Part 3 in a series on The History of Work
By the beginning of the third century we begin to see a subtle shift in the way Christians understood vocation. Conflicts with Jews and pagans gave rise to persecution, which led Christians to see themselves at war with the [...]MORE →
Part 2 in a series on The History of Work
In light of the Old Testament background, it is not surprising to see the appreciation of work in the first-century Christian church that is very similar to the Jewish understanding. Though He called his disciples out [...]MORE →
Part 1 in a series on The History of Work
This is what the LORD says: “Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls.”
Part 9 in a series on Economics 101
Peter Boettke of George Mason University, my graduate school professor and mentor, used to talk about Michael Jordan a lot in his lectures. He said, unabashedly, that Michael Jordan was and is the best basketball player in the [...]MORE →
Part 4 in a series on Success
As we begin to understand that our work is important to God and He has given us everything we need to be successful in our calling, it is important to maintain the proper perspective. We must understand that our Biblical view of success has boundaries.
Part 3 in a series on Success
We have looked at the Parable of the Talents, which teaches us that God gives us everything we need in order to do what He has called us to do.
For example, in the Garden of Eden, Adam was given resources to take dominion [...]MORE →
Part 2 in a series on Success
Through the Parable of the Talents, Jesus Christ teaches that the Kingdom of Heaven is like a man going on a long journey. Before he leaves, he gives his three servants different amounts [...]MORE →
Part 1 in a series on Success
Two great lies have been promoted in our culture over the last twenty years. They are told to children in school, students in college and throughout the business world.
The first great lie is “If you work hard enough, you can be anything you want [...]MORE →