Category Archives for "Business"

Integrity in Business

by Rick Boxx for Integrity Resource Center My three-year-old daughter’s birthday party brought a surprise lesson on integrity. As Rebekah opened the big attractive box, with a beautiful red ribbon, you could see the excitement dance in her eyes as she viewed the new American Girl doll. This finely crafted piece of workmanship was definitely […]

Business tithing

Any business generally reflects the values of its principle owners or managers. It is the reflection of these values that determines whether a business is labeled Christian or non-Christian. If a business is to be used to serve God, it should have but one overriding purpose—to glorify Him. As such, there are five basic business […]

Business priorities

Good business planning must involve setting priorities and working on the most important ones first. In the area of money, that is called budgeting. Business budgeting is the process of allocating available resources among a variety of possible expenditures. If a company sells a product or service, it needs a system of budgeting and billing […]

Choosing the right vocation

A survey in Business Week magazine reported that only one out of six Americans is content with his or her job. That means that nearly 83 percent are dissatisfied. The most consistent complaint was a lack of fulfillment or long-term purpose. Certainly, many Christians also fall within this large group of dissatisfied, fearful workers. Why? Primarily because their […]

Are Your Vendors Happy?

by Rick Boxx of Integrity Resource Center. “Do I pay staff, payroll taxes, or the vendor?” After staring at the checkbook it was obvious I could only do one of the three. This is a dilemma many business leaders have faced, but now the decision was mine. Most business owners would say pay the employee […]

Using credit cards for business expenses

It is common practice in today’s business world for employers to reimburse employees for business-related expenses: hotel rooms and meals while on a business trip or gasoline if the employee’s car is used for business purposes.   The Problem As in personal finances, credit cards can wreak havoc with business expenses. Sometimes the employee uses […]