ChristAlive! Archives: Relationships with Coworkers

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...
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”?
As a segment producer, my time was constantly, frenetically busy. I would sometimes book a guest and get them into the studio on our set for an interview in the space of a few hours. I thought my job was demanding – and I sometimes resented how relaxed the crew could be...
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.
Many people see work as a curse resulting from the fall, but as we can see in scripture, work was ordained before the fall, so work is a part of God’s divine plan for us. Our purpose is to take care of creation until God is “all in all.”

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