Worldview

A Quest for the Origin of Innovation

It always stirs my curiosity why people are drawn to innovation. Well, not certainly that all are receptive to change, but that we as a society would reward innovative concepts by principle and by practice. I was watching Tim Keller’s Youtube video in Google headquarters, and one employee surfaced to ask him about evolution vs creation. Keller stretched …

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The Relationship between Christianity and Economics

Economics is the science of production, consumption, and distribution of wealth. In Biblical terms, economics means stewardship. The word itself cannot be found in the Bible but its literal Greek Word is Oikonomia which means Household Management. Economics is a modern word but its idea is as ancient and old as the earth. Its very foundations are found from the very beginning (Genesis 1:28) and unfolds …

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How Ideas, Not Capital, Enriched the World

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fq6XqbEN2aE] “Ideas have consequences.” On 16 September 2015 Deirdre McCloskey, Distinguished Professor of History, Economics, English, and Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago, delivered a lecture at the Legatum Institute that argued ideas, rather than capital, play a crucial role in making the Western Society as better off than the rest of the …

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Winner vs Loser Mindset

The difference between a winner and loser is attitude. Attitude determines altitude. Life, leadership, happiness and success is mostly about behavior. The Winner is always part of the answer. The Loser is always part of the problem. The Winner always has a program. The Loser always has an excuse. The Winner says, “Let me do it for you.” The …

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Theology of Work Notes

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u76vZ2Zwyn0&w=560&h=315] This sermon is given by John MacArthur God is an Eternal, Everlasting, Powerful, Mighty, Tireless, Almighty kind of Worker. Work is the God-ordained way to redeem the universe from the curse. Work is to demonstrate the glory of the Worker-God, to extract the best riches and potentials of this earth, to display His …

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Subdue the Earth

The first assignment of God to man was to subdue, cultivate and make the earth fruitful (Gen. 1:10, 12, 18, 21, 25). Until today, that command is mandatory. This planet was perfect back then, but incomplete, because the earth still requires active administration. Man, as the image-bearer of God, is to exercise dominion on earth …

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The sluggard full of excuses: “There is a lion in the street”

A sluggard says, “There’s a lion in the road, a fierce lion roaming the streets!” -Proverbs 26:13 Solomon describes the lazy person as an expert in making excuses. The book of Proverbs is not just about wisdom, it’s also about foolishness. The sluggard manifests his folly as he fills his mind with excuses and alibis. He creatively invents imaginary lions, …

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