To mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, here are 10 of our favourite quotes about work attributed to the reformers Martin Luther and John Calvin, wisdom that still bears much truth 500 years on.
“Requirement for the job: must be a person characterised by gentleness”. Chances are that’s a job description that you’ve never encountered before. And yet gentleness is to be a defining characteristic of the Christian person
"I think that there are some really pressing problems that Christians need to have a voice in. For example, the growing disparity between those who work too hard, and those who don’t have enough work. There is a growing gulf between those two groups. I think this is a really big challenge for Christian businesses and leaders to think about".
Life @ Work director Andrew Laird speaks with Kara Martin about her brand new book about work, "Workship: How to use your working to worship God".
"If your workplace is anything like mine Easter is that time of the year when your colleagues bring their religious baggage out of storage". Why it can be hard being a Christian in the workplace at Easter...and a way forward.
In this “in between state”, what does it mean to “redeem work”? What does it mean in practical terms to say that our work is part of that redemption?
Do you remember your first day of work? The stress, the excitement, the pay cheque and figuring out what to do with it all. In this short video, a chartered accountant and a financial planner discuss all things money, especially for those just starting out in the workplace.
Watch the first two talks in the series Leadership: Doing it well. Surviving when it's bad, exploring "Service or Self-Interest" - how to pursue one and survive the other.
What's the point of work? There's nothing more empowering and motivating for our daily work than knowing the reason for it all!
"It’s not difficult to get carried away in this type of job–the hubris can build with a few wins in court. When my head expands, Jesus says to me the first will be last, that greatness is found in service of others, and that I should go wash some feet". How Christian faith shapes one barrister's work.