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.

What is the reason for your hope? Are you prepared to share it with others? Why or why not? How can you be better prepared?
According to the Population Reference Bureau, you are one of 180 billion people that have ever lived; yet you really matter. You matter to God and to his plan. You have a one-of-a-kind, unrepeatable and significant role to play, no matter who you are.
When I think about trusting God, I’m reminded of the poem about the child who brought a broken toy to God to fix. When the child complained that God had not fixed it, God responded, “My child, you never let it go.”
Do I appreciate the gift of freedom that God has given me? Do I reflect love and faithfulness to God and the people in my life through the exercise of this gift?
Over the weekend, we celebrated the feast of the Epiphany. My perception of the Magi growing up was that they were three kings looking for another king. Maybe that perception was based on how I saw them portrayed in movies and manger scenes around the time of Christmas...
... I sometimes find myself vulnerable to being approached by many of our workers with personal problems or issues. My first response is to want to avoid such relationships and possible entanglements. However, the Holy Spirit has shown me that I must respond.
After hearing the Christmas story over and over, year after year, we might be tempted to take it for granted. Yet if we think about it, God’s willingness to become one of us is the greatest act of humility and love in all of human history. ..
Do I begin my day by giving thanks to God before rushing into my daily routine? When a particular problem seems insurmountable, do I place it in the Lord’s hands?
Consider the people in your past that you hold feelings of anger, resentment, jealousy or unforgiveness towards. Are negative emotions such as these and pride causing you to withhold charity?
It’s absolutely amazing when I reflect on the journey that Mary and Joseph made right before the birth of Jesus. I think about what they had to endure to give life to Jesus and also what they endured to give his life to each of us...

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