Christ Alive! | Christian Testimonies, Stories and Reflections

The kingdom of God is breaking out right in our midst, in our workplaces. You won’t hear about it on the evening network news. You won’t read about it in your local newspaper. But you will hear about it from members of Christians in Commerce. Here are just a few of the stories from the front lines of the workplace.

Christians in Commerce members share their workplace stories, reflections and testimonies of being Christ in the Workplace. Select a category to display abstracts from our ChristAlive Archives.

Recently God lead me to a new full-time job working with recovering drug addicts and alcoholics in early recovery. This work is not new to me for I’ve been doing this for six years now. However, at my former job, the clients I worked with had been at least three months sober and begun a solid recovery program...
I am an investment advisor. I advise clients about their money. Therefore I get to see both the good and the ugly sides of money in my clients' lives...
What would it feel like if we took our spiritual fitness as seriously as athletes take their physical fitness? During a past vacation, I let my prayer life lapse. I felt positive social connections and constructive activities would keep my mental attitude stable. So, the days passed by without prayer. By the time I returned home, my spiritual muscles were flabby, not up to the challenges of everyday life.
Where do I struggle with trusting in God?
Am I living the life of Christ by who I am, what I do, and how I do it, no matter where I am?
Do I find myself caught up with being right rather than being Christ?
Joy
“Joy” is one of those words, like “grace”, that I identify with Jesus. Somehow joy and praise go together like peanut butter and jelly. In his book Hope for Each Day, the Reverend Billy Graham defines “joy” in terms of "serving the Lord" and realizing great contentment in our personal relationship with him.
Where have I overcome the world through faith in Christ? Are there areas in my life where I have let the world overcome me?
Do I encourage or criticize others in their walk with Christ?
Is the Lord trying to point me in a new direction I haven’t considered?

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