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Success From God’s Perspective

“Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” – Ephesians 5:1-2 This week’s video featured Ross Cully, co-founder and CEO of The Harvest Group. Ross shared the importance of…

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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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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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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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Faith and Forgiveness at Work

It’s a dramatic scene in the book of Mark: Jesus is in his final week in Jerusalem before his crucifixion. He has just turned over tables and driven money-changers out of the temple. And he has cursed a fruitless fig tree as an object lesson to his disciples. The disciples’ amazement at the dried-up and…

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Reconciling Differences at Work

Do you struggle with overcoming differences at work with a boss or co-worker? The following is a summary of a WorkMatters podcast episode where Tim Broughton shares with us how we can best reconcile those differences and grow closer to God as we do it.   RECONCILING DIFFERENCES AT WORK TIM BROUGHTON Overcoming being offended…

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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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I Should Have Seen It Coming

“I should have seen it coming.” My favorite aspect of my job is meeting one on one with senior leaders. Especially when they have issues. When God is doing something in their lives, in particular their work. It’s a privilege to listen. To pray. And then see how I can coach or encourage them through…

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How to Overcome These Five Things that Steal Your Joy at Work

Sometimes we can struggle to find joy in our work. God wants you to find joy in everything he has called you to do, that includes your job. Satan wants to steal your joy. He loves placing distractions in your life that rob you of true joy, especially at work. “The thief comes only to…

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10 of Our Very Best Blog Posts and Podcasts for Young Professionals

Today’s blog is for all my fellow 20-and-30-somethings experiencing the ups and downs of their quarter life crises. From starting your first job to balancing life with a spouse and kids, it can be hard to determine where God is taking you in your faith and work journey. That’s why I’ve spent my entire morning…

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Four-Part Strategy for Tapping into God’s Strength for Your Work

Our culture teaches us what we need to do to be successful and get ahead. We learn strategies like take initiative, make things happen, prove yourself, be a lifelong learner, constantly seek the next advancement opportunity, or find ways to make a difference through your work. If you’re like most people, you’ve learned to employ…

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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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Our Top Most Read Blog Posts for Your Leadership Growth

Today we’d like to share with you our most powerful blog content created over the years. Go ahead, take a look! I’ll bet there’s one you’ve yet to read or might want to share with a friend or co-worker. Regardless, there’s no doubt you’ll discover life-changing content that will help give your work more purpose…

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Do You Have Good Pride or Bad Pride?

We are told to take pride in our work, our family, our school, our appearance, and yes, our country! But then the Bible says that pride goes before destruction. That pride leads to disgrace. Wait…what? Same word…two entirely different methods. “Good pride” is healthy and appropriate. “Bad pride” (selfish pride) very often results in self-destructive…

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Don’t Focus on the Fruit

If you are a follower of Christ then you are in the Kingdom of God and live by its values. Sometimes those values line up nicely with what our culture appreciates. And sometimes they’re counterintuitive. Abiding with God at work is like that. A few weeks ago we called abiding with God at work the…

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Fasting: The Benefits of Giving God More of Who We Are

As we prepare to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, many people will use this time to fast and pray as a way to draw closer to Jesus. Fasting is a powerful way to eliminate distractions so we can gain clear guidance from God for our work any time of the year. We…

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How to be a More Effective Servant Leader

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog about how to lead a project when you don’t know what you’re doing. One observation in the feedback stuck with me: what do you do if you don’t have a boss like Abraham? As a refresher, in Genesis 24 Abraham tasked his servant to find a wife…

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