Articles via Russell Gehrlein

July 9th, 2019

Facing Unpleasant Tasks

“I fought the lawn, and the lawn won!” I don’t know how many times I have said that, usually right after a tough time mowing our backyard.  Mowing the yard is probably my least favorite chore.   So, what is your unpleasant task?  If you are a student, it might be...

February 6th, 2019

The Value of Diversity in the Workplace

Two years ago, I saw a movie that moved me deeply. Hidden Figures tells the story of a team of black female mathematicians in the early 1960’s who worked brilliantly and diligently behind the scenes at NASA, amidst a hostile environment towards both females and blacks. In spite of...

November 12th, 2018

What Difference Does God’s Presence Make in Your Work?

It’s easy to get isolated in your work, especially in today’s cubicle world. But the fact is, with God, we are never alone, not even at work. My view of work rests squarely upon the fact that God is present with us in Christ and we can experience his nearness at work. Seeing this theme...

February 1st, 2017

What Kinds of Vocations Does God Model?

In a previous blog, I have made the case that by His very nature God is a worker.  He has created all things and He sustains His creation.  Because God works, this gives our work value. So, I have to ask.  What kinds of work does God do today?  More importantly, ...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
December 8th, 2016

The 2016 Faith@Work Summit In Review

I looked forward to this major event for about eight months, and now it’s over. Linda and I were among 400 people who attended the Faith@Work Summit in Dallas, TX this October, sponsored by LeTourneau University's Center for Faith and Work.

February 28th, 2015

Thorns and Thistles

Is work painful or stressful to you? If so, you will find Russell Gehrlein's article helpful as you go through trials and temptations you experience at work​.  It is important to note that work itself is not what was cursed. The work that God gave Adam and Eve to do as found in the...