• Christian Business

    City On A Hill

    “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. Matthew 5:14-16 ESV You don’t need to stand on top of your office desk and preach a sermon to your workmates to be a light in the workplace. I’ve regularly shared my belief that changing the world looks like influencing/affecting one person at a time for…

  • Christian Business

    Called To Witness

    Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him! Psalm 34:8 ESV Testimonies and thanksgiving are regular themes in my writing because they’re regular themes in my life. I’ve found that the simplest truths are often the most profound and impactful. These two have been especially so. As Christians in the marketplace we have many mandates. Perhaps one of the most spoken about and overlooked in equal measure is that we are called to witness. There are two sides to this. The first is to take note of what God is doing in our workplaces. The very essence of being a…

  • Christian Business

    Divine Promotions

    But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. Matthew 6:33 ESV Worldly promotions and divine promotions are often night and day to each other. If we don’t understand the differences between the two as believers, we can end up trying to apply divine principles on worldly terms. It’s the equivalent of trying to apply the laws of your country as a foreigner in a different country. So how do they stack up against each other? Positioned by man vs. Positioned by God Human wisdom will insist that the only way to get ahead in the corporate world is to…

  • Leaders' Foundry

    Spiritual Authority

    Leadership in the natural/physical realm and that in the spiritual realm don’t quite work the same. The janitor of a building can have a higher spiritual rank than the CEO of the company who owns the building. Do you know what spiritual power and authority you have? There are a couple of questions you can ask yourself and God to help you get a better understanding of this. [Continued…] New Leaders’ Foundry Post has been sent out. Sign up here to follow our conversations on Christian leadership in the marketplace: http://eepurl.com/gehnS9

  • Christian Business

    Marketplace Ministry

    Before Jesus called each of his disciples to join Him in full-time ministry, they all had professions they were active in. Peter, Andrew, James and John were fishermen. Matthew was a tax collector. Luke was a doctor. And though not all of them have their occupations referenced in Scripture, we can presume that they were certainly engaged in some activity to sustain their livelihood.   The first disciples called were Peter and Andrew, followed by James and John. Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee. He saw two brothers. They were Simon (his other name was Peter) and Andrew, his brother. They were putting a net into the sea…