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.

For many people, doing “good” is simply being good at what you do for a living. For others, “doing well” is important and motivates them to be successful in their chosen fields. I have come to the conclusion that God calls us to “do good” in whatever circumstance we place or find ourselves. If “doing good”, both professionally and spiritually, results in your also “doing well”, all the better.
What is my reaction to fear and anxiety? How does it work for me?
It's almost as though, in our willingness to be used by God to love others, he dumps truckloads of love back on us! There's no way to out-give God.
Let us strive to judge less and understand more!
Growing up, in Sunday school, it seemed that the correct answer to any question posed by the teacher was “God” or “Jesus”. In life as an adult, it turns out that is also the case. There have been countless times when I have felt like saying, “I don’t want to run this race”, not because it was not the right race, but because I just didn’t want to run or I wanted the race to be different.
As Paul says, we are now able to do more because of the power that works in us, by being a light to others in our daily living. The workplace is where we change the culture by our very presence
How do I respond to life’s changes and challenges?
Am I easy to approach, easy to confide in and easy to trust?
When I have the opportunity to initiate a discussion about my faith, do I act on it, or default to safer discussions?
Every so often we may find a person in our workplace, church, or family who might complain frequently, argue at the drop of a hat, or slander others. We may even need to stand ready to alert this individual, if they begin sharing inappropriately about another, that we really don’t want to hear anything that harms another’s reputation.