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July 10th, 2016

Faith at Work in Dallas Police Chief David Brown

“Shots fired at Dallas protest. Are you watching news?" Our daughter-in-law texted this message last Thursday evening.  We watched in horror at what was unfolding in downtown Dallas that lead to the death of five Dallas Police officers and the shooter. News reports included statements from ...

March 3rd, 2016

What a Christ-Centered Business Is and Is Not

Should businesses be “Christ-centered”? Or, is that calling reserved for your local church? Most Christian business professionals are employed within “Babylonian” organizational cultures. Unlike Daniel, Shadrach, Meshech, and Abednego, these Christians in “Babylonian” businesses won’t be...

January 15th, 2016

Your Truest Desires

The Bible says that your truest or deepest desires are important to God.

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November 26th, 2015

The Songs of Jesus: A Year of Daily Devotions in the Psalms

When the email advertisement came for Tim Keller’s new devotional book on the Psalms, I immediately clicked on the link to order it for myself. As I read more, I decided to order one for each of my sons and their families to give as a Thanksgiving gift from Kathy and me. Here is a...

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November 5th, 2015

Designed to Work: Made in God's Image

How has God designed us for work? Lots of ways, according to Bob Robinson, Executive Director of re-integrate.org. God gave us...  Hands that can hold a wrench or a paintbrush or a guitar or a scalpel or a child. Eyes that can look through a telescope to study the glory of the heavens and...

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October 24th, 2015

4 Lessons about Overcoming Obstacles from R.G. LeTourneau

R.G. LeTourneau was one of became America’s best-known Christian businessmen in the mid- twentieth century. He, made and gave away a fortune during his lifetime, and he founded a university. Although he had only seven years of formal education, LeTourneau died with 300 patents in his name...

October 22nd, 2015

Put Fear In Its Place - Lessons From a Former Airline Executive

Scott Dickson is the former CEO and president of Vanguard airlines, a position he took in early 2001 with full understanding that it was a turnaround situation. The airline was in trouble, and it was his job to reverse a bad situation. Then 9/11 changed everything. In his book, Never...

October 19th, 2015

Why Business Matters to God (And What Still Needs to Be Fixed)

Jeff Van Duzer grew up thinking business was the source of much damage and evil in the world, the work of greedy capitalists polluting the environment. Thirty years later he was dean of a business school. In the course of that remarkable transformation, Van Duzer discovered many business...

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October 7th, 2015

It's Never Too Late to Head Back to School

More and more adults are heading back to college to sharpen their skills and broaden their understanding—especially in the rapidly changing realm of business. In fact, according to NBC News, the enrollment rate of adults going back to school is rising faster than typical college-aged...

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October 2nd, 2015

Building a Business for the Glory of God

Many Christians have not stopped to consider what it takes to build a business to the glory of God. They may have a piece or two of the puzzle, but often have not stepped back to look beyond economics and ethics. Making a profit is seen as morally good and honorable in the Bible, but God...