13 Best Christian Business & Professional Growth

List Updated April 2021

Bestselling Christian Business & Professional Growth in 2021


Soar!: Build Your Vision from the Ground Up

Soar!: Build Your Vision from the Ground Up
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2021
  • Excellent book on how to succeed and fulfil your vision.

Called to Create: A Biblical Invitation to Create, Innovate, and Risk

Called to Create: A Biblical Invitation to Create, Innovate, and Risk
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2021

How to Lead When You're Not in Charge: Leveraging Influence When You Lack Authority

How to Lead When You're Not in Charge: Leveraging Influence When You Lack Authority
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2021

The Jesus-Hearted Woman: 10 Leadership Qualities for Enduring and Endearing Influence

The Jesus-Hearted Woman: 10 Leadership Qualities for Enduring and Endearing Influence
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2021

The Hollywood Commandments: A Spiritual Guide to Secular Success

The Hollywood Commandments: A Spiritual Guide to Secular Success
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2021

Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory

Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2021

Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God's Work

Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God's Work
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2021
  • Every Good Endeavor Connecting Your Work to God s Work

Spiritual Leadership: Principles of Excellence for Every Believer (Sanders Spiritual Growth Series)

Spiritual Leadership: Principles of Excellence for Every Believer (Sanders Spiritual Growth Series)
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2021

The 25 Biblical Laws of Success: Powerful Principles to Transform Your Career and Business

The 25 Biblical Laws of Success: Powerful Principles to Transform Your Career and Business
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2021

Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation

Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2021
  • Great product!

Financial Peace Revisited: New Chapters on Marriage, Singles, Kids and Families

Financial Peace Revisited: New Chapters on Marriage, Singles, Kids and Families
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2021
  • Money

Resisting Happiness

Resisting Happiness
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2021

Business By The Book: Complete Guide of Biblical Principles for the Workplace

Business By The Book: Complete Guide of Biblical Principles for the Workplace
BESTSELLER NO. 13 in 2021

Garden of Clay

Faith, insight, christian growth.

Summer heat alone doesn't pose near the challenge to my energy level as heat in combination with humidity. On days like today when taking a deep breath means bench-pressing 100, gardening loses any sense of relaxation and becomes chore-like in appearance and feeling. Yet even in favorable weather conditions when the soil you are tilling is more clay than soil-like, the challenge takes on new meaning.

This previous Memorial Day, in attempting to transform my flower-beds into something of beauty, it was necessary to first remove every weed,, root and all. But did you ever notice how hard it is to grab hold of a weed and pull, hoping to remove it in its entirety? For expediency's sake, I've tried, and failed. I have since learned the value of thorough and now I take the time to remove the sometimes huge lump of thin, spaghetti-like strands, shake loose the soil and discard the weed. The end result is that I now have what I wanted all along: something of beauty.

I am no expert gardener by any means.but from my limited and human perspective it seems the hardness in my own heart has, at least at times, reflected the clay-like qualities in my flowerbed: unyielding, dry and stubborn. For quite some time, despite my best efforts, I have been able to cutlivate only weeds, not flowers. Does the exterior reflect the interior?

I think this is true in each of our lives. The soil in our hearts is tilled, weeds are pulled and removed, new seeds are planted and watered and the process is repeated. The work is hard and tedious. It is never rushed; and the results don't appear overnight, or even in a season!

Such tilling is painful. The process hurts, especially if our weeds have grown for so long that they're part of us. The wonderful thing is, however, that despite the pain and discomfort, such tilling is not performed carelessly or with malice but with love and mercy. Gardening, especially when performed by the Master Gardener, is always a long process, but the results are always lovely and perfect.

What does it take to cultivate a beautiful garden? Probably some of the same things it takes to grow a beautiful heart. A good place to start is with good soil; and that, my friend, at least in matters of the heart, is our choice.

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