ChristAlive! Archives: Workplace & Family Life Balance

Before throwing in the towel, I prayed, right there at my desk. I told the Lord, unless I had $8,000.00 in my bank account by Friday, it was going to be game over. Amen.
Racked with personal and professional doubts, Hank was unable to sleep. He left his bedroom and sat on his easy chair in the living room. As he looked up in fear his eyes immediately centered on the liquor cabinet situated directly across the room. The battle began...
It is normal to seek safety and comfort, but sometimes the Lord calls us to step out of our safety and comfort, even though it may not make sense to us at the time.
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.
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...
God began to show me just how much energy I was expending protecting my time. I had become a slave to fear of time commitments and had unwittingly made myself unavailable to God.
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 do I respond to life’s changes and challenges?
About three years ago at a CIC conference I asked for prayer from one of the brothers. I was struggling with depression, a family relationship, discouragement from underemployment, and pain in my body. I had struggled for a number of years with these same issues.
As Christians, one of the challenges we face in the workplace is discerning when it is appropriate to talk about Christ...

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