• Christian Business,  Leaders' Foundry

    Strength To Stand

    Victory can easily be considered as something that happens in a moment. When I hit a certain target, then am I victorious. But this kind of victory is a fleeting high that’s comes at the peak of a journey. It marks a milestone but fails to recognize that the milestone wouldn’t be what it is without every effort – big and small – that preceded it. There’s a different kind of victory. The in between kind. The one where you keep doing what God has called you to do even when you don’t see instant results. The one where you keep putting one foot in front of the other even…

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    Divine Connections

    Networking is a big buzzword in the business world. There is persistent advocacy for people to put themselves out there and build relationships that allow them to feed each other’s needs. Similarly, human relationships are fundamental in kingdom business but the parameters are completely counter-cultural to what we’re used to hearing from the world. While self is at the centre of networking, God is at the centre of divine connections.   Purpose God doesn’t do anything without good reason. This includes how He sets up divine connections for believers pursuing His purpose in the business world. It’s important to understand why God has put you in certain people’s lives and…

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    Walk Away

    Jesus’ teachings when He walked on the earth were full of controversy. (For all intents and purposes, they still are.) One of the more controversial things He spoke about was turning the other cheek. “You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’ But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also.  And if anyone wants to sue you and take your shirt, hand over your coat as well. – Matthew 5:38-40 NIV Turning the other cheek is about as counter-cultural as you can get in the kind of world…

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    Monday Blues

    At the height of one of his greatest victories, Elijah suffered one of his worst moments of internal defeat that was so bad he wanted to die. Discouragement is something we all have to contend with at one point or another in our lives. Often, it will hit us when we least expect it. So what do you do when life happens to you as a believer especially in the workplace? Here are a couple of practical ways I’ve used to get through my rough days:   My tears have been my food day and night, while they say to me all the day long, “Where is your God?” –…