Posts Tagged ‘Business’

The modern Christian church and the typical American family have adopted popular business leadership and management practices with inconsistent results; some business practices work well while others do not.

Survey #1: Your Place of Employment

Survey #2: Your Church

Survey #3: Your Family 

This is part of a study which examines why some leadership practices work well, whereas some introduce dysfunction in the church (and the family), and why it is difficult to detect the damaging practices…

IMG_4324Would you rather be treated justly or mercifully? Be shocked as you listen to the message below about a new kind of country with a radical culture.

Parable of the Workers (.mp3)

The Parable of the Workers in Matthew 20 describes a boss who operates justly but is motivated by a higher standard. Do we dare dream of a community obsessed by mercy?

IMG_4245Did you know that work was part of God’s plan in the Garden of Eden?  During this sermon (originally given in 2008) I asked the kids in the audience to keep track of 3 words: God, Work, Boss.

Work 08-31-2008 (.mp3)

The Scripture has a lot to say about work, so if you have some challenges at work, this is for you…

IMG_4266Can your political party “do no wrong?” The letter of 1 Peter offers some insight for handling our politics, social interactions, and business dealings.

Life as Citizens (.mp3)

Caution #1:  There are several seconds of silence in the recording because someone from the congregation read the text, and he did not have a microphone.  😦

Caution #2: The talk might feel a little dry (I was sick… not that I’m making excuses) 😦 😦