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How to be Great at Work

Who doesn’t want to be great at work? Whether it is expressed through recognition, accomplishment or even the private sense of knowing you did a good job, we all desire greatness. The disciples also desired greatness. They followed Jesus because they believed in him (Mark 10:28). Yet they still had a misguided idea of the…

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Leading at Work with Confidence and Humility

“… Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you. For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in…

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Tapping Into Creativity At Work

“For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” – Ephesians 2:10 This week’s video featured Jeremy Cowart, Celebrity Photographer; Entrepreneur; and Founder of The Purpose Hotel & Help Portrait, talking about the importance he places on looking for creative ways to…

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Your Workplace is a Mission Field

One of the greatest tragedies I see in the workplace is when people pursue a vocation for the wrong reasons. I’ve seen people put all of their time and energy into what they thought they should do, but it wasn’t their passion. This is just as sad is seeing someone pursue what they feel called…

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5 Tools For Purposeful Living in 2017

I love end-of-year reviews and fresh starts to a new year! Do you? I made so many mistakes in 2016. That’s why one of my favorite phrases in the Bible is ”…his mercies are fresh each morning.” We all need fresh starts, and once a year we get a natural opportunity for that – to…

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Are You Thankful For Your Trials Right Now?

Just before Thanksgiving, I was visiting with a dear friend over coffee. Our conversation naturally went to the things that we’re thankful for. Both of us have been through trials in our lives and can look back and say in hindsight, “I’m thankful for that because now I can see how God has used that…

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Happy Thanksgiving From Workmatters

For me, Thanksgiving is the ultimate celebration. Of course, at Christmas we celebrate the birth of our Savior. But at Thanksgiving we get to celebrate all that He does in our lives! Just him, your family and friends, and a year full of extraordinary blessings to be thankful for. And today, our team at Workmatters…

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The Election is Over – Now What?

The presidential election has dominated our national consciousness for over a year … and now it’s over. A significant portion of the population was going to be disappointed regardless of the outcome. For many, there are new questions. For some there is fear. Uncertainty. Elections like this are amplifications of our everyday experience: we get…

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Let God’s Strength be Your Strength at Work Today

Even the dream job doesn’t always live up to its expectations. I love my work, and I really can’t conceive of a better fit for me. But there are still times that work – even work I’m so passionate about – is just plain hard and stressful. That’s true for all of us! The reality…

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Five Myths about Servant Leadership

One of the keys to living out our faith at work is to serve those we work with. This is a rich principle for us to follow as we strive to “love our neighbor as ourselves.” Sometimes, we can misconstrue what it means to truly serve, and become doormats to those around us. Allowing someone…

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Lessons Learned from Walmart’s Don Soderquist

  On July 21st Northwest Arkansas and the world lost a great leader, Don Soderquist. Last week, over 1,000 friends, coworkers and family members crowded into Fellowship Bible Church in Rogers, Ark. and many Walmart associates viewed the service via simulcast to hear his four wonderful grown children share stories of his life and his…

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Practical Steps for Balancing Work and the Rest of Life

Work is an important part of a fulfilling and healthy life, just as family, church, health and other pursuits are. That’s how God originally designed it to be. The problem you may experience is that work has overtaken the rest of life, and the joy that work can bring is frequently elusive. What can we…

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Jack Nicklaus: Learning Humility and Excellence for your work

Are you a young professional in your 20’s or early 30’s? Are you in your late 30’s and 40’s juggling family and a significant career? Maybe you are in your 50’s in the prime of your life at work? Regardless of your season of life, we all desire our life and work to make a…

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Forget Politics – Let’s Lead Like Jesus

As Election Day approaches, I can’t help but feel overwhelmed with anxiousness. It seems like every time I check the news or watch debates it’s always about different candidates outing each other and saying /doing whatever it takes to get to the top. Don’t misunderstand, my husband’s running for office as well, so I get…

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6 Ways to Find the Perfect Mentor

Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but whoever hates correction is stupid. – Proverbs 12:1 Biblical marketplace leaders are passionate about growing to become better leaders. One of the ways we can grow is by seeking the guidance of wise counsel. Joshua had Moses. Timothy had Paul. David had Nathan. Do you have people who you…

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Are You Focusing on the Right Things at Work?

The enemy has many ways he can attack us at work. One of the ways I am attacked most is distraction. Satan knows my weaknesses and can use them to take my focus away from God’s will or the task at hand and instead focus on sinful, wasteful pursuits. I came across a verse recently…

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Our Top Posts and Podcast Episodes from 2015

Can you believe it? Another year has officially started! Looking back, there were some great topics from 2015 that we want to take into the new year! Here is a list of our most popular blog posts and podcasts of 2015. Blog Posts 17 Powerful Workplace Scriptures Identity Crisis: 7 Lessons Learned from Career Idolatry…

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How to Determine the Best Course of Action at Work

Ever find yourself in a situation at work where you lack clarity about the best next step? You might be facing a problem you don’t know how to solve. Or maybe you’re trying to achieve a goal that’s bigger and more difficult than you feel prepared to handle. It could be that you have options,…

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6 Biblical Ways to Overcome Obstacles at Work

We all know the feeling. You’re working on an important project, or you have a new idea you’re trying to make a reality, and instead of making progress you keep coming against obstacles. Maybe it’s a boss who constantly has problems with your work, a budget constraint, or simple external barriers that you never expected.…

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