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November 4th, 2014

2014 Faith@Work Summit at a Glance

What does it look like for the gospel to permeate every crevice of life -- including our work? Learning to live out our faith at work can be perplexing if we don’t have mentors and role models to teach, encourage and challenge us along the way. This was a key point of discussion for more...

October 19th, 2014

Making Mondays Meaningful | Free Curriculum

“Making Mondays Meaningful: 6 Ways to Glorify God and Serve Others Through Your Work” is a six session curriculum that will help you close the gap between Sunday faith and Monday work. Small groups, classes, or individuals will explore the significance of work with respect to economics,...

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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July 27th, 2014

Where is Your Mission Field?

Most prominent Bible characters were not professional religious leaders. They had jobs in what many call the "secular workplace."  For example, Abraham and Jacob were ranchers. Joseph, Daniel, and Nehemiah were in government service. Even Jesus spent 90 percent of his life living and...

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July 14th, 2014

It Takes a Team

Recently I heard this behind-the-scenes story about a company that had enjoyed notable success and is now struggling to survive. A former employee told me that he and other high-performers had worked their tails off, adding millions to the company’s bottom line. Yet the company’s president...

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June 20th, 2014

Leadership Is About Giving Power Away

The last half of the twentieth century marked a shift in the way people think about leadership. Prior to the 1980s, leadership was considered more of a personality trait than a professional skill. But in the 1980s, the idea of leadership—the ability to cast a vision for the future, to...

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May 26th, 2014

Not Ownership but Responsibility (Leadership is Stewardship: Part 2)

To be faithful stewards, we must understand four important leadership principles. 1.  The principle of ownership.  A leader has privilege, responsibility, and authority because he has been given these by his master. A steward doesn't own; he holds in trust and uses what he has been given...

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May 25th, 2014

Leadership Is Stewardship, Part 1

We live in the Age of Quantification. We want to know how many, how much, and for how long. When it comes to leadership, we like to grade skills, measure behaviors, and add up accomplishments. However, the essence of leadership is broader than possessing certain skills and expertise. It's...

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May 24th, 2014

Living as Faithful Stewards in a Fallen World (Leadership Is Stewardship, Part 3)

This is the third article in a 3- part series called "Leadership Is Stewardship." 3. The principle of accountability.  When a leader is given responsibility, he is accountable to the one who gave it. Paul wrote, "it is required of stewards that one be found trustworthy" (1...

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April 18th, 2014

Seven Days of Prayer for the Workplace

I reconnected with Chris Jordan a while ago, founder and "Chief Steward" of Electro Acoustics in Fort Worth. Chris is passionate about creating audio and visual perfection in landmark venues across Texas. He's also passionate about building a business that glorifies God. Chris challenged me...