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February 9th, 2017

How to Identify Your Mission Field | Acts 1:8

The greatest communication success story in human history is how the gospel message spread across the Mediterranean world. Followers of Jesus grew from a few hundred on the day of Pentecost to more than six million people by the end of the second century.1 That’s an amazing number,...

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December 2nd, 2016

How They'll Know We Are Christians

Many families display their faith this time of year by decorating their homes with lights and sending Christmas cards with Christian messages. Since the early days of the church, Christians have displayed their faith in many ways: special attire and haircuts, cross necklaces and lapel pins...

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December 13th, 2015

Christmas Truth in Star Wars

Forty years ago, Star Wars hooked millions of people and became part of American culture. As prequels and sequels of the original movies continue to be released with great box-office success, the Star Wars franchise remains an unstoppable cinematic force.  While the...

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October 2nd, 2015

Building a Business for the Glory of God

Many Christians have not stopped to consider what it takes to build a business to the glory of God. They may have a piece or two of the puzzle, but often have not stepped back to look beyond economics and ethics. Making a profit is seen as morally good and honorable in the Bible, but God...

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August 7th, 2015

One Person Can Make a Difference

In his 2014 commencement address to 8000 University of Texas graduates, Admiral William H. McRaven, ninth commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, said the average American will meet 10,000 people in their lifetime. “…if every one of you changed the lives of just 10 people, and each...

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July 24th, 2015

Co-workers Are Not Projects

This is the concluding post to an online debate about whether evangelism in the workplace is appropriate as a representative from the evangelical, Faith & Work Chanel on the Patheos website. Arguing that evangelism is never appropriate in the workplace was a representative from the...

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July 24th, 2015

Just Say No to Jargon

Jargon is the language of specialized terms used by a group or profession to communicate in shorthand a big idea or concept. Do a quick Google search and you’ll find myriad articles about why we should avoid using jargon and why workplace jargon is a big problem. Jargon can confuse and...

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July 24th, 2015

You Can Talk About Christ at Work Without Being a Jerk

Patheos Faith and Work Channel hosted an online debate about whether evangelism in the workplace is ever appropriate. I debated a representative from the Patheos Progressive Christian Channel who believes evangelism in the workplace is never appropriate. Below is the opening post of the...

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July 24th, 2015

Evangelism in the Workplace: Is Sharing Your Faith Ever Appropriate?

I was asked to engage in an online debate about whether evangelism in the workplace is appropriate as a representative from the evangelical, Faith & Work Channel on the Patheos.com. Arguing that evangelism is never appropriate in the workplace was a representative from the Progressive...

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July 24th, 2015

Christians and Boy Scouts – Always Be Prepared

“Be prepared” is the Boy Scout motto, and it applies to followers of Jesus as well. We need not hold advanced degrees in theology or be skilled apologists, but we do need to be prepared to explain what we believe and why we believe it. Consider how you would answer if coworkers posed the...