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Affluent Christian Investor | August 20, 2017

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August 14, 2017 |

Was Jesus’ Life Too Busy?

“Slow down busy man take a look around you…When it’s all said and done, what’s it going to come to?” -Steven Curtis Chapman

Harvard Business School professor Thomas ong addresses the busyness trap that afflicts many of us in his … Read More

August 14, 2017 |

Islam’s Problem with Democracy

Iraq and America have won Mosul from ISIS (with significant help from Shia Iran). Mosul is Iraq’s 2nd largest, predominantly Sunni, city. Yet, the news, pictures and videos of the victory are heart breaking. It will cost $1 billion to … Read More

August 14, 2017 |

5 Ways to Like Your Job More

Are you satisfied in your job?

Many people lack contentment at their place of work. Other than major problems, it’s possible they’re focusing on what the job does not offer rather than the good it gives.

I’ve got 5 tips from Joseph Rhea … Read More

August 14, 2017 |

Fight Evil, But Don’t Forget It’s a Wonderful World

Music can be incredibly therapeutic, not only when you listen to it, but even more so when you make it. Singing in the shower can be a great release, but actually preparing songs and performing for an audience adds … Read More

August 11, 2017 |

Can Google Get Away With It?

For any readers who don’t know about this case already, “it” refers to Google’s decision to fire an engineer because he posted a ten-page internal memo that took issue with some of the firm’s policies, especially its “diversity” stance.

(The … Read More

August 11, 2017 |

Libya: a Failed State

Studying the Arab Spring would require one to look at Libya and U.S. efforts immediately after the popular uprising. The American’s didn’t want Gaddafi but they also didn’t seek any measure to sustain Libyan presence into U.S. orbit either.  Today, Putin has … Read More

August 11, 2017 |

Data Review Questions Global Warming

Some political beliefs are based more on blind faith than facts. When this occurs, it is difficult to dissuade their adherents that they have been misled.

There is increasing evidence that the theory of man-made climate warming is wrong, … Read More

August 11, 2017 |

Hazards of Leadership – Addicted to Applause

As a leader, I must make a decision to be the mascot or the coach. The mascot gets cheers and laughter while being protected by anonymity. The coach makes difficult decisions, stands with dignity and has no privacy … Read More

August 10, 2017 |

America’s Education Crisis

One of the most fundamental requirements for the future success of the United States is the development of a well-educated generation, competitive with global peers. This is not happening. Our failing school system is producing students who are disturbingly deficient … Read More

August 10, 2017 |

Enough With the Woebotics, God Will Always Have Work for Humans to Do


There is a major change approaching in the workplace. Get ready for job displacement in the age of robots. My blog last week offered the worrisome prospect that when serious unemployment results from advancing technology, people can get … Read More

August 10, 2017 |

Is Misunderstanding Holiness Keeping You From Changing the World?

Pursuing holiness is a good thing.

Necessary too… because without it no one can see the Lord (Heb.12:14).

But confusion about the meaning of holiness can keep us from engaging the world as God calls us to.

How so?

With … Read More

August 9, 2017 |

Don’t Worry About a Coming Trade War; We’re Already in One

Doesn’t everyone believe in free trade? That is a serious question and anyone who disagrees with the concept of universal free trade at all times and in all circumstances is scorned.

The problem is that most economic types and politicians … Read More

August 9, 2017 |


“Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but it sure makes the rest of you lonely.”

-Charles Schulz

Getting out of the routine of physical exercise is not a good thing.  Sadly I must admit that’s where I am right … Read More

August 9, 2017 |

When Getting Fired is a “God” Thing

Could being laid off from your job actually be….a good thing? And maybe even a God thing?

As difficult as losing your job is, a layoff could be God’s method of launching you into a better position. The key … Read More

August 9, 2017 |

11 Leadership Styles That Will Hurt Your Business

The starting place for developing an authentic leadership style is to make an extension of your best personality traits.

For example, if someone is a hard worker that likes to get in the trenches, this can be a key differentiator … Read More

August 9, 2017 |

Transgenders Aren’t the Only Ones Who Need to Trust God About Who He Made Them to Be

The other day I saw Pastor John MacArthur answer a young woman who asked him how she should relate to her sister… who she said was “transgender.”

I thought MacArthur handled the question beautifully.

He applied a lot of pastoral … Read More

August 9, 2017 |

Retirees, The Best Years Are In Front Of Us

We are the only one that will keep us from doing what God calls us to do, and be who God calls us to be.

-Daniel Eissman, Idaho Supreme Court Justice and Vietnam Veteran

We live in … Read More

August 8, 2017 |

Zuckerberg – Embarrassed by Riches

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of , attracted a lot of attention with hiscommencement speech last May at Harvard, the school he dropped out of. He started off with some good advice to the graduates:

Now it’s our turn to … Read More

August 8, 2017 |

New York Remains a Costly Tax Mess, and It’s Getting Worse

If you caught assorted television commercials being run by New York State government in recent years, you might think that the Empire State finally has its act together. Heck, one or two of those commercials even touted lower taxes.

Don’t … Read More

August 8, 2017 |

This Map Reveals the Richest Person in Your State 2017

The United States is known to have many millionaires and billionaires. But it turns out that not all states are equal when it comes to the rich and powerful. Where does your state fall? Take a look at the map … Read More

August 8, 2017 |

5 Steps To Quit Worrying About Money

Worrying about money is an epidemic. But worrying changes nothing. In fact, it is sin.

Jesus tells us in Matthew 6 not to worry about anything.

But Americans are REALLY stressed over their bank accounts! In fact,a new study from reveals that … Read More

August 8, 2017 |

Eagles and Sparrows

Serve to Lead identifies an emerging trend of 21st century leadership: private lives becoming interwoven with public lives.

That trend is becoming ever more conspicuous. It’s at the core of recent scandals relating to sexual affairs involving high executives in U.S. intelligence, the … Read More

August 8, 2017 |

A Cause That Energizes

There are so many needs in the world.  We see them everywhere and can’t address them all.

If you are really compassionate, it can be overwhelming.  It may bother you to see all of the unmet needs.

How … Read More

August 7, 2017 |

Donald Trump’s Record on Judges is Historic

If you believe the Enemedia, or think that the whole world is Obamacare, you probably think that Donald Trump is getting nothing done. That is 180 degrees from the truth. And that’s the case across a wide range of … Read More

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