Posts Tagged ‘business’
Am I wrong to see a non-Christian doctor?
Question: As a patient who needs to have an appointment for a potentially serious health issue, is it acceptable according to God’s Word for the patient to see a doctor who is most likely not a Christian? I would prefer that the doctor be a Christian, but in the location where we live, the non-Christian…Read More
How do we best handle customers bringing alcohol to our restaurant?
Question: We recently inherited a business in Mexico. It’s a hotel and restaurant. We are looking into the possibility of selling it. But our trips to Mexico to tend to the estate of our father have led us to preach in the area and started a congregation. We do not sell or allow alcohol on…Read More
Work Smarter Not Harder: A Biblical View on Work
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/Is-Work-Smarter-Not-Harder-a-Biblical-Principle.mp3 by Austin HausnerRead More
The Christian and Business
The Christian and Business – Part 1The Christian and Business – Part 2 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Luke 12:15-21 I. I saw an article where the author railed against a business A. The gist was that the corporation was “bad” because it was large and successful 1. The author assumed that its success must have come…Read More
Are multi-level marketing businesses good investments?
Question: First of all, I just want to say how I have really enjoyed reading some of the blog posts. My boyfriend is going through a tough decision, and I have a bad feeling about it, but I wanted to follow up with the Scripture to make sure that his decision will not be steering…Read More
Government Argues Businesses Are Secular
Source: Steven Ertelt, “Obama Admin Tells Court: Hobby Lobby Must Obey HHS Mandate,” LifeNews.com 01 November 2012. The government continues to push for change by insisting that businesses pay for birth control pills and “morning after” pills as a part of their employee’s insurance plans, even if the owners of the company object to such…Read More
Is it wrong to deny service to someone who is obviously in sin?
Question: I want to start a small photography business but I’m worried about ‘clients’. What if a homosexual couple wants me to photograph a ‘couple’s shoot’ for them? I believe that I would have to decline. However, a photographer in New Mexico was sued for discrimination against a lesbian couple. They wanted the photographer to…Read More
Can the church sponsor the growing of tobacco to raise funds?
Question: Some people depend on raising tobacco for income. Is it good for the church to use the Lord’s money to sponsor this kind of agriculture? Answer: I found this question particularly intriguing because of the underlying assumptions. In order to answer the question well, I need to address several related issues. How may a…Read More