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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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Choosing to Rejoice When Times Are Tough

Choosing to Rejoice When Times Are Tough

No matter how much you love your job (and if you do, you’re in the minority), you will encounter frustration, difficulty and disappointment from time to time. People will let you down. Technology will fail you. And you will make mistakes – even fail – now...

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To Every Season…

To Every Season…

The holiday season is not easy to escape. We barely finish the Thanksgiving turkey before it’s time to shop for Christmas on black Friday. In a season that’s meant to represent pausing and giving, we seem to rush forward and consume more. Work can feel the...

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Finding Joy At Work in 2016

Finding Joy At Work in 2016

On the surface, “joy at work” may be one of life’s great oxymorons! Think about it. Do you feel joy in your work? Not, are you happy at work. Rather, do you feel true joy in the tasks, the relationships, and the purpose of your work? This is a theme that God...

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Flourishing in the Cracks: Making Time for Joy

Flourishing in the Cracks: Making Time for Joy

If you’re like me, you probably spend most of your time thinking about the things you actually have time to do versus the things you wish you had time to do. As a matter of fact, if you ever ask me how I’m doing, I’ll probably say, ‘Great! I’m just SO busy...

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