Author: Leah Archibald

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Working Together at Home, Part 2

We aren’t going anywhere today. Everything will happen at home. Worship, work, and play. If we want to make this day special, the onus is on us.

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Working Together at Home, Part 1

We were getting life done. And that was a much as I could expect, given the busy season of life. Then all of that came to a sudden halt. And we found ourselves at home. All of us; with a new urgency to figure out how to be less busy together.

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You’re Not an Impostor, Part 2

Whether I’m flying high managing a difficult project, or in the depths of despair with my own fears, God is present if I just turn to Him. Psalm 139 reminds me that no matter how hard I try to take control, I am never alone in my work.

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You’re Not an Impostor, Part 1

Impostor syndrome is the feeling that you don’t deserve the authority you’ve been given. It affects leaders of all ages at all levels of success. The condition may be chronic – something you struggle with every day. Or it could be a passing torment – an anxiety that overtakes you the moment you go on stage, right at the moment you most need to feel confident.

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Do I Stay or Do I Go? Part 2

If you have a job you don’t like, you may be wondering whether you should stay or go. The answer isn’t always clear. While 1 Corinthians 7:20 suggests staying put, there are also plenty of biblical reasons to change jobs—including but not limited to slave-like conditions. For example, you may change jobs because God is calling you to more responsibility, as a “good and faithful servant” naturally moves on to bigger and better tasks (Matthew 25:21). Whatever you decide – stay or go – the message from 1 Corinthians 7:21 is that freedom through Christ is possible anywhere.

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Do I Stay or Do I Go? Part 1

But the meat of 1 Corinthians 7:20 is that your calling to follow Christ isn’t tied to any particular job or location. I’m not meant to follow God away from a cubicle and out to an island. I’m meant to follow Jesus in my attitudes and actions right here, wherever I am today.

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