Business Parables

Business, a Jewel in the Crown of the City (Revelation 18:18b)

February 25th, 2015

Our cities teem with aspiration and disappointment, success and failure, wealth and want; they are leavened by courage, hope, and the dream of justice for all.

Beautiful Business (Philippians 4:8)

January 22nd, 2015

… business is beautiful by the sheer force of its witness to God’s covenant and creation.

Caught Up in the Story (John 1:2–3; Ephesians 2:10)

January 12th, 2015

Here is our job description: “… created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.”

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 […]

Reality Check (Deuteronomy 30:15–20)

November 19th, 2014

I can imagine those traders getting the same kind of thrill as though they were playing a game of fantasy football and winning big.