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Durable Investments

Durable Investments

By Rob Genin Everyone appreciates a good value. We all hear stories of amazing investments – for example, if you bought 100 shares of Apple stock at $22 a share in 1980, today you would have 22,400 shares, worth a total of approximately $4.3 million. However, if we...

The Theology of Work

The Theology of Work

In an age where our work often becomes just a means to selfish ends, Christians can recall what scripture has to say about working with enthusiasm, enjoyment, excellence, and integrity.  Consider the following on The Theology of Work and be fueled to “do the good will...

Pray 4 YBL and WBL

Pray 4 YBL and WBL

The end of all things is near. Therefore, be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray. Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. - 1 Peter 4:7-8 Pray For YBL and WBL Leadership Pray for YBL & WBL Leadership, Rob, Drew,...

Pray 4 YBL and WBL

Pray 4 YBL and WBL

But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.  So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. - Matthew 6:33-34 Pray For YBL and WBL Leadership Pray for YBL...

Your Deepest Identity

Your Deepest Identity

By Rob Genin Who am I? The business world, like every community in our world, is concerned with questions of identity. That is natural; the work we do reflects our identity, as a farmer takes great pleasure and significance from cultivating the land and watching it...

Pray 4 YBL and WBL

Pray 4 YBL and WBL

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. - 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Pray For YBL and WBL Leadership Pray for YBL & WBL Leadership, Rob, Drew, Sharon, and Chris: Pray for summer and...

12 Ways to Improve Listening

12 Ways to Improve Listening

Listening is important – but difficult! Fortunately listening is a skill that we can develop and grow. This article gives 12 practical ways to grow as a listener. https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/12-ways-improve-listening/

Pray 4 YBL and WBL

Pray 4 YBL and WBL

I will remember the deeds of the Lord;yes, I will remember your wonders of old.I will ponder all your work,and meditate on your mighty deeds.Your way, O God, is holy.What god is great like our God?You are the God who works wonders;you have made known your might among...

Every Day’s a Bad Day!

Every Day’s a Bad Day!

  “It is an unhappy business that God has given to the children of man to be busy with.” Ecclesiastes 1:13 What do you do with bad days? How do you refocus when relationships with clients or co-workers are hard? What if family struggles are ruling your mind...

How to Take a Sabbatical

How to Take a Sabbatical

  This thoughtful article by Jeff Haanen helps to unpack a seldom discussed and crucial aspect of the 2nd Half – What to do in the transition to retirement and how to wisely employ the idea of a sabbatical. Worth the effort of a careful read! ...

Pray 4 YBL and WBL

Pray 4 YBL and WBL

“Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will make you fishers of men”. Matthew 4:19 Pray For YBL and WBL Leadership Pray for YBL & WBL Leadership, Rob, Drew, Sharon, and Chris: Pray for balance as we pray, plan, organize and spend time out of the office with events,...

Sibling Rivalry, Soup, and the Hallelujah Chorus

Sibling Rivalry, Soup, and the Hallelujah Chorus

By Chris Jones, YBL Small Group Coordinator Rebekah his wife conceived. The children struggled together within her, and she said, “If it is thus, why is this happening to me?” So she went to inquire of the Lord.  And the Lord said to her, “Two nations are in your...

Pray 4 YBL and WBL

Pray 4 YBL and WBL

And Jesus answered him, “It is written, ‘You shall worship the Lord your God, and him only shall you serve.'" Luke 4:8 Pray For YBL and WBL Leadership Pray for Rob, Sharon, Drew, and Chris, that each would grow deeper in their love and worship of the Lord this week....

The Meaningful Work of a Gardener

The Meaningful Work of a Gardener

By Drew Narmour, YBL Director, Jackson, MS So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule...