Christ Alive! | Christian Testimonies, Stories and Reflections

The kingdom of God is breaking out right in our midst, in our workplaces. You won’t hear about it on the evening network news. You won’t read about it in your local newspaper. But you will hear about it from members of Christians in Commerce. Here are just a few of the stories from the front lines of the workplace.

Christians in Commerce members share their workplace stories, reflections and testimonies of being Christ in the Workplace. Select a category to display abstracts from our ChristAlive Archives.

Makes sense, doesn’t it? We have a game plan for our business in order to succeed. Shouldn’t we have a game plan for our spiritual life? I really enjoy the peace of God, and I don’t want to lose it!
As we sat listening to her, my heart softened and I was no longer bent on rushing the meal to get home. I sensed God's anointing and then the nudge from him to pray with her. I asked, "Are you a woman of faith?"
After one class, a woman told us that her teenage son was taking drugs and asked for our ideas on dealing with this challenge. We listened with empathy and prayed with her, and I e-mailed her a prayer for protection and healing that she could pray for her son each day...
Are you thankful to God even when you are not prospering?
All of us go through challenges in our lives. There is much to be gained if we take advantage of them.
For 40 years, I charged into each day like a warrior. Unfortunately, I was going into battle without armor or instructions. In other words, I wasn’t spending time with God first. Looking back, I don’t know how I survived the crush of the world.
When he came to my cubicle the next day, I put my hand out and said, "I forgive you" before he had a chance to say anything.
“As difficult as this was, in many ways it was a time of grace. It was a combination of knowing that I was doing exactly what God wanted and a clear sense of God’s presence.”
Looking at Jesus’ encounters in the Gospels, it’s clear that what is always most important is the human heart in front of him. He knew Zacchaeus’ heart and wanted to capture it. It was up to Zacchaeus to give it to him.
I learned to have a daily gratitude for my life and to show greater care for my family by not letting work get in the way. I learned to never judge the circumstances of another’s life.