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Three Truths about Spiritual Gifts and Business

Christian Business Insights

Release Date: 06/15/2020

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Here’s a very commonly held, and incredibly bad Idea:

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Because a Kingdom business is more than just a money-making entity, it has spiritual functions over and above those that proceed out of the desire to make money.  In addition to the fundamental business areas of sales, operations, and finance, Christian companies are organized to make an impact for the Kingdom.  So, they ought to measure those results much like they do for sales, finance, etc.This is a new idea for many Christian business people. Let’s dig into it.

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One of the watershed moments in the life and growth of a business occurs when the executives design and implement a system of measurements. This signals the development of the business from an entrepreneurial effort to a serious organization that can exist outside of the hands-on involvement of the entrepreneur.  In this piece, we unpack that idea and show you how to create and use a a set of systems measurements.

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The unemployment which followed the Covid-19 shutdowns has impacted the Christian community. There are a number of us who have been there and can empathize with you.  I have personally been through three serious periods of unemployment, and I have counseled with dozens of friends and associates who have been there as well.  Here’s some advice from someone who has been there.

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Christian entrepreneurs and businesspeople are often alone in dealing with the demands of growing a Christian business. This loneliness, in addition to fueling debilitating emotion, spawns lots of significant consequences. Yet, there is an antidote to aloneness in the C-suite.

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As we process the events of the last couple of months, what observations should we make?  And, based on those, what actions should we take going forward?

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Every Christian understands that there are certain fundamentals of the Christian faith, and that ‘giving’ is one of them. And while we have all heard lots of sermons about the need to give, and give generously, very few of us have heard any Biblical teaching on an important aspect of that giving – “To whom should we give?”  And “How should we give it?”  We’re looking more closely at those questions.

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We’ve all heard the conventional wisdom that to run a successful business, you need to “put the right people on the right seats on the bus.” Unfortunately, that advise ignores a more important element of business success. Before you arrange the people, you must have the bus in good condition. That means the systems and structure of an organization must effective and efficient. One way to think about that is to view it through the perspective of freedom and boundaries.

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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.