• The Fastest Way Leaders Destroy Credibility

    By Dr. Jim Harris I see it all the time in business. It is now so commonplace that most business people are simply immune to it. That is until a professing Christian business leader does it. Then it IMMEDIATELY destroys their credibility! So what is it? Profanity! Cussing! Cursing! When others hear a “Christian” use profane ...

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  • 9 Ways Your Church Can Engage Business Professionals

    By: Darren Shearer There is no better way to mobilize the People of God for the work of ministry in the marketplace than through the local church. However, it can be easy for people to view their local churches as being like cruise ships for rest, relaxation, and all-you-can-eat buffets… rather than like aircraft carriers intended ...

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  • A Shepherd’s View of Employees

    By Dave Kahle Here’s a story to which many of you can relate.  We had an opening for an inside salesperson and took a chance on a young man who appeared to have the necessary aptitude and character, but who lacked any experience.  He had been a social worker and was looking for something different. ...

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  • Is Competition in Business Christ-Like?

    By: Darren Shearer As Christians working in business, we know what Jesus has commissioned us to do: “make disciples of all nations” (Matt. 28:19). In short, this means that Christians are called to help the marketplace and those who come in contact with it to reflect the character and image of Jesus Christ. Christians working ...

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  • Prayer: God’s Strategy for Success in the Marketplace

    By Os Hillman “Epaphras, who is one of you and a servant of Christ Jesus, sends  greetings. He is always wrestling in prayer for you, that you may stand firm in all the will of God, mature and fully assured” (Colossians 4:12). How do you define success for your life? Is it based on the ...

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  • God’s Turnaround Expert

    By Michael J. LaPierre There are times in the business world when everything seems to be out of sync. The boss is upset, customers enraged, and the employees are just fed up with the status quo and headed out the door in droves. There is no passion, focus, or vision for where the organization is ...

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  • Elevating Your Company to Peak Performance

    By: Sam Hunter I was in business until I was 47 years old, and for most of that time, I was my own boss. My career started as a structural engineer, then progressed to real estate development, and for my last 15 years my construction company, focused primarily on home renovations. At 47, I was ...

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  • Abraham, Faith, and Business: How Did Abraham Come to His Faith?

    by Dave Kahle We are all aware of Abraham, the father of the Israelite nation and the great example of faith. Have you ever wondered how he was able to develop such a legendary faith? In his day there was no scripture, no pastors, and no churches.  All the accoutrements that we commonly think of as having ...

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  • Your Conference Room: An Overlooked Hub For Ministry

    By Scott Beebe Jason (not his real name) runs a $10 million dollar construction company and he is not even 35 years old.  Jason and his wife look like movie stars have two sweet, young kids and no immediate physical needs or external pains. This was Jason’s email to me late one night: I know ...

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  • The Priority of Rest

    By: Dr. Michael Chung In a previous article, I made the argument that rest is crucial for long-term success and without it, disaster would occur. In this article, I want to explore Jesus’s final 10 days of life to see His priority of rest. One glaring issue that stands out is His commitment to rest despite ...

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