Mar 26, 2018
Kurt Braun has one of the
coolest titles ever! He also has an amazing life story. Scott and
Kurt discuss the unique challenges Kurt has faced from being in New
York on 911 to making the transition from the business world to
full time ministry.
huge part of Kurt Braun’s testimony is being in New York City on
9/11. Where were you on that day and what do you remember about the
day and following week?
you hear the word “finances,” what is your first reaction? Do you
have peace or anxiety? Do you feel like you have financial freedom
and stability, or financial fear and uncertainty?
- Before Kurt came on staff at Southland, he was
a Christian man working in the business world, and had some
encounters where his faith and work were opposing one another. have
you ever been in that situation? What did you
tensions do you face at your specific job where you find yourself
being torn between maintaining integrity and excelling at
- Because of his interactions in NYC on 9/11,
Kurt said “we all have those moments in our lives where we maybe
get the sense that there is more going on than just what we are
witnessing.” Looking back, can you see God’s hand and
provision at work in a moment when it seemed he was
- Read Colossians
3:23-24. How can you work
with all your heart for the Lord in your current employment? Do you
ever struggle with the tension of working for “human masters” and
working for the Lord?
- As a
Christian, you are the church. Wherever you go, the church goes.
When you’re at work, you have an opportunity to bring Jesus into
conversations and dealings with people everyday. What are some
conversations you know you will have this week and how can you
bring Jesus into the conversation?
phrase around our church is “do for the one what you wish you could
do for the many.” Who is one person you can go above and beyond for
this week at your workplace? How can you show them God's