RIGHT? or RIGHTEOUS?

RIGHT? or RIGHTEOUS?

I spoke this weekend at a church in Wisconsin. I’ve been connected with the church off and on for exactly 40 years. I spoke to them on the topic, “Being Right vs. Being Righteous” because I wanted to study the topic. I began with Psalm 40:10 where David says, “I...
UNDERSTANDING TRANSPARENCY

UNDERSTANDING TRANSPARENCY

In 1 John, we read in several places that our relationship with God is inseparably linked to our relationship with other believers. 1 John 1:7 says, “but if we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus,...
WALK IN THE LIGHT

WALK IN THE LIGHT

The following is contributed by Jerry a B4T coach. A favorite verse I often repeat out loud was given by an angel to Joseph: “You shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins” (Matthew 1:21). This promise always breathes faith into me. But...
LOVE in the OFFICE

LOVE in the OFFICE

The following is contributed by a worker in the Middle East. What do you appreciate about _____? As a management team at the office, we brainstormed positive words about each team member—a simple, but uplifting exercise. I then turned these into “certificates of...
ORDINARY TO GREAT

ORDINARY TO GREAT

The following was submitted by a B4T worker in the Muslim world. When I was at the recent OPEN Connect conference, I heard a lot of talk about B4T’ers just being ordinary people without “enough” training in how to do business, and without enough training in how to...
JESUS & SCUM

JESUS & SCUM

Photo credit: Wooden Earth Ltd. But when some of the Jewish religious leaders saw him eating with these men of ill repute, they said to his disciples, “How can he stand it, to eat with such scum?” Mark 2:16 LB I have been studying Mark 2 this week. I find the Living...