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June 25th, 2017

Every Job a Parable: What Walmart Greeters, Nurses & Astronauts Tell Us About God

Okay, my work matters to God. But how, you ask?  John Van Sloten can help. He loves practicing the spiritual discipline of watching people work. For his new book, Every Job a Parable,  he interviewed Walmart greeters, engineers, auto mechanics,...

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August 9th, 2016

Joy for the World

Christianity in America is losing ground. Our friend and fellow convener of the 2016 Faith@Work Summit asks a timely question? Can the church regain its cultural influence? In this though provoking book, Forster examines how the church lost its culture-shaping voice and what we can do to...

April 8th, 2016

How Do You Handle Emotions at Work?

How do you juggle workplace emotions? Dark and stormy seasons blow your way. Spectacular new opportunities emerge. Grief and loss descend. Financial crises loom. Office politics and busyness press on your soul. What about romantic tensions, rivalry, and bouts of bitterness? Must leaders...

April 6th, 2016

Loving Monday - Succeeding in Business Without Selling Your Soul

John Beckett graduated from M.I.T. in 1960 and worked in the aerospace industry for three years before joining his father in a small family-owned manufacturing business. When his father died suddenly in 1965, John was thrust into the daunting task of running the family business. A few...

August 28th, 2015

The Accidental Executive: Lessons on Business, Faith and Calling from the Life of Joseph

Albert M. Erisman, Hendrickson Publishers, 2015 Mention the biblical patriarch Joseph and most people will think of his dreams, his multi-colored coat, and his band of jealous brothers who tried to kill him. Yet Joseph was an astute businessman and prudent leader in who saved the...

June 15th, 2015

A Minute of Margin - Rx for Peace in the Midst of Stress

Most of us live lives of “quiet desperation,” as Henry David Thoreau put it, except we’re not too quiet about it. Jesus promised us peace and an abundant life, so why we do look so much like our stressed, discontent non-Christian coworkers? Dr. Richard Swenson offers prescriptions for...

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March 23rd, 2015

Joy at Work: A CEO's Revolutionary Approach to Fun on the Job

Imagine a company where people love coming to work and are highly productive on a daily basis. Dennis Bakke is co-founder and CEO of AES, an energy company with 40,000 employees in 31 countries and revenues of $8.6 billion. Bakke led a quest at AES to “create the most 'fun' workplace ever,...

December 4th, 2013

Work Matters | Tom Nelson

Tom Nelson's book, Work Matters, is an important book for Christians who want to serve God at work and for pastors who want to equip them. Striking a balance between theological depth and practical counsel, Nelson connects Sunday worship to Monday morning and gives readers practical tools...

October 19th, 2013

The Integrated Life

What if we could resolve the exhausting struggle between work, family, and spiritual life? What if we recognized a deep connection between faith and business? What if biblical values weren’t roadblocks but actually the source of successful business? What if the real goal of business were...

October 15th, 2013

Get Over It: Letting Go and Moving on with God

Unrealistic expectations. Hurt feelings. False guilt. As we go about our daily lives, we are so often mired down in all kinds of joy-robbing thought patterns and unhealthy habits. But grounded in God's Word, we can move on, set free from these burdens. Through more than 25 years of ministry...