March 24th, 2014

Why Work? Because You're Made for It

Anyone who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work, doing something useful with their own hands, that they may have something to share with those in need.  Ephesians 4:28 Hard Work, Good Work: Part 4 In last week's reflections, we saw that Ephesians 4:28 urges us not...

May 31st, 2013

Thank God for Highway Reflectors and the People Who Make Them

I had to drive home after dark in a torrential rainstorm. Driving—even in good weather—makes me anxious, so that night I clinched the steering wheel extra tight, craned my neck and nervously navigated the multi-lane freeway into Dallas. When I came to the place where the highway divides...

via Bill Peel
April 15th, 2013

Work Is Not the Enemy

Last month we posted a NYT article by Erin Callan, former CFO of Lehman Brothers, in which she confessed how her work had become a consuming priority—and ultimately her identity.  While Callan’s story was a wakeup call to many of us with the workaholic gene, I raise a cautionary flag. Such...

March 22nd, 2013

The Great 9 to 5 Opportunity

What do closing a deal, changing a diaper and collecting trash have in common? They all matter to God. Mark Greene, executive director of the London Institute of Contemporary Christianity, explains this truth in Decision Magazine and gives ways to be a workplace workplace witness--wherever...

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May 4th, 2012

8 Qualities of Remarkable Employees

Do you consider yourself a great employee or a remarkable one? As Christians in the workplace, we should strive to be the best employees possible. Jeff Haden for Inc. Magazine describes 8 qualities that make employees truly remarkable. Read the article. What do you think makes a remarkable...

September 19th, 2011

"Seeing Work as Your Mission"

In an excerpt from his new book, The Gift of Rest: Rediscovering the Beauty of the Sabbath, Senator Joe Lieberman shares his views of work and rest from a Jewish perspective.