss matters of professionalism, standards of conduct and appropriate behavior as it relates to how I do my work here on this website. After two years of writing articles and interacting with followers, this is a good time to lay out some guidelines. 

Just so everyone understands where I’m coming from, I’m going to include relevant parts of my personal career background and training in executive-level leadership. From this point on, this article will serve to publicize my own personal standards that I aim to live by and the expectations I have for those who contact me.

Military Background

I recently completed 20 years in the US military as a commissioned officer and earned my status as a “retired officer”.  I’m a graduate of a top American university and my entire college education was fully paid for by the US military, a cost of $250,000.  It was God who called me into the military and it was He who wanted me to stay a full 20 years.

As a result of my experience in the military, I have a style and manner of handling what I do here that may or may not fit those who are accustomed to “professional ministry”.  As it pertains to you, the reader, it would be good to understand what I will describe here because my style may not be what you expect at certain times.

I am, by nature and by training, a very forthcoming person.  I believe in telling you exactly what I think and you will rarely have reason to guess what’s in my head. If I have something to tell you, I will try to be friendly and diplomatic but in the end, I’m going to just tell you like it is.  If I believe something is out of order, you’re going to hear about it one way or the other. I really don’t believe in candy-coating.

There is far too much babying in the church and it has produced a culture of weak minded immature people who can’t handle any form of pressure or correction. If you are a thin-skinned, easily offended person, you need to grow up and probably, you need to go elsewhere.  Afterall, you don’t have to communicate with me, there are well over one million blogs on the planet and mine is not one of the most well-known.

What I do here on this website is only a small part of my calling.  In fact, my primary calling is actually to business as I have already written in several articles.  So, when you communicate with me, you need to know right up front that I am primarily a business guy but that I have a very strong conviction about pursuing God and the supernatural as it relates to advancing His kingdom.  Additionally, God has called me specifically to this realm of dreams and to be an interpreter of them and I very much enjoy doing this. 

And He said to them, “Why did you seek Me? Did you not know that I must be about My Father’s business?”
(Luke 2:49 NKJV)

Foreign Cultures

Many who contact me here are from foreign countries.  This works well for me because I’ve either lived in, or traveled to, many countries primarily within Europe and the Middle East. I am very familiar with how to deal with those of other countries and cultures.  If you have not traveled extensively, then you need to become familiar with how things are done outside of your own culture.

You also need to take an honest and accurate assessment of your own culture and correctly identify the strengths and weaknesses of it. There are things that are done well in your culture and there are things that are done poorly.

You need to be honest with yourself and correct those aspects that are wrong as you become aware of them. This also applies to those who live in my country – the United States.  I have learned to keep an open mind and to make many corrections about my own character as God continually reveals that to me.

Personal Boundaries and Professionalism

Because of my military career, I’ve had plenty of experience in dealing with a broad range of personal issues.  During my 20 years, I was many times assigned in a supervisory capacity over hundreds of military personnel in their 20’s and 30’s.  I’ve seen every form of negative behavior and personal circumstances that you could ever imagine, including the most horrible crimes and abuse.

It was my job to deal with these sorts of things regularly and I got more practice than I really wanted in handling these matters.  The situations that came up with those assigned under my supervision required me at times to deal with lawyers, police, counselors, chaplains and mental health professionals as it related to the negative situations they sometimes entangled themselves in. As a result, I have very extensive experience in dealing with sensitive personal situations.  

Inappropriate Female Communications

God specifically impressed on me very strongly in August, 2015 to interpret dreams for anyone who chose to contact me here through this website.  Since then, many have found me purely by their own Google searches or by other means.  As of the date of this article, I do not pay for advertisements of any type to publicize this website. All who contact me must find me at the expense of their own effort. 

Since August 2015, there have been and continue to be, a large number of women who contact me requesting that I interpret their dreams.  The vast majority of them have conducted themselves in an appropriate and respectful manner towards me but, there have been a very few who have not.

I want to be very clear about this: under no circumstances will I tolerate any woman making any suggestive comments toward me or in even the slightest manner, trying to force herself on me.  What I do on this website is strictly business and it is my requirement that all who want my help will conduct themselves in an appropriate manner.

Not to mention, if you are a Christian believer, you are required by God as clearly stated in the Bible to conduct yourself according to God’s clear instructions which you should already know by now.

that each of you should know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor, not in passion of lust, like the Gentiles who do not know God; that no one should take advantage of and defraud his brother in this matter, because the Lord is the avenger of all such, as we also forewarned you and testified.  For God did not call us to uncleanness, but in holiness.
(1 Thessalonians 4:4-7 NKJV)

As such, I will not tolerate any woman making personal advances and suggestive remarks to me here.  Anyone who does this is out of order and I will not hesitate to inform them of their inappropriate behavior and immediately terminate communication with them.  

The very fact that a woman would even think to make such comments toward me represents an overwhelming and blinding degree of arrogance, the root of this is self-exaltation (pride).

I do keep permanent records of all communications sent to me, so I will have the evidence to present in the case of any inappropriate behavior.

God Reveals All in Dreams

“If there arises among you a prophet or a dreamer of dreams, and he gives you a sign or a wonder
(Deuteronomy 13:1 NKJV)

It should be fairly obvious to the casual observer that I am what the Bible calls a “dreamer of dreams”. This means that God speaks to me at night in dreams.  In the last couple years, I have noticed that not one time has a negative situation come to me without God first warning me about it in advance.  I take no credit for that, it is God’s character to do such things for everyone who follows Him (Acts 10:34). He will do this for you also.

In recent months, God has given me specific insight about women who were going to make very inappropriate comments to me.  At times, He has even revealed the exact nature of their thoughts to me in advance as if they were written on a giant billboard.  If I really wanted to, I could post all those dreams from my journal right here along with the dates of each warning dream to prove my point. You cannot fool me when God speaks to me in dreams like this and you are not fooling the God that you claim to follow either.

I thank God that He chooses to speak to me and others about such things in advance!  It was only a few years ago that I had no knowledge of God speaking in dreams. How many things I missed in those decades of my life when I lived in a state of spiritual ignorance.

Overall Positive Experiences

Ok, with all that out of the way, let me conclude on a positive note. As you can imagine, overall, my experiences with those who have contacted me have been very positive and I have enjoyed all of this very much. I consider each person to be very valuable and I try my best to be of service in any way that I can.

I am in a continual state of learning and studying to increase my level of effectiveness to all who may write to me. I hope to reach many more in the near future and am now stepping up my efforts now to increase the type and usefulness of my content.

Thank you for your attention and compliance in this matter.

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