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Author Archive: Bruce Gust

Goals: Identify, Magnify and Clarify

New Year’s Resolutions are typical this time of year. But regardless of the calendar date, setting goals is an important step to take in order to achieve the success you’re targeting. There are...

100% Charged

A musician who checks his gear before walking out the door to make sure he has everything for the gig is 100% charged. A pilot who checks his flight plan before taking off is 100% charged. You’re...

The Guy With the Five Talents

  Have you ever considered the individual featured in the Parable of the Talents who was given five talents, invested them and was able to report to his master a return of five more? It’s in...

Christ’s Mass

Christmas literally means “Christ’s Mass.”1 It’s a church service that commemorates the birth of Christ. I remember the first time I put those two words together and it was one of those...

Science 231

When I was in 8th grade, I was given the opportunity to participate in an accelerated program that gave future freshman the chance to take “Introduction to Chemistry and Physics.” It was also...

Before There Was Insurance…

“My success so far has only been won by absolute indifference to my future career.” (Theodore Roosevelt) Theodore Roosevelt is one of my favorite Presidents. He won the Medal of Honor as...

What Would Your Billboard Say? (Part Two)

Here’s the challenge: Design a billboard that promotes Christianity without mentioning Heaven or how Christ helps you with your problems. What would you billboard say? Last time we talked about...

It’s Ain’t Just Heaven

In one sentence or less: What does it mean to be born again? Some confuse saying a pre-manufactured prayer in the midst of an emotional moment to being saved. They catch a glimpse of hell and they...

What Would Your Billboard Say? (Part One)

If you were tasked with creating a billboard that promoted the advantages of being a Christian,                what would it say?   Let’s take it a step further and say that you can...

The Law Must Serve The Truth

Intro In California there’s a law that allows transgender students to choose which restroom they want to use – either the boys room or the girls room. “The law, which will take effect Jan. 1,...