Articles

22 04, 2019

5 Competitive Advantages of a Kingdom Business

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Every business person seeks a distinctive competitive advantage over their competition.  Without such an advantage, any business becomes commonplace and struggles for customers and survival. But when you fully operate as a Kingdom business, you automatically step into five powerful competitive advantages…but only if you decide to leverage them! 5 Competitive Advantages “But the Helper, the Holy [...]

16 04, 2019

Jesus: The Great Marketplace Disrupter

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Disrupter (v): to break apart; to throw into disorder; to interrupt the normal course or unity of Synonyms: atomize, crush, grind, pulverize, blast, blow up, detonate, explode, shatter, smash, implode, destroy, ruin, wreck Jesus? A great disrupter? Are you kidding me Dr. Jim? No, I am totally serious. Not so sure? Makes you uncomfortable to [...]

9 04, 2019

4 Levels of Christians at Work

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Here is a marketplace gut-check, a quick self-evaluation of the impact of your faith at work. Ed Silvoso in his amazing book, Anointed for Business: How to Use Your Influence in the Marketplace to Change the World, challenges us with what he calls 4 levels of Christians at work. His four levels are: Level 1: Survival - to be a [...]

2 04, 2019

Your #1 Goal in Marketplace Ministry

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"Do you see a man who excels in his work He will stand before kings; will not stand before unknown men." Proverbs 22:29 There are any number of truly wonderful goals we can embrace for our marketplace ministry. From salvations to healings to family restorations and beyond, our list could easily top 40-50 wonderful goals. [...]

26 03, 2019

You Are a King and a Priest

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“And [Jesus] made us kings and priests to our God; And we shall reign on the earth.” Revelation 5:10 Modern Day Kings Old testament kings served two primary roles: to rule over God’s people and to wage war against their enemies. They oversaw all commerce, land, trade and the economy of their nation, always separating a [...]

19 03, 2019

7 Truths To Unleash Your Destiny

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What is your destiny? Destiny may indeed be the most sought after revelation for most believers. Yet clarifying your destiny is not as confusing, convoluted or challenging as we often make it out to be. In fact, with some fundamental understanding of what destiny means and its basic components, you can quickly take giant leaps [...]

12 03, 2019

Kingdom Breakthrough Phase 4: Activation

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"Then the king said to me, “What do you request?” So I prayed to the God of heaven." Nehemiah 2:4   So far in this series, I have suggested the first 3 phases of Kingdom Breakthrough Situation, Revelation and Intercession. Activation is the final phase for Kingdom Breakthrough. It is critical to note that these first [...]

5 03, 2019

Kingdom Breakthrough Phase 3: Intercession

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“O Lord, I pray, please let Your ear be attentive to the prayer of Your servant, and to the prayer of Your servants who desire to fear Your name; and let Your servant prosper this day, I pray, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man.” For I was the king's cupbearer.” Nehemiah 1:11 [...]

26 02, 2019

Kingdom Breakthrough Phase #2: Revelation

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“So it was, when I heard these words, that I sat down and wept, and mourned for many days; I was fasting and praying before the God of heaven.” Nehemiah 1:4   Last week Phase 1 of the Kingdom Breakthrough - the Situation Analysis. As a case study, we looked at Nehemiah getting the situational overview of the destruction of the walls of Jerusalem [...]

19 02, 2019

Kingdom Breakthrough Phase 1: Situation

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“The words of Nehemiah the son of Hachaliah. It came to pass in the month of Chislev, in the twentieth year, as I was in Shushan the citadel, that Hanani one of my brethren came with men from Judah; and I asked them concerning the Jews who had escaped, who had survived the captivity, and [...]

12 02, 2019

Four Phases of Kingdom Breakthrough

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“So they went up to Baal Perazim, and David defeated them there. Then David said, “God has broken through my enemies by my hand like a breakthrough of water.” Therefore, they called the name of that place Baal Perazim.”  1 Chronicles 14:11 Breakthrough (n): An offensive military assault that penetrates and carries beyond a defensive line An act [...]

5 02, 2019

3 Keys to Leadership Execution

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Execution continues to be one of the top concerns facing executives today. Over the past few months, many of my executive level clients have asked how they can better executive from the top of organizational chain. So it seems good (Luke 1:3, Acts 15:25 & 28) that I share this brief overview of effective leadership execution. [...]