ChristAlive! Archives: Impacting Workplace Culture

Embrace the will of God for the love of God. What a wonderful expression for the focus of our lives in all aspects, including our work lives... It’s one thing to just do the will of God. It takes it to another level when we do it for the love of God and willingly embrace it.
In the spring of 2006, Larry heard the call from the Lord to get involved in growing new Christians in Commerce chapters in the Phoenix area. Larry had been a long-time member of the Mesa Chapter. Upon hearing the Lord's call, Larry immediately pulled his car over to the side of the road...
God did not force himself or his will on Mary, the person he chose to be the mother of his son. However holy and righteous Mary may have been, it was still within her power to decline the role God had planned for her. He gave her freedom to reject his invitation to be the means of bringing salvation to a fallen world...
Each day I wake up in the morning and pray that I will be my best self; a noble mission for the day, if I allow myself to be the very best self in God’s eyes and not my own. In my world, being my best self is never good enough because it’s often all about me – my growth, my achievements, my goals, my accomplishments, my development, my objectives, my, my, my, my...
Don’t we often allow ourselves to feel sentenced by the judgments of our peers? We have given such authority to this judge that we have created in our own minds that we restrain our joy out of fear. Often we impose a limit on indignation at the ways others disrespect our Lord for fear of offending someone. This self-imposed prison of fear has a warden and his name is Satan. He seeks to steal our joy, kill our freedom, and destroy our very souls
We are all missionaries, whatever our occupations may be: mangers, secretaries, doctors. Last year’s CIC Annual Conference logo, “Missionaries at Work”, represents to us that this is our mission field. If I truly receive power from my relationship with Jesus, am I prepared to give it away?
We will often respond with an offer to pray for them, sometimes on the spot. Other times we will pray for them later.

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