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He Is ‘God With Us’ at Work

He Is ‘God With Us’ at Work

Isaiah 7:14 contains one of the most simple, beautiful and powerful statements of Advent. The virgin’s son will be called Immanuel, God with us. Immanuel is a name with broad and sweeping implications. He is relational. First, our God is relational, existing...

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Ever Feel Forgotten and Overlooked at Work?

Ever Feel Forgotten and Overlooked at Work?

The work that night began like so many others, but became a night like no other. Perhaps God saw the shepherds and broke into their world to announce that He had, in fact, entered the world. The shepherds’ terror was met with reassurance. The message was...

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“How Do I Center My Ambition on Christ?”

“How Do I Center My Ambition on Christ?”

Discerning the voice of God from one’s own ambition is a challenge. However, it doesn’t need to be. Grabbing hold of God’s will for your life is neither a mystical nor aimless pursuit. Ambition, when the true motives behind it are checked against...

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Long-Lasting Success Is Up to You

Long-Lasting Success Is Up to You

Long-lasting success is not a result of pedigree or family name. Not alma matter, or even lack thereof. Name recognition or who you know might give you a foot in the door, but making something useful of your career is up to you. You’ve got to do the hard...

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Success Is Only ‘Part’ of the Story

Success Is Only ‘Part’ of the Story

If your origin story seems small or even wrought with shame, don’t write it off. The key to sustained growth is not in abandoning your roots. When achieved, success is only part of your story. Faced with an impossible uphill climb to rebuild the temple, the...

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Speak Truth, Especially When It’s Hard

Speak Truth, Especially When It’s Hard

Whatever trouble you come up against, keep working. Keep proclaiming the freedom of the Gospel in word, in deed, and in the excellence of your work. That is your job. The workplace is rife with opportunity to internalize discord, misunderstanding and...

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What’s Your Motivation for Success?

It is vitally important to be diligent about checking our hearts and the motivation for success in our work. In this video, Jon Tyson explains that career idolatry is one of the biggest challenges a believer can face in his or her lifetime. When you work in...

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Develop Your People at the Speed of Business

One of the goals we have as leaders is to steward growth in others. A challenge many leaders face, however, is to grow their people with the same focus, passion, and intensity that they grow their business. It's normal to experience seasons where business...

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The Business Tool You Didn’t Know You Had

God set the stars in their place; and while we all look to the same sky, we express our own creativity in myriad ways. Poetry, film, fashion ... The way we create and engage in these mediums is an expression of who we are. But creativity is not limited to...

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