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April 25th, 2017

Fail Forward

Some people refuse to use the word failure. Instead, they substitute words like slip-up, setback, glitch, mistake—or at least frame the failure in a positive light.    Take IBM founder Thomas Watson, for example. He was legendary for his ability to turn a serious mistake into a...

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January 29th, 2017

Where Is Your Hope Anchored?

“Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.” —Václav Havel For the first time since the Great Depression, hopelessness describes the emotional...

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January 9th, 2017

Seven Days of Prayer for the Workplace | Part 2

Monday Father, Lord Jesus, Holy Spirit, I marvel at the universe You worked together to create. The whole universe is Your temple, a place of worship, in which You called me to join Your work to make Your wprld all it was created to be. Thank You for the high calling to participate in Your...

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December 3rd, 2016

Joy to the Work, the Lord Is Come

Most Christians in the English-speaking world will sing Isaac Watt’s hymn, “Joy to the World” this Christmas season. Although Watts intended it as a celebration of Christ’s second coming, we’ve adopted it as one of our favorite Christmas hymns for obvious reasons. Christ's first coming...

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December 13th, 2015

Christmas Truth in Star Wars

Forty years ago, Star Wars hooked millions of people and became part of American culture. As prequels and sequels of the original movies continue to be released with great box-office success, the Star Wars franchise remains an unstoppable cinematic force.  While the...

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August 7th, 2015

One Person Can Make a Difference

In his 2014 commencement address to 8000 University of Texas graduates, Admiral William H. McRaven, ninth commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, said the average American will meet 10,000 people in their lifetime. “…if every one of you changed the lives of just 10 people, and each...

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August 7th, 2015

Cocooning Is Hazardous to Spiritual Health

The term “cocooning” was coined by trend forecaster Faith Popcorn to describe Americans who were socializing less and hunkering down at home to protect themselves from the harsh realities of the outside world. This trend fed a burgeoning do-it-yourself industry and sparked home-...

May 19th, 2015

Hungry for Purpose in America

Values, character and purpose are top of mind for many Americans these days, according to David Brooks, conservative columnist for the New York Times and author of four books, including, The Road to Character. In a recent oped he wrote, Every reflective person sooner...

September 5th, 2014

Faith@Work Summit Speaker Preview

Learn about some of the distinguished men and women who will be speaking at the Faith@Work Summit October 24-25 in Boston.  Scroll down for links to video and audio of various speakers. View and Download the talks from the 2014 Faith@Work Summit in Boston here.   

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September 4th, 2014

Rap Music for the Glory of God

When his album hit #1 on Billboard, Grammy award-winning rap artist Lecrea appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. The following article about how he integrates his faith with his work was posted earlier. Rapping for the Glory of God At the Center for Faith & Work we talk a lot...