(An excerpt from our “Blessings” Lesson) “From the fullness of his grace we have all received one Blessing after another.” – John 1:16 (NIV) We are often advised to count our Blessings, but they are far beyond number, like trying to focus on an individual rain drop in a torrent of generosity. And like rain, Blessings … Continue reading “Blessings: A Matter of Perspective”
Very few things go completely as planned. No matter how bright, or determined, or prepared we may be, there are simply too many variables in life, each containing some potential for error. It helps to remember that God keeps track of the hairs on our head and Satan had to ask permission to afflict Job. … Continue reading “Perseverance”
A friend of mine recently suggested that when we begin to get comfortable with how things are going in life and believe that things are working out as we planned they would, we should pause and ask the question: “Have we aligned our life with God’s calling for us?” This is not to suggest that … Continue reading “Comfortable?”
There are so many ways to impart information. Charts, statistics, resumes, fact sheets, definitions, illustrations, videos, websites and more. Yet throughout time, the most effective way to communicate is through the simple art of Storytelling. By adapting what needs to be conveyed, into a format where we come to identify with one another and are … Continue reading “Stories”
How willing are we to allow God to work uniquely in the life of each and every person on earth? How often do we try to set the standard for how others should act by what God has convicted us of personally? It is a challenge to run a business efficiently while encouraging employees to … Continue reading “Unique”
How often do we make an excuse first, before offering up an apology? When we are willing to take full responsibility for tasks others have placed in our trust, we will seldom be offering up an excuse as the first thing out of our mouth when we are confronted with having let them down. Instead … Continue reading “Responsibility”
What are some of the things we would do differently in business, if we keep the 100% stewardship perspective before us?