Joy is sometimes a choice, a perspective. How can one person get so much joy out of something that another may not even recognize? Comedians and business experts have a lot to say about joy, and so does scripture – in this episode we look at the intersection of the 2 in this thought-provoking Thoughtful Thursday. All shows are recorded live.
Category Archives: 2018
Margin is ”unscheduled time that you can use in whatever way refreshes you, or helps you get back on track with life”. It’s your breathing room / emergency fund / time to reflect on life. Do you have it? Scripture has quite a bit to share including in Genesis and Mark, which we’ll explore in this episode.
Does worrying actually help anything? If it doesn’t help, what can we do about it. Sometimes, the practical application of “not worrying” is the hardest, even despite scriptural encouragement: Mathew 6:34: Therefore, Do not worry about Tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own
When is enough, enough? After you win a local competition, then it’s to regional, then to national, etc. How about with possessions? Cars & houses?
Ecclesiastes 5:10: “whoever loves money never has enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with their income. This too is meaningless”
How do you “get” wisdom”? What do you do when there’s no specific guidance on a decision. Today we look at an integrated approach to wisdom.
“Become wise by walking with the wise; hang out with fools and watch your life fall to pieces.” Proverbs 13:20 MSG
You develop a strategy because you’re being intentional – as a believer, how do we build a strategy for our personal, business & spiritual lives? In this “Thought”, we talk about characteristics of “Adaptive Leaders” and how that can shape a business & spiritual ‘strategy.’
Proverbs 16:9 : “a man’s heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps”
Being on defense can mean different things from a business and biblical perspective, but it’s especially interesting when the two intersect. How do we to a better job at both?
Philippians 1:7 So it is right that I should feel as I do about all of you, for you have a special place in my heart. You share with me the special favor of God, both in my imprisonment and in defending and confirming the truth of the Good News.