ChristAlive! Archives: Relationships with Boss

... he glanced at my backseat and noticed my Bible. He dropped my hand, turned on his heel, and said as he strode away, “We definitely can’t work together if you read that book.”
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.
How can you make your workplace more like God’s workplace for the people who enter it?
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.
Having been a realtor for over fifteen years, I enjoy having clients who have worked with me on more than one occasion. We have a common bond, a growing friendship and are comfortable with one another.
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”?

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