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Core Message Highlight: Presuppositional Thinking

The mind justifies what the heart has chosen. This simple maxim unlocks the essence of human decision-making. Within our hearts lies our true motives, agendas, and underlying assumptions. Our hearts determine our character and what kind of person we will be. As evidenced by hundreds of Scriptures, it is vital in our Christian walk to

Core Message Highlight: Problem-Solving

Power is Guarded by Problems is a well-known catechism for those familiar with the ministry of GoStrategic. This simple phrase is a helpful mantra as we engage the inevitable challenges of life, both big and small. The world’s approach to problems is often avoidance and “How do we get out of this?” versus God’s perspective of

The Insidious Nature of Misdirection During Times of Societal Turbulence

Randall Hobson owns and operates a small business that has served the manufacturing sector with material handling solutions since 1986. As a businessman, husband and father, he has sought to progressively comprehend and implement the ways of the Kingdom of God throughout the fabric of his life. He has been a student of the School

Capitalism, Socialism, and the Case for Choice-Based Economics

Capitalism, Socialism, and the Case for Choice-Based Economics by Dennis Peacocke The critiques of capitalism go well back into the nineteenth century. At their core, the best of them are much more about an unequal distribution of wealth than any of the self-evident needs to fine tune the exclusively economic properties of the overall system.

The Challenge of Business Management after September 11, 2001

by Dennis Peacocke Most of us recognize that the events of Tuesday, September 11, 2001, have changed things in significant ways even if we are unable to articulate all that we see or sense. It is highly unlikely that either the economy or our so-called “social psyche” will return to normal because “normal” appears to

Why God Doesn’t Want to get Involved in Your Business

by Dennis Peacocke Virtually wherever I teach on “marketplace ministries”, I sometime ask in my presentation “Who wants God to get involved in your business?” The vase majority of those present raise their hands expecting me to help them find effective ways to help them further achieve that “divine connection.” To their surprise I not

Integrity in Sales: You are the Company, You are the Product

by Dennis Peacocke Integrity is perhaps our highest and most valuable human commodity. When we possess it, it can open many doors and keep them open. When we’ve lost it or don’t possess it as a known character quality, few people want to associate with us. Even criminals have strong codes by which they measure

“Strategic Time with God: the Most Important Thing”

by Dennis Peacocke As any competent, professional motivational speaker or personal executive coach knows, the most difficult thing is to find the key in someone that turns an individual from mere mental understanding to actually changing the way they think and behave. The conceptual is indeed Square One. However, many times, Square Two-genuine action- seldom

Strategic Planning: The Key to Building Successful Relationships, Organizations, and Capital Creation

by Dennis Peacocke Every successful leader of any organization, let alone a successful business, knows that strategic planning is the key. If leaders simply “let things happen” in a fallen world, two things will happen: 1) chaos will “happen” and 2) they won’t be leaders for long. Strategic planning is the applied skill that allows

Some of the Economic Consequences of Dualism, Futurism, and Evangelicalism

by Dennis Peacocke Broadly speaking, I am an American “Evangelical,” if by the meaning of this word we denote a Christian who believes in being born of God’s Spirit and who holds both a high view of scripture and an internal need to share our faith in Christ. Unfortunately, “Evangelicalism” in America carries with it,

Studies on the Master Principles of Transforming People and Organizations

by Dennis Peacocke In a fallen world, how to achieve biblical and lasting transformation is the only real question for those who aspire to be Christ’s disciples. Put another way, leading people and building organizations God’s way is what all Christian leaders should aspire to do. Once one sees this, studying and walking out God’s

Do You Study Biblical Economics from a “Whole Bible?”

by Dennis Peacocke We Christians are a strange lot. Frequently, we say we believe one thing but live out our lives quite differently. While hypocrisy is one thing, “spiritual blind-spots” are another. Problematic as hypocrisy is, it is not my concern in this article; rather, I am concerned with our “blind spots.” A blind spot

Co-Managing the Earth: The Foundational Work of the Christian Marketplace Ministry

by Dennis Peacocke “Do business until I come…”  Luke 19:13 We are now standing at the foundation-laying stage of one of the most significant Christian movements of church history, the advocacy of a Christian values-based economy. How we work with God’s Spirit in helping to lay that foundation will have potentially enormous effects on the

Change the Family, Change the World

by Dennis Peacocke …since Abraham will surely become a great and mighty nation, and in him all the nations of the earth will be blessed? For I have chosen him, in order that he may command his children And his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing righteousness and justice;

Preparing for Tough Times with Three Tough Questions

by Dennis Peacocke Ultimately, managing our “business” is about managing ourselves, whether or not we actually own or oversee our place of employment. As we have all been told before, true freedom begins in godly self-government. While we cannot control many factors in life and in our external environment, we can control our reactions to

Towards Understanding the Current Crisis in the Western World

by Dennis Peacocke The current war in Iraq is part of a much, much larger “culture war” not being reported. The fracturing of the international community and the internal divisions it is causing within nations is symptomatic of the deeper war that is really going on. What follows is a brief overview of the three

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