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December 13th, 2015

Christmas Truth in Star Wars

After 40 years, it may be time for the Last Jedi to holster their light sabers. As prequels and sequels of the original movies continue to be released with great box-office success, the Star Wars franchise remains an unstoppable cultural force.  While the special effects are...

August 7th, 2015

Jesus' Extraordinary Ordinary Work

In his book Work Matters, Tom Nelson reminds us that Jesus was well established in his career as a carpenter before he became an itinerant teacher. Jesus’s work life tells us that he did not think being a carpenter was somehow below him or a poor use of his many gifts....

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July 27th, 2014

Where is Your Mission Field?

Most prominent Bible characters were not professional religious leaders. They had jobs in what many call the "secular workplace."  For example, Abraham and Jacob were ranchers. Joseph, Daniel, and Nehemiah were in government service. Even Jesus spent 90 percent of his life living and...

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March 24th, 2014

Take Your Faith to Work

Do you ever wonder if what you do on weekdays counts for eternity? As a new Christian, I sure did. That’s why I enrolled in Dallas Theological Seminary, and after four years of rigorous study, I was ready to make a mark for the Lord. Then I met Bill Garrison—attorney, DTS trustee, and elder...

March 15th, 2013

Living into the Life of Jesus | Book Excerpt

By: Klaus D. Issler Imagine you were invited to observe that special planning session in eternity past when the Godhead considered creating this world and mapping out a plan for our redemption. Of course this couldn’t happen, but pretend this divine session was like one of our committee...

February 16th, 2013

3 Uncommon Leadership Lessons from Jesus

In this Faith Village blog, Antwuan Malone writes about three struggles Jesus faced that we often overlook. Is there any other struggles you would add to this list?

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November 13th, 2012

Your Personal Mission Field

Most of the prominent Bible characters were not professional religious leaders. They had jobs in what many call the "secular workplace."  For example, Abraham and Jacob were ranchers. Joseph, Daniel, and Nehemiah were in government service. Even Jesus spent 90 percent of his life living and...