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Working for Pharaoh: Featured Article on Asbury Seminary

"Leadership is a gift and responsibility.  Masters, provide your slaves with what is right and fair, because you know that you also have a Master in heaven (Colossians 4:1 NIV). So what should you do if you find yourself working for a modern day Pharaoh?" Is Pharaoh hiding in our leadership? I think it's so ...

When God’s Timing is Ahead of Our Timing: Featured Article on Asbury Seminary

“To say that God’s timing is not our timing generally indicates we do not believe that God is moving as fast as we would like. Is it possible—just possible—that we could be the ones who are ahead of God, running faster than natural events?  We are tempered like eager puppies on a walk, pulling too ...

By | 2018-02-08T11:28:30+00:00 July 9th, 2016|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Truth about Women at Work: Featured Article on Asbury Seminary

“Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.” Proverbs 31:30 (NIV) Most little girls dream of being a princess and living happily ever after with little stress or worry. One day, those little girls grow up and reality and fantasy collide. They will enter the ...

By | 2017-06-23T21:33:30+00:00 May 16th, 2016|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

3 Lies About Work that Have People Fooled!: Asbury Theological Seminary, church, faith, Seedbed Publishing

Before Jesus gave us the “Great Commission” in Matthew 28, God gave Adam and Eve what I call the “Great Management Commission” in Genesis 1. The first reference to humanity in scripture is found in Genesis 1:26 with God saying, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness.” In God’s perfection and creation, ...

By | 2018-02-08T11:28:30+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

7 Ways Pastors Can Guide Business Leaders: Featured Article on Asbury Seminary

I came from the business world and it feels like home to me. The planning, strategizing, organizing, and leading are energizing and bring me back to my own days as a successful business executive. My experience was the perfect foundation to build Saddleback@Work, the workplace ministry of Saddleback Church. The experience made it easy for ...

By | 2018-02-08T11:28:30+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Supporting Your Working Congregation: Featured Article on Asbury Seminary

Whether it is in the home or in the marketplace, there is no single model or one right way for the local church to support your working congregation. A few ideas to connect people working in the marketplace include: a church business directory for its members and availability to the congregation; business networking and mentoring ...

By | 2017-06-23T21:33:30+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Pastor’s Role in Supporting Business Leaders: Featured Article on Asbury Seminary

In my journey with workplace ministries I have learned that there is both a need and a huge opportunity for the church to make a difference in the business community—but most pastors don’t know it. Most of the pastors and seminary students I’ve spoken with over the years have not considered how or why they ...

By | 2018-02-08T11:28:30+00:00 January 26th, 2016|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments