Best biblical career advice

Solomon’s Wisdom on Career: How to Measure Success (Ecclesiastes 4:4)

December 17th, 2014

Then I saw that all toil and all skill in work come from a man’s envy of his neighbor. This also is vanity and a striving after wind. The old adage is surely true: no one says at the end of life, “Oh, but how I wish had spent more time building my career!” Even […]

Best Biblical Career Advice: Walk by Faith (Genesis 39:1-6)

August 20th, 2014

So go ahead and dream big, like Joseph did. Let the dream guide your steps, but submit your steps to the Lord in trust.

Best Biblical Career Advice: Serve colleagues and mentors (Genesis 41:9-15)

August 13th, 2014

Joseph’s story demonstrates the old adage that “nobody gets anywhere without a mentor.”

Best Biblical Career Advice: Think above your pay grade (Genesis 41:15-36)

August 6th, 2014

Joseph risked delivering a very unwelcome prediction of famine — news which Pharaoh might not have wanted to hear.

Best Biblical Career Advice: Start at the bottom, and make yourself useful (Genesis 39:20–23)

July 23rd, 2014

Joseph’s “career” (if we may call it that) begins with his brothers throwing him in a pit to die, then changing their minds and selling him to foreign traders as a slave instead.