CONNECTIONS

WAYS TO GATHER WITH US AROUND HIS WORD

REFLECTIONS

CONSIDERING TRUTHS AND REALITIES IN THE MARKETPLACE

  • Proverbs 16:3 says, “Commit your work to the LORD, and your plans will be established.” (ESV) “Commit your works to the Lord And your plans will be established.” (NASB 1995) “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.” (NIV) The simplicity of this familiar proverb seems obvious, but it is backed by a powerful promise. Our call is to entrust all of our work to God, Who has all authority over the universe (and the marketplace). Imagine the effect on your city if every bu...

  • On September 8, 1860, the passenger steamer, Lady Elgin, was shipwrecked in Lake Michigan. Rescue teams were sent to help, including a team of Northwestern University students. One of those young men, Edward Spencer, rescued eighteen people from the sinking ship. When he was carried, exhausted, from the scene he kept asking, “Did I do my best?” Years later, at a class reunion, a speaker recalled this act of heroism. Someone called out that Edward Spencer was present in the audience. He was...