ChristAlive! Archives: Christian Witness in Workplace

When your work is such a big part of your life and others are making it miserable for you, how can that life be a happy and productive one?
I don’t know about you, but the last thing I want is to start every week with a “Monday Moan” and end it with “Thank God it’s Friday” for the next thirty years.
My company believes in building community for the homeowner associations we serve. This can be challenging when we get calls from homeowners with problems. At times, it’s difficult not to take these issues personally.
It was tempting to explode with righteous indignation. Instead I promptly ended the meeting, thanked them for their consideration and walked out...
Who are the difficult people you encounter at work? At home? Online? How does God want to use you?
Every one of us can make a difference in our workplace no matter our role, position, or skills. By being Christ, we should exhibit the characteristics of the very best workers in the world...
If a grain of wheat is not gathered and ground into flour to make bread, its purpose and destiny are never realized. The same thing can happen with people if they do not embrace their creator and his purpose and destiny for their lives.
God is looking for men and women who are willing to join him in becoming an overwhelming force for the transformation of this world and for building a new creation. What if we said, “Yes”?
How easy it is to keep our faith compartmentalized; take it with us to church, to CIC meetings and maybe let it show a bit in our volunteer work. Sometimes our fears get the best of us and prevent us from taking risks and stepping out for Christ.
After the buyout, we worked with our executive team to develop a values statement. We didn’t want to implement a set of values that we didn’t live. We didn’t want our values to be passive, but rather wanted them to reflect attitudes and actions that the individual can control. After a lot of prayer and conversation, we articulated four core values...

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