The more we can articulate our convictions in a common language – like company values – the more likely it is that we’ll be heard.
“Daddy, what happens when the cardboard at the recycling center is filled up? Where does it go?” The question seemed as random as the morning was beautiful. My younger son and I were walking the dog through the park in our neighborhood. The air was cool,...
The lives of the faithful in ancient Israel were oriented around a calendar of worship to help them stay connected to God and true to their identity. Every year they would take a journey to Jerusalem – the physical and symbolic center of their identity,...
If you’ve been around church in any form there’s a good chance you’ve heard, learned, or prayed the Lord’s Prayer – the prayer recorded in the Gospels (Matthew 6 and Luke 11) where Jesus taught us to pray.
If we are to follow Jesus well at work and live in such a way that there is no gap between what we say we believe and what we do, we must be formed in the way of Jesus.
Because our hearts so easily shift, we need a regular practice of observing limits in our work. We need to affirm that we are a people called to multiple assignments, not just called to our paid work.
Our time is finite, and we need to live wisely with the time that we’ve been given if we’re going to live it well.
If my experience is anything like yours, it seems like excellence is at first an issue of our heart. So how can we shape our hearts in a daily, practical way so that we work with excellence for the glory of God and love of neighbor?
Whatever your position, you have the capacity to encourage and empower another person at work today with your words. Allow your own heart to be strengthened and refreshed in the gospel and watch as God uses those words to bring life.
“Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve before kings; he will not serve before obscure men.” – Proverbs 22:29 King Solomon penned most of the proverbs in Scripture, and he knew this one from first-hand experience. The key accomplishment of his...