Articles

March 22nd, 2013

Why Your Church Needs Vocation Groups

Is the Faith & Work movement just another Christian fad like the “WWJD” bracelets? Writing in The Gospel Coalition, Jeff Haaner warns that the movement could fade out if it is not integrated into the context of church.  He gives pastors three ideas for forming vocational groups at...

via Bill Peel
March 22nd, 2013

Building Relational Equity for Spiritual Impact at Work

Based on the best-selling book, Workplace Grace, the principles you'll learn in this workshop have equipped thousands of Christians around the world to be spiritually influential at work.  The workshop will . . . give you simple skills to talk about your faith in a way...

via 9 Marks
March 2nd, 2013

7 Things Pastors Should Teach Those in the Marketplace

This 9Marks’s Blog exhorts pastors to encourage those in their congregations to live Christianity in the workplace. He offers seven ways pastors can help people integrate their faith with their calling to the marketplace.

February 22nd, 2013

Discover Your Destiny for Churches

The story of a person's life is part of an epic, cosmic story, orchestrated by God who has designed them, inside and out, to play a critical role. But what is it? Why is he here? What is the unique contribution God created her to make? How can he make your life count? How can she know? ...

February 18th, 2013

City Church of Richmond | Church Profile

History: Founded in 2008 and called the first pastor Denomination: Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) Pastor: Erik Bonkovsky Location: 1117 W. Franklin Street Richmond, VA Website: http://www....

via Bill Peel
February 15th, 2013

When Christians Say (and Do) Dumb Things

Have you ever considered how your words and actions influence the way people view Christianity? Every day, by what we do and say, we either draw or repel people to the truth. That’s easy to forget when we’re dealing with an annoying coworker or difficult client. Unchecked frustration often...

February 11th, 2013

Is Your Church Friendly to Workplace Heroes?

For Christians to be effective in fulfilling the Great Commission of Matthew 28:18-20, churches need to create a workplace-friendly culture that honors and encourages the work of men and women in the workforce. Here are ways to create such an environment in your church.

December 3rd, 2012

Christ Community Church | Church Profile

History: Founded in 1989 Denomination: Evangelical Free Church of America Pastor: Tom Nelson Location: Four locations in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area Website: http://ccefc.org/ Overview:...

October 16th, 2012

Pastors, Don’t Get Caught Living In The Ivory Tower: Rub Shoulders With Your Church Members In Their Workplace.

One of my parishioners was one of the most Christ-like employers I’ve ever met. Tom was co-owner of an oil and gas well service company that employed approximately 100 people. He was not only involved in and supportive of our church, but really wanted to make a spiritual difference in his...

October 4th, 2012

Evangelism 101 | Practical Ideas for Encouraging Others to Live Out Faith at Work

Who are you most inclined to share the Gospel message with? A stranger or someone with whom you have a relationship? What about your church members?  Are they more comfortable doing cold-call evangelism or talking about faith with co-workers they see every day in the cubicles around them....