The “Day of Small Things”: Living Life from God’s Point of View

The “Day of Small Things”: Living Life from God’s Point of View

For who has despised the day of small things? (Zech 4:10)             Sometimes, God “thunders with his majestic voice” (Job 37:4). He sends fire or flood down from heaven and performs miracles. He speaks from a burning bush and writes on stone tablets with his own finger. He instructs kings and gives visions to prophets. He is an awesome God. More

The Blessing of Employment

The Blessing of Employment

Many look upon useful labor as a curse originating with the enemy of souls; but this is a mistaken view. Judicious labor is indispensable to both the happiness and the prosperity of the race. God ordained it for man as a blessing, to occupy his mind, to strengthen his body, and to develop his faculties. Industry makes the feeble strong, the timid b

The 9-to-5 Missionary

The 9-to-5 Missionary

My name is Alex and I’m a missionary. No, I’m not in a remote jungle. Nor am I in a village. I work for an organization that employs thousands of people, and my desire from day one was to make an impact for the cause of Christ. I would like to share my story with you with the hope that a little part of my history may influence you to be a missionar

The Bible, Man, and Work

The Bible, Man, and Work

Work is writ large throughout the Bible. From Genesis to Revelation, man is to work (Gen. 2; cf. Prov. 19:15; 2 Thess. 3:6-12). The idle man is not looked upon favorably either in Scripture or in society. The alarming increase of unemployed men has generated a plethora of articles and debates. As of today, 16 percent of American men are not employe