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Title and Rank Are Meaningless

Have you ever been in a situation where you felt used because of your professional credentials? Maybe you’ve felt dismissed because of your limited resume. Too often, the ladder to success carries with it a temptation to discard those who lack the professional title to get us somewhere. And if we don’t keep it in…

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When you feel threatened, don't waste the oxygen.

Save the Oxygen and Follow Christ

Sometimes it’s easier to see a speck of sawdust in someone else’s eye than it is to see the plank in your own (Matthew 7:3). It’s human nature. When you feel threatened by the perceived success of a coworker or the fear of corrective action from a supervisor, warranted or not, it is easier to…

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Matthew 6:1

Share the Joy of Faith, Not the Methods

Many of us may feel pressure to perform in the workplace, in relationships, and even in our spiritual lives. But faith is not performance driven. When it comes to living out your faith, to integrating it into all of life, don’t worry about performing. You don’t need to be on display. There is no yearly…

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Be Relevant

Is Jesus Relevant Anymore?

When our words or actions distract and get in the way of people who need Christ’s message of hope and freedom, we need to check ourselves. We need to practice self-awareness so we can understand how we come across to others and make appropriate adjustments. This is a key part of becoming more spiritually mature.…

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Philippians 3:12

Spiritual Maturity Requires No Resume

Paul’s writing in the New Testament pulls no punches. And his brutal honesty about his own shortcomings and colored past serve as encouragement for us all. We DON’T need to have it all together to be effective in building the Kingdom of God. A well-written resume proves nothing more definitively than one’s ability to write…

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Do Good Well

In 2 Thessalonians 3:6–13, Paul admonishes the believers in Thessalonica to follow his example and work for their keep. “The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat” (v. 10). Our understanding of modern economics supports this: There ain’t no such thing as free lunch! (#TANSTAFL) Yet, this understanding comes up painfully short in…

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Fulfillment That Comes From God Permeates Our Work

Application: When we look for fulfillment and satisfaction from our work, the stress and demands we face can throw even the best of us off balance. But when we get our fulfillment and satisfaction from our relationship with God, He gives us the strength we need to move forward in our work with confidence and…

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Your Role at Work Is Important

Application: The world places different levels of importance on different roles. But every role, every job and every position is important to God and He wants to be active in all of it. When everyone performs their role to accomplish a common mission, great things happen. What can you do to see God as active…

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Walk Alongside Those You Lead

Application: Leaders have a responsibility to serve the entire team. That means rather than being exempt, you need to do the dirty work alongside those you lead. Remember that they are your coworkers, and you are all executing the same vision and mission together.

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Every Worker is Important to God

Application: If you are in a leadership role at work, you have a responsibility to serve and care for those who are part of your team out of your love for and obedience to God. Look for ways to be a solid role model and show your people how valuable they are to the team.

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Every Job Is Important to God

Application: We are all equal in God’s eyes. We need to recognize the contributions of people at all levels of the organization. Remember that God gives each of us the abilities we have. Our part is to do our work with faithful humility so we can all succeed together.

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God Is Sovereign Over Our Work

Application:God is sovereign over our work. He uses hard experiences to help us grow stronger as leaders of faith. So bring God your frustrations, disappointments, concerns and discouragement at work. Also, try not to let these things have a negative impact on your work.   For more workplace scripture like this, subscribe via email or…

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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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