God Gives Us a Trust

“If you are untrustworthy about worldly wealth, who will trust you with the true riches of heaven?” (Luke 16:11, NLT)  Here is something to think about. God has entrusted to you a certain amount of wealth to manage for His glory. It encourages me to know that God trusts, encourages, and instructs us on how…Read more God Gives Us a Trust

What I’m Reading

Compassionate Leadership by Ted Engstrom and Paul Cedar After reading Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr by Ron Chernow a few years ago, I found this story in Compasionate Leadership compelling. From Chapter Three - The Perils of Compassionate Leadership "Dr. Karl Menninger, founder of the famed Menninger Health Institute, learned that people…Read more What I’m Reading

Recession Lessons: Detroitonomics part two

"When the nation gets a cold, Detroit gets the flu, Pastor." So said a businessman in the auto industry. I've learned some lessons from this recession that I'd like to share with you. Remember when Becky and I moved to Detroit in 1999 there were more jobs available than people to fill them. People were…Read more Recession Lessons: Detroitonomics part two

Power to Create Wealth

Deuteronomy 8:18 teaches that God gives us the power to create wealth.  It's a promise made within the context of law that honors God and protects people.  Wealth creation requires the resources God gave us including our creativity and the natural resources of the earth.  Just law honors God, protects the property and ideas of…Read more Power to Create Wealth

Alan Greenspan’s error is a Lesson for all of us

God wanted to guarantee his promises, he gave his word, a rock solid guarantee - God can't break his word.  And because his word cannot change, the promise is likewise unchangeable." Hebrews 6:14 (Message) Alan Greenspan's candid admission of error under harsh questions from the House Oversight Committee was business news yesterday.  He said he…Read more Alan Greenspan’s error is a Lesson for all of us