Distinctively Christian Business Leadership
“A voice says, ‘Cry out.’ And I said, ‘What shall I cry?’ ‘All men are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field’” (Isaiah 40:6). Have you watched the television show “Storage Wars?” Episodes chronicle auctions of abandoned property in...read more
“Where is the wise man? Where is the scholar? Where is the philosopher of this age?" (1 Corinthians 1:20a). I am not young, but I have a young family, and family vacations revolve around my four daughters’ interests. In August, we rode “the City of New Orleans” to...read more
“I, Paul, write this greeting in my own hand, which is the distinguishing mark in all my letters. This is how I write” (2 Thessalonians 3:17). Yogi Berra said some very funny things. At once humorous, garbled and yet profound, they make you think and they make your...read more
“What then? Only that in every way, whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is proclaimed, and in that I rejoice” (Philippians 1:18a). It’s January. My family is beginning to think about when to take down the tree. We have an artificial tree because of allergies,...read more
“The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field. But while everyone was sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away” (Matthew 13:24b-25). Bluegrass music is popular in Austria. I learned this first-hand in 1990 when...read more
“The Lord will keep you from all harm—he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore” (Psalm 121:7-8). Each year, I wait with great anticipation for the month of October. There is much that commends it to me,...read more
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God is not apart from your work; and You cannot become the best the leader you can be apart from God
The weekly devotionals in What if Jesus Carried a Briefcase? provide practical advice to Christian business leaders as they seek to harmonize their principles of faith in their work and careers. Written in everyday business language, its weekly messages are practical and executable in a business setting teaching leaders how to apply godly wisdom and use spiritual discernment when choosing among alternative courses of actions. Its messages will reduce risks of making wrong decisions and lessen the anxiety associated with perceived conflicts between Christian ideals and the secular world values most businesses operate within.
What if Jesus Carried a Briefcase? uniquely bridges the gap between what Christian business leaders believe in (the Bible) and their work-related responsibilities.
May God richly bless you in your role as a Christian business leader.