Business Parables

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.

The Ultimate Orienteering Course (2 Corinthians 13:4-5)

July 16th, 2014

Just as we can’t find our way with a disoriented map, so we can’t make right decisions when we are out of alignment with God’s will.

Truth: The Sustainable Strategy (Luke 12:2-3)

July 2nd, 2014

Looking for a surefire test for the ethics of any stratagem? Ask whether it will receive praise or condemnation when shouted from the rooftops.

He Shines in All That’s Fair (2 Corinthians 4:3–6)

June 26th, 2014

Lives that bear witness to a greater reality are the loudest and clearest proclamations of the Good News.

Working on the Sabbath (John 5:9b-17)

June 18th, 2014

How do those of us who work in other businesses handle the dilemma of Sabbath-keeping in a 24/7 environment?