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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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July 24th, 2015

Co-workers Are Not Projects

This is the concluding post to an online debate about whether evangelism in the workplace is appropriate as a representative from the evangelical, Faith & Work Chanel on the Patheos website. Arguing that evangelism is never appropriate in the workplace was a representative from the...

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July 24th, 2015

The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism

How should we respond to a co-worker who openly attacks our Christian faith? What should we say to a colleague who is struggling to understand difficult questions like Why is there suffering in the world? How could a loving God send people to Hell? Why isn’t Christianity more...

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July 24th, 2015

Just Say No to Jargon

Jargon is the language of specialized terms used by a group or profession to communicate in shorthand a big idea or concept. Do a quick Google search and you’ll find myriad articles about why we should avoid using jargon and why workplace jargon is a big problem. Jargon can confuse and...

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July 24th, 2015

You Can Talk About Christ at Work Without Being a Jerk

Patheos Faith and Work Channel hosted an online debate about whether evangelism in the workplace is ever appropriate. I debated a representative from the Patheos Progressive Christian Channel who believes evangelism in the workplace is never appropriate. Below is the opening post of the...

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July 24th, 2015

Evangelism in the Workplace: Is Sharing Your Faith Ever Appropriate?

I was asked to engage in an online debate about whether evangelism in the workplace is appropriate as a representative from the evangelical, Faith & Work Channel on the Patheos.com. Arguing that evangelism is never appropriate in the workplace was a representative from the Progressive...

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July 24th, 2015

Christians and Boy Scouts – Always Be Prepared

“Be prepared” is the Boy Scout motto, and it applies to followers of Jesus as well. We need not hold advanced degrees in theology or be skilled apologists, but we do need to be prepared to explain what we believe and why we believe it. Consider how you would answer if coworkers posed the...

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July 24th, 2015

Top 10 Things to Remember About Sharing Your Faith

When Christians in the workplace get serious about fulfilling their role in the Great Commission, many have misconceptions that need to corrected. Here are the top 10 things to know. 

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...

April 10th, 2015

Atheism Growing in the Workplace

If it seems like more and more people in your workplace disdain faith in God, it’s not your imagination. An extensive new Barna Group study found that the number of atheists in America is growing. With atheists and agnostics combined into one group called “skeptics,” the study uncovered...

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