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Motivated to honor God in everything

Business
by Bill Newton
Posted 3/26/16, 07:58 am

Peter’s company is thriving, godly, and ethical. His board members often disagree on some issues, and consequently have heated discussions. They have no-holds-barred debates, but hurt feelings are rare, and seldom do their deliberations result in ties or stalemates. How can this be in a fallen world?

Trust is the answer. The board members trust that each has become governed by one motivation: to honor God in everything. Notice I said “has become.” Becoming is different than behaving. Trust results from a transformed heart, not from external rote comportment.

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Legal but unethical?

Business
by Bill Newton
Posted 2/13/16, 11:45 am

The Meloon family started a boat building company in the 1920s that flourished, fashioning both pleasure boats and small boats for the military during times of war. The Meloons, committed believers, were awarded a contract to build 3,000 boats during the Korean War. The government’s boat inspector demanded a bribe to approve the vessels’ delivery. The Meloons’ faith couldn’t comply.

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Airline collusion suspected of keeping ticket prices high

by Abby Reese
Posted 2/04/16, 11:47 am

The U.S. government is investigating four major airlines for colluding to limit available seats to keep prices high.

On Tuesday, American, Delta, Southwest, and United airlines received letters from the Justice Department demanding copies of all communications between the companies.

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