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Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone Park

Workday Prayers: Thanks for God’s Faithfulness

All of us go through hard times at work. Sometimes we wonder if God is even there to help us.

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Leading Like an Unusual Father

In your workplace – today, may God give you the grace to encourage those with whom you interact: your colleagues, your subordinates, your superiors, your customers, your vendors, your clients, and all others.

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How to Earn Trust

Trust in leaders is near or at an all-time low. Thus, we who lead need to earn people’s trust by the way we live day to day, month to month, year to year.

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The Surprising Value of Ordinary Work

Paul’s example encourages us to value “ordinary work” as a way to respond to God’s callings in our life.

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Citizens of Heaven on the Fourth of July

We affirm the good and confess what is not good, working as citizens of heaven and earth for God’s justice here and now, even as we long for the ultimate justice of God’s future.

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Beautiful hills off the coast of Northern Ireland

Awesome Presence of God (Part 2)

How does catching fish translate to a fisherman at work telling a carpenter “Go away from me, Lord, for I am a sinful man!”?

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Awesome Presence of God (Part 1)

Among common ordinary repeated events of life, like these experienced fishermen in Luke 5 who had cast and re-cast, they found the awesome wonder of a present God in the monotony of their common everyday work.

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Statue of Jesus with outstretched arms in Lissabon, Portugal

Workday Prayers: To the Lover of Justice

No matter our particular role or responsibility, we can work to see that all people with whom we work are treated equitably as people created in God’s own image.

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A Model for Mentors

1 Thessalonians encourages mentors to care deeply for their mentees and to share their “soul” with their mentees when it is appropriate.

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Reasons for Tender Gentleness

The Christian gospel reveals a God who became humble and vulnerable in Jesus Christ, a God who did far more than point to a way of salvation.

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Cultural Engagement and Critical Thinking

As we engage with popular writings about life and leadership, we too should learn to think critically and thoughtfully, making sure that our perspectives are consistent with the gospel.

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Gentle as a Nurse

We often hear about leaders as people who are strong, decisive, tough, and driven. The letter of 1 Thessalonians in the New Testament gives us a strikingly different picture of leadership..

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