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.

Whenever I do something good and am rewarded with appreciation, I get the courage to do even better. But many of my good deeds have gone unnoticed, or worse still, earned me negative criticism.
John the Baptist humbly describes himself in the above scripture as Jesus’ best man. He not only joyfully announces Jesus’ coming, he also shares a personal testimony about becoming less while Jesus becomes greater. If we preach or serve Jesus in a way that makes us greater and him less, we have taken the bride away from the bridegroom.
My business is based on commission. If I do not find new clients to help I do not get paid. So naturally, I spend considerable time asking God to bless my business...
My daily appointment with God is something I learned from CIC and my brothers. A recent experience reminded me of the importance of keeping this time.
Prior to my first visit with Dr. Tom, the Lord put it on my heart to ask him about his faith. I said I would but then chickened out. My blood results were borderline and left Dr. Tom concerned. He said he wanted me back for more blood work in three months...
I love to watch history in the making. I like to be able to say that I was there when it happened; whether I saw it on TV or in person doesn't matter.
As Christians, one of the challenges we face in the workplace is discerning when it is appropriate to talk about Christ...
When I retired, I tried to focus on adding to my nest egg, but after two and a half years things fell apart. The company I had thought to be ordained by God was failing, and I had six months until layoff. Then I had to have an open lung biopsy. Suddenly, my focus changed to what was happening to me.
What part of my comfort zone am I willing to die to so that Jesus can live in me? When will I give God permission to live out his purpose in my life? Whom or what am I hiding from? Is it God?
One of my family members decided to cut off all contact with the rest of us after getting married. We had no idea why. This person made no attempt to communicate with us for years. I was hurt, angry and confused.