EXAMING MOTIVE

All a man’s ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the Lord. — PROVERBS 16:2

One day my friend Don informed me that he had determined to begin acquiring businesses in related fields so he would be able to sell his customers more products and services – and be able to make more money. More sales can translate into more revenue, which usually means more profits.

A call to the wise

Scorners set a city aflame, but wise men turn away anger. – Proverbs 29:8

 

I had a revelation this past week as I was reading my Bible. There has been a lot of change in technology over the past 3000 years, but none of it has affected the veracity of Scripture! Not only is the Bible still true, but it is just as relevant! Maybe, more so, since we are closer to Christ’s return.

How 'bout them apples?

And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others. – 2 Timothy 2:2

I want you to imagine that you are sitting in a group and I am speaking. Now, imagine that I’m holding an apple in my hand…a red, clean, crisp apple.

The rule of the fool

By Clare DeGraaf

Saint Francis of Assisi was one of the greatest blessings to Christianity. He once said this, then lived it out;

“I prefer you not talk to me about any other rule, nor recommend any other ideas or manner of life, than that which the Lord in his mercy has given to me. He told me I am to be a new kind of fool in this world.”

Be encouraging in business

By Philip Struble

Being a leader is more than just being the person in charge. It’s also about encouraging your employees and setting an excellent example for everyone around you.
As a business owner or manager, your staff is the driving force behind your results. A happy and productive staff will generally equate to success. And there’s plenty you can do to coach your employees to be the best they can be.

For auld lang syne?

By Brent Vawter

Should old acquaintance be forgot,
and never brought to mind?
Should old acquaintance be forgot,
and auld lang syne?

Chorus:
For auld lang syne, my dear,
for auld lang syne,
we'll take a cup of kindness yet,
for auld lang syne.

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