Sin In The Camp – 6 Steps To Deal With It

You are a Christian business owner or leader and you are suddenly confronted with an ugly truth about your business. It appears there is “sin in the camp” and you are not sure how to deal with it. You want to do the right thing, but that is not always easy to determine. How do […]

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God Is Silent – Why?

There have been many times in my career when I sought God for answers. I needed wisdom for choices I faced. Sometimes, He seemed to answer me in a very clear way. Other times were not as clear and it took much prayer for me to discern the direction He was giving me. And then […]

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5 Lies Too Many Christians Believe

Every once in a while, I like to stop and take a look around at the world we live in and the assumptions we make every day. I like to think about ideas that we have heard for years and those we just accept as truth. It is especially good to compare these very ideas […]

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Pursue The Gifts You Have, Not The One’s You Want

The following post is based on a lesson on using your gifts from Dave Anderson’s book How to Run Your Business by THE BOOK. David And Goliath Do you remember reading about David and Goliath? Do you remember how Saul tried to make David wear armor that would not fit him? I laugh when I […]

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An Example Mission, Vision, and Core Values

Recently, I had the privilege of welcoming a new team of salespeople into our company. As part of our orientation and new hire training process, I got the chance to go over our company history (three generations!) and our company’s mission, vision, and core values. As I did this, I realized I have never shared […]

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Is Your Work Meaningless?

Have you ever been to the beach on vacation? One popular activity with children is to build sand castles down near the water. You will sometimes find the parents helping them, but more often the parents are sitting back watching or reading a book. I believe it is a subconscious dislike of meaningless work that […]

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What Do You Do For A Living?

If you do much traveling or meet new people frequently (outside of work), then you likely hear this question on a regular basis. “What do you do for a living?” You have heard it asked. You have asked it yourself. Whether we like it or not, people associate us with our occupation. We do the […]

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Where Is Your Happy Place?

I got a text from my wife recently. The first line, “At my happy place!” let me know exactly where she was. I knew she had left town with one of our daughters and was going out to eat. When I got her text, I knew exactly which restaurant they (she) had chosen! Her Happy […]

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The 5 R’s Of Applying Scripture To Your Business

While it is very easy for us to pick up the latest business book on or at the local bookstore, sometimes the best advice for our business can come from the Bible. The process of applying Scripture to the way we operate our business can be easier than you might think. Applying Scripture To […]

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The Art And Pain Of Applying Scripture To Business

If you go to and spend any time at all, you will find more books about mixing Christian ministry and business than you can likely read in a year. While that is a good thing for those of us learning how to do it, there is an even better source than Amazon – the […]

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