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The Good Fight

“Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, on which you were also called and have confessed the good confession in the presence of many witnesses." —  I Timothy 6:12 What are you fighting for? Are you committed to a cause greater than yourself?  What motivates you to be in business? In tough economic times, individuals and their businesses can be tempted and distracted from their primary purp ...

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Created in His Image

What does created in His image really mean?  What is the image of God?  How can we conform to that image? “So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them” — Genesis 1:27 It is unfortunate that in spite of the revealed truth of the Word of God some still foolishly believe in the lie called evolution; that man came into being as a result of a random ac ...

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Joseph – A Just Man

“Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a public example, was minded to put her away privately” – Matthew 1:19 What does it mean to be a ‘just man?’ Often, men have responsibility for many roles. A man is not only a son or brother, he is a husband, a father, a ‘dad.’ He must demonstrate total faithfulness in all his relationships. Let’s look to the scriptures to identify a ma ...

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Love is Not Puffed Up

"Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before a fall." — Proverbs 16:18 Are you prideful? Do you think more of yourself then you ought to think? Is your pride hindering you from loving others? It is almost impossible to grow a successful business without feeling a certain level of pride. In fact, it is almost a necessary ingredient to be a successful entrepreneur. Yet the Bible warns us agains ...

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Love Does Not Parade Itself

Are you a boastful person? Do you make a public display of your accomplishments or what you do for others? Does every conversation have to revolve around you? "The boastful shall not stand in Your sight; You hate all workers of iniquity." — Psalm 5:5 I grew up in the home of an entrepreneur and politician. This was a dangerous combination for an unsaved person. Worldly entrepreneurs are best known for their ...

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Love Does Not Envy

Why does the Bible warn us against envy? What is the danger of envy? How do you know if you have envy in your heart? "Do not envy the oppressor, and choose none of his ways." — Proverbs 3:31 In defining love in I Corinthians 13, the apostle Paul gives us some positive attributes and some negative attributes. He describes what love is and what love is not. He tells us that love is demonstrated by what we do ...

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Love is Kind

What is the difference between being ‘kind’ and being ‘nice?’ How do you exercise kindness even with those who are not kind to you? What are the benefits of being kind even to those who do not deserve it? “And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you." —  Ephesians 4:32 Have you ever heard someone make the statement, “I love my spouse but I do not like ...

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Long-suffering

"I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy of the calling with which you were called, with all lowliness and gentleness, with long-suffering, bearing with one another in love." — Ephesians 4:1-2 Have you endured extended suffering yet had to remain loving? How did you handle it? Can you walk in love in the midst of personal trials brought on by the very person you love? People ask, ...

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The Greatest Gift

How can you avoid failure in your personal and business relationships? What is the greatest of all gifts that we have received from the Lord? How do we walk in that gift? "And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love." — I Corinthians 13:13 In Matthew 22:36-40 and Mark 12:28-34, Jesus is asked by one of the religious leaders, “Which is the greatest commandment in the law?” ...

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12 Leadership Defining Moments

Did Jesus face tough times?  How did He handle them?  How well do you handle tough times? “He went a little farther and fell on His face, and prayed saying, ‘O My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as You will’” — Matthew 26:39 A leader’s journey is full of moments when you feel personally challenged by life’s circumstances. In those moments you can either ...

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