After a talk I gave on how our work is part of God's great restoration plan, one man approached me with tears running down his face and said, I am 55 years old and I wash dishes for a living. I became a believer about 10 years ago. I thought the best I could do at work was to occasionally share my faith with someone. But I work in the back of a restaurant washing dishes and hardly talk to anyone.
"It would seem that Our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak."
The more we are "all in," the more our thoughts and actions align with God's principles.
It is widely believed that the founding fathers recognized religion and morality as the foundation upon which this new republic would rest.
We sometimes think it's more Christian to avoid competition.
If the cattle on a thousand hills are God's (Ps. 50:10), how can I brand them as "mine"?
Are you seeing green?
The Parable of the Talents teaches us how to work while we wait for the second coming of Christ. Many Christians believe that our salvation is a bus ticket to heaven, and what we do while we wait for the bus makes little difference.
If We're Trusting God to Lead Us, Does That Mean We Christians Don't Need to Bother With Setting Goals?
The Bible has many names for setting goals: the "call of God," the "will of God," "mission," or "vision," to name a few.
"The slaughter of the innocents" in Matthew 2:14 is one of the most misunderstood stories in the New Testament. Why were the children of Bethlehem brutally murdered, as foretold by some obscure Old Testament prophesy?
Because of what Jesus has done for us, we are transformed into people, like George Bailey, who work not for ourselves but for the master of the universe by serving the common good. Empowered by his Spirit, we go into the world to do the work that he has prepared for us to do.