Laymanointing

…. they were unschooled, ordinary men …. they had been with Jesus …. the crippled man healed standing with them – Acts 4:13,14

The wealth of contentment & godliness

Solomon’s highly impressive CV: 23 King Solomon was greater in riches and wisdom than all the other kings of the earth. 24 The whole world sought audience with Solomon to hear the … Continue reading

February 25, 2017

Seizing grace in the face of injustice – a servant girl & Naaman’s healing

Her name is unknown, … anonymous, Her life is recorded in just 2 verses in the Bible. What she did was extraordinary (in 2 verses 🙂 ) …. even Jesus … Continue reading

August 1, 2016

Why Paul chose to support his ministry through tentmaking?

Apostle Paul chose to support his ministry through tentmaking. However, … Paul did not subject his choice on other church leaders. 1 Timothy 5:17,18 17 The elders who direct the affairs … Continue reading

September 6, 2015

Marketplace ministry, from colleague to ministry partner – Paul, Aquila & Priscilla

Here’s an example of how Paul’s work in tentmaking brought propagating fruit as he shared the gospel and his life through the work of his hands. Acts 18:2,-4, 24-28 (NKJV) After … Continue reading

September 1, 2015

Prophecy or self deception, presumption? God’s direction, or Our good intentions, ambitions?

As believers we readily acknowledge … trusting the Lord to direct us is part of walking with him daily. However, putting this into practice in decision making may not be … Continue reading

August 25, 2015

Good morning! … Thank God its Monday!

Uplifting Godly inspirations for the overcoming week ahead! Thank God … its Monday! This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm … Continue reading

August 10, 2015

Blessed are the meek … & responding in the opposite spirit

  In the Sermon on the Mount, one of the 8 blessings is ‘Blessed are the meek‘. What does meekness mean? Does meekness mean weakness in our highly competitive, sometimes … Continue reading

July 20, 2015

God calls a layman

Henry Parsons Crowell was the founder of the Quaker Oats Company.  One day, the Lord spoke to him … The autumn months and winter passed without too much  difficulty.  Missing … Continue reading

June 18, 2015

A Centurion’s Faith in Jesus — Love in action

In the gospels, there are 2 people whom Jesus commended for great faith. One is the Syrophoenician Greek woman, and the other is the Roman Centurion … both Gentiles. Let’s examine … Continue reading

June 5, 2015

Turn the other cheek – A businessman’s experience

What’s should our response in the marketplace be? How do we turn the other cheek? Marion E Wade: Despite my personal shortcomings, and the company’s hazardous beginnings, the fact remains … Continue reading

March 30, 2015

Prayer in the Den of Office Politics / Conflicts

Recently, was sharing and praying with 2 friends experiencing unexpected challenges to their work, due to office politics. I’m sure all of us have had our fair share of work challenges, … Continue reading

March 11, 2015

Marketplace Leading, Learning & Living – Joseph

We live in uncertain times.  Few of us can be certain we’ll be in the same job till we retire.  Globalisation, economic cycles, rising affluence, innovation, government interventions, and downturns, financial … Continue reading

November 2, 2014

Healing – a doctor’s experience

Sair R. Park, M.D. He is an OB/GYN and a professor emeritus from the University of California-Davis Medical School. He is also the Founder and President of SAM-Care, a non-profit … Continue reading

October 30, 2014

Should I go full-time ministry?   Finding God’s will, .. a layman guide

As a layman, I’ve been blessed by veteran missionary, Brother Andrew’s advice about full-time christian ministry — simple, practical and down-to-earth :-). Brother Andrew (Open Doors): In some evangelical circles, … Continue reading

October 25, 2014

Love is Kind, .. loving God, .. loving our neighbor in deed

Don Stephens: An ophthalmologist from Texas, a Jewish Christian proud of his heritage, has volunteered on our ships several times.  On this trip, his very first patient was a blind … Continue reading

October 15, 2014

Serving God daily, quietly … a worship lifestyle

How to serve God daily in our everyday lives ? When Jesus invited us to follow Him …. He did not invite us to follow a new set of rules, … Continue reading

October 13, 2014

Marketplace decision making ….. and saying No

In project meetings, ….. my hearers are pleasantly surprised that Jesus words are so down-to-earth, practical and relevant to our work, …. when one of His stories  is used as an example … Continue reading

October 12, 2014

Leaving an inheritance for our children

One of my most memorable reads …. simple & true … John Rush:. Leaving a comfortable salary and position to venture into a faith-supported ministry is a challenging transition. There … Continue reading

October 11, 2014

Healing – a doctor’s perspective

Dr Ernest Crocker ( BSc(Med), MBBS, FRACP, DDU ), shares  his journey and experience in divine healing, as well as the experiences of his medical friends. A good sharing on reconciling medical science and … Continue reading

July 14, 2014

Meeting Jesus in marketplace work – Bible testimonies

Its not often we hear Jesus and the office (or our place of work) spoken in the same breath. However, each week, we spend a great amount of our time … Continue reading

July 3, 2014

Salt at Work in the Marketplace

Bob Briner – We have created a phenomenal subculture with our own media, entertainment, educational system, and political hierarchy so that we have the sense that we’re doing a lot. … Continue reading

July 3, 2014

A Breath of Heaven – a doctor’s experience

I don’t see a separation of my practice of medicine and my practice as a Christian, the two things merge into one when Jesus came to find me” – Dr Reggie Anderson … Continue reading

July 2, 2014

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