Learning to Lead Like Jesus

Business 

Over the last few days, we've been talking about a biblical philosophy of business. Today, let's talk about learning to lead like Jesus.

If you are a business leader, you want to learn and grow so that you can become the very best you can be.Read the rest

A Biblical Philosophy of Business (Pt.4)

Business Let's continue our discussion as to why business exists. So far we've mentioned that business exists to glorify God and to serve people. Here is the third reason …

3. To provide an opportunity for meaningful contribution.

God has created us with the need for meaningful work.Read the rest

A Biblical Philosophy of Business (Pt.3)

Business Why does business exist?

2. To Serve People

Every business should exist to add ‘value’ – to provide a service or a product that enhances the quality of people's life.

Jesus came to serve others rather than to be served (Matthew 20:28) and as his followers we are called to do the same – to serve other people in love (Galatians 5:13).Read the rest

A Biblical Philosophy of Business (Pt.2)

Business

The apostle Paul says this, "Whatever your do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him (Colossians 3:17)." The "whatever" includes business and doing it in "the name of the Lord Jesus" means working in such a way as to honour and represent him well.… Read the rest

A Biblical Philosophy of Business (Pt.1)

Business Today, let's talk about the business world. Most people spend the majority of their working week out in the marketplace and there are numbers of Christians who have their own businesses.

Unfortunately, many people have created a division between what is ‘sacred’ and what is ‘secular’.Read the rest

Mobile Phone vs Bible

MobileA friend sent me this last week. It is thought-provoking …

Mobile Phone (or 'Cell Phone' as they say in the USA) VS the Bible

Ever wonder what would happen if we treated our Bible like we treat our mobile phone?        

  • What if we carried it around in our pockets or purses?
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Third Space Conversations

Slowly read the following record of the Apostle Paul visiting Athens …

"While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was greatly distressed to see that the city was full of idols. So he reasoned in the synagogue with the Jews and the God-fearing Greeks, as well as in the market-place day by day with those who happened to be there.Read the rest

How the Stock Market Works

Monkeys Once upon a time in a village, a man appeared and announced to the villagers that he would buy monkeys for $10 each. The villagers seeing that there were many monkeys around, went out to the forest, and started catching them.Read the rest

Living in a Parallel Universe (Pt.2)

Parallel Universe Hmmnn … a parallel universe. Sounds a bit like the Matrix, doesn't it!

This is what the Christian life is all about … through faith and repentance we exprerience the living God, in response to his promptings. He sends his Spirit to live inside of us.Read the rest

Living in a Parallel Universe (Pt.1)

Parallel Universe If you think about it, we live in what could be called a parallel universe ...

There is the natural world that we engage with our five senses – sight, touch, smell, hearing, and taste. There is also a spiritual world that is just a real, if not more real, as the natural world, even though it is invisible to the human eye.Read the rest

The Philadephia Experiment

Philadelphia Talking about conspiracy theories …

Some of you may have heard of the

Philadelphia Experiment which was an alleged naval military experiment at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard sometime around October 28th, 1943, in which the U.S. destroyer USS Eldridge was to be rendered invisible to human observers for a brief period (a pretty handy feature during war time!).Read the rest