Articles by Bill Newton



Is Business Competition Christlike?

George was a competent manager. His unit distinguished itself in financial performance, employee development and community relations. His superiors rewarded him with significant raises and…


Good players make good managers

Pat was frustrated, even a bit angry, but he embarrassed to admit his ire. “I had just realized we needed a new sales manager, and in walks Daniel. He was a Christian,…


Should Christians store up earthly treasures?

Jesse plopped down on the sofa in the pastor’s office. “Pastor, I’m confused. Matthew 6 says don’t store up treasures on earth, and Proverbs 6 says store up provisions for the future. Which is it, Pastor, store up or don’t?”…


Weakness: your secret to success

Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians leaves 21st-century readers puzzled. The theme is this: our weakness is the platform for God’s strength. “No way,” say the positive-thinkers. “Anathema!” scream prosperity-gospel followers. “Poppycock!” murmur strategic business planners. But Paul has a different message. Relying…





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