Jesus’ Work-Related Excellence

In John 8, the scribes and Pharisees bring Jesus a woman caught in adultery. The scribes and pharisees did this to attempt to trap Jesus. (v. 6) It’s a trap because the penalty for adultery under the Old Testament law was death, but if Jesus agreed to impose the death penalty, He would get crossways […]

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On Work-Related Stress

If you ever think your job is too stressful, John 7 is as a good chapter to read: 1After these things Jesus was walking in Galilee, for He was unwilling to walk in Judea because the Jews were seeking to kill Him.2Now the feast of the Jews, the Feast of Booths, was near. 3Therefore His brothers […]

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On Being Anchored Not Balanced

I’ve written at length on the subject of work in this blog. I’ve written on work because work is integral to the expansion of the kingdom of God on earth. In lauding the importance of work in the kingdom and arguing that there is no secular or sacred work, just legitimate and illegitimate work, I […]

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The Most Important Job in the World

I’ve written much over the past few years about work and its role in the Kingdom. I have also discipled men and helped them understand how their job advances King Jesus’ twin goals of ruling the earth and expanding His Kingdom on earth. Some jobs are easier to address in a Kingdom-context than others. The […]

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On Discipleship

The other night I was listening to Notker the Stammerer’s book, The Life of Charlemagne, on my Audio Books app. In case you were wondering, the book is not narrated by Notker the Stammerer. Notker died like twelve hundred years ago, they didn’t know how to digitally record audio then, and besides, I’m guessing from […]

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