Much workplace conversation is characterised by grumbling, a behaviour that does not honour God. But this is not to say that there is no place for Christians to acknowledge that things are not the way that they are meant to be. There is an alternative to gossip and grumbling.
There’s the “toy guy” from HR who keeps toys in his office, the “YouTube guy” who shares the internet memes. And, of course, “food guy” who always brings the best food. Long after they’ve moved on, your colleagues may have forgotten your job title, but they’ll remember your “thing in the workplace.” What's yours?
Watch the fourth talks in the series Your work in God's story, exploring the value of our work in the light of eternity.
Beyond everyday ethics, the story of the Bible shapes how we engage with technology. Given the ever accelerating rate of technological change, let's start looking beyond each "new tool" or "disruptive trend" to build a stronger underlying “theology” of technology.
Watch the third two talks in the series Your work in God's story, exploring the beautiful identity that the Gospel gives us, and how that overflows into a beautiful life in the workplace.
One of the most common problems young workers face is one where they are not getting enough rest. Fatigue affects us all. Jesus offers us a better way to understand our fatigue and offers a solution in himself.
We’re halfway through 2018. What have been our most popular articles to date? Check out the ones you might have missed, or re-read and share them with others.
Few of us need any convincing that work can be difficult, hard, and frustrating. How does the Christian faith address the problems of work? Not by offering a solution from them, but rather a way of navigating through them. And the starting point is understanding the ultimate problem of work, that is, the problem behind these problems.
It’s a question we ask ourselves from the earliest grades of primary school. "What do I want to be when I grow up?" Later in life this question seems to take on a more existential edge, as we hope to find purpose and fulfilment in the right type of work. So how do we find our true calling?
When it comes to the workplace, the story that we are meant to tell our colleagues is that we have got it all together, that we’re competent and in control. That we are completely fine. And yet the reality is, none of us are.