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God is Not Trying to Balance it All | Marketplace Christianity

God is Not Trying to Balance it All

by Brad Harmon February 23, 2011

Tweet “Dear God, I know you’re busy solving larger problems, but …”  Have you ever started out a prayer this way?  Perhaps, you’ve said, “I don’t want to trouble God with something so trivial.  He has enough on His plate already.”  Somehow, we’ve got it into our heads that God is some sort of cosmic […]

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Does Your Pastor Have a Secret Bank Account? | marketplace christianity

Does Your Pastor Have a Secret Bank Account?

by Brad Harmon January 10, 2011

Tweet Perhaps the first thought that popped into your head after reading this question was “No, my pastor would never have a secret bank account.”  There’s just something about the word “secret” that brings a negative connotation to the idea, isn’t there?  National headlines about televangelists committing fraud, or pastors misusing their church’s funds, have […]

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The Audacity of Christian Certainty | marketplace christianity

The Audacity of Christian Certainty

by Brad Harmon November 17, 2010

During his presidential campaign, President Obama published a book entitled The Audacity of Hope. I love that title. It’s one that could be used to describe Christianity, but I’m afraid that instead of “rejoicing in hope of the glory of God” (Romans 5:1-2) we have, by and large, become a religion that has become audacious in our certainty.

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What Kind of Christian are You at Work?

What Kind of Christian are You at Work?

by Brad Harmon September 13, 2010

In our previous posts on the Rice University study on how elite executives negotiate their faith in the workplace, we identified four categories: Brazen, Circumspect, Pragmatic, & Heroic. Having trouble deciding which fits you best? Here’s a few points to consider.

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Are You a Heroic Christian at Work? | marketplace christianity

Are You a Heroic Christian at Work?

by Brad Harmon September 10, 2010

Do you feel the need to take an explicit stand for Christ in a workplace that frowns upon public displays of faith? How big is the gray area when it comes to your faith and your workplace?

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Are You a Pragmatic Christian at Work? | marketplace christianity

Are You a Pragmatic Christian at Work?

by Brad Harmon September 9, 2010

How do you negotiate your faith in a work environment that is hostile towards public displays of faith? Do you take a pragmatic approach choosing not to wear your faith on your sleeves? Perhaps, you feel a need to compromise. Or do you simply think the Bible doesn’t always provide clear direction for the decisions you have to make?

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Are You a Circumspect Christian at Work? | marketplace christianity

Are You a Circumspect Christian at Work?

by Brad Harmon September 7, 2010

Given an amenable workplace environment when it comes to public displays of faith, do you proudly proclaim your Christianity as a Brazen Christian or choose to allow your faith to guide you in a more subtle Circumspect manner? We explore the latter as we continue our look at how Christian executives negotiate their faith in the workplace.

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Are You a Brazen Christian at Work? | marketplace christianity

Are You a Brazen Christian at Work?

by Brad Harmon September 3, 2010

What do you think of when you here faith in the workplace? A recent study of looked at how evangelical Christians in elite executive roles negotiated their faith in the workplace. One category they discovered was the Brazen Christian. It may not be exactly what you think.

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How's Your Temp Christian Business Owner? | marketplace christianity

How’s Your Temp Christian Business Owner?

by Sue Miley September 1, 2010

Tweet I am honored to be able to share with you today another guest posting from one of our blogroll members.  Sue Miley is the founder of the Christian Business Crossroads blog where she shares very practical ways that small business owners can improve their operations using Biblical financial principles. It’s a great blog, and […]

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