September 15, 2021

Each According to His/Her Ability: A Biblical Basis for Hiring and Promoting

To cultivate and protect a Christ-centered culture in your company, the Bible teaches that we ought to hire people for roles that correspond with their levels of integrity, diligence, and discretion, “each according to his own ability” (Matt: 25:15). Those who lack these three qualities should not be entrusted with significant influence and responsibility in our companies while those possessing them should be promoted to roles of greater influence and responsibility.
August 19, 2021

Strengthen and Protect Your Company: A Biblical Basis for Choosing Accountability to Wise Christian Advisors

Principle 22 of the Christ-Centered Company Assessment: “As a leader of my company, I choose to be accountable to a peer advisory group of other Christian […]
August 19, 2021

Focus on Getting Better, Not Getting Bigger: A Biblical Basis for Fulfilling Your Company’s Potential

Principle 5 of the Christ-Centered Company Assessment: “Our company is more focused on maximizing/fulfilling capacity rather than expanding capacity.” “For who has shown contempt for the […]
August 4, 2021

Know the State of Your Flocks: A Biblical Basis for Measuring the Health of Your Company

Principle 21 of the Christ-Centered Company Assessment: “Our company has clearly defined metrics for evaluating the health and performance of our company.” “Know the state of […]
January 9, 2020

Why Theology Matters in Business: A Quick Guide to Christian Business Theology

When I attended theology school (2008-2010), the professors never discussed business. (Although most of my former seminary classmates are now working in for-profit companies, in seminary, […]
November 16, 2019

Why Most Churches Are Businesses

It’s a hard, awkward truth: The churches most of us attend on Sunday mornings are businesses.  I realize this is difficult for us to admit. (I’ll […]
April 22, 2019

The Most Overlooked Role in Marketplace Christianity: You, the Customer

Featuring “11 Ways to Honor God as an Honorable Customer” Typically, when we talk about marketplace Christianity, we’re referring to how business professionals operate in the […]
January 10, 2019

Christ-Centered Businesses: Disciple-Making in the Midst of Profit-Making

It is true that business institutions cannot be considered as “born-again,” for that unspeakable joy and privilege is reserved for individual people who possess a spirit, […]
March 29, 2017

Management or Leadership: Which Did Jesus Emphasize More?

What self-respecting young person would aspire to be a manager in our culture when office comedy movies and TV shows have portrayed managers with such contempt […]