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Want to know God? Look in your business

Christian Business Insights

Release Date: 06/08/2020

4 Fears Keeping Christians on the Sidelines in the Culture Wars show art 4 Fears Keeping Christians on the Sidelines in the Culture Wars

Christian Business Insights

The culture in the US continues to slide away from a conservative Christian culture toward to a secularized, anti-God position. Contributing to this is the tendency for Christian business people to remain on the sidelines, unengaged in the culture wars. Fear is the motivating force that keeps them in the Christian closet.

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Christian Business Insights

The dilemma of how to be evangelistic on the job has plagued Christian business people for decades. In this article, we exam the issue and provide a four-phase, Biblical, easily adaptable model.

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How Should a Christian Business Give? show art How Should a Christian Business Give?

Christian Business Insights

Giving is one of the hallmarks of Christian living. No one argues with the idea that giving, and giving generously, is expected of every Christian. But what about Christian businesses? Is there an expectation that Christian-owned businesses – as entities that exist separate and apart from their owners – should also give?

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Is Your Business on a Mission? show art Is Your Business on a Mission?

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The idea that business can be a mission is, in our cultural Christianity, a relatively recent idea. But God established business as a ministry with some of the very first words he spoke, and he continued to model that throughout the Bible. Your business is a ministry, waiting to be unleashed.

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Businesses are Big in the Bible show art Businesses are Big in the Bible

Christian Business Insights

Biblical businesses, or households, had a significant role in expanding and solidifying the early Christian movement. The Bible demonstrates a spirituality in business that few in the religious community recognize. Your business has that same potential to become a spiritual juggernaut, not just a means to make money. That can bring you greater fulfilment and purpose in your life.

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Should Your Christian Business Make Money? show art Should Your Christian Business Make Money?

Christian Business Insights

Our contemporary religious culture often holds business in low regard – it is, to some, a second-class Christian occupation whose only function is to provide money for them. That’s not how the Bible portrays it. Take a look at what the Bible has to say about business making money and building wealth.

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Does Your Business Develop Leaders? show art Does Your Business Develop Leaders?

Christian Business Insights

Almost all the great leaders in the Bible were developed in business.

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Three Truths about Spiritual Gifts and Business show art Three Truths about Spiritual Gifts and Business

Christian Business Insights

Just like in the early days of Christianity, most Christians today are ignorant of the concept of spiritual gifts, and that ignorance leads to a life that achieves only a fraction of its potential. Second, spiritual gifts, identified and unleashed, can be a powerful asset within a business to enable it to reach its Kingdom potential.  Let's dig into this together.

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Want to know God?  Look in your business show art Want to know God? Look in your business

Christian Business Insights

From the very beginning, all the way through the Bible, God established work, and by extension, business, as the fundamental place where he would interact with man and develop a relationship with him.  If you are a Christian, and own or run a business or a significant portion of that business, and you want to create a relationship with God, look for him in your work.

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Work—and by extension, business—is of primary importance to God. Just as he gave Adam the task of naming the animals and then worked with him on that task, so he gives each of us tasks to do and works with us to do them.

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From the very beginning of creation, all the way through the Bible to today, God established work, and by extension, business, as the primary occupation of mankind and the fundamental place where he would interact with man and develop a relationship with him.  If you are a Christian, and own or run a business or a significant portion of that business, and you want to create a relationship with God, look for him in your work.

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