Business Parables

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.

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.