"It's possible to work hard and rest well and still be tired". Sound familiar? In this talk Melbourne pastor Shane Rogerson considers the tiredness we so often feel, "a weariness that goes deep into your soul". How do we treat this tiredness? Listen to discover the secret to true rest.
You know the feeling – making a mistake at work and feeling awful about it. You spend the trip home from work and your evening feeling discouraged by what you did (or should have done). How should we handle it when we make mistakes in the workplace? Here are three simple things we can do next time it happens:
How do we choose good work? Should I be in the business of developing high speed internet, knowing that the internet can be used for great good...but also for great harm. Should I be in the business of engineering motorways, knowing that motorways can be of great benefit to many people...but also cause untold damage to the environment. How do we choose good work?
“Mission is not an event we tack onto our already busy lives. It is our life”. So writes Jonathan Dodson in a wonderfully helpful little article 8 ways to easily be missional. Dodson’s point I couldn’t agree with more – mission and evangelism are not extra activities that we try and find time in our day or week to do. Rather the Christian is always on mission; how we live and speak and act in every moment witnesses to the transforming power of the Gospel.
How does the Christian faith help us navigate the frustrations of work? In this short clip Life @ Work director Andrew Laird proposes one answer - working with, rather than against, the grain of God's creation.
For more, watch the full talk here.
Still Life is the story of John May, a local council worker who has the job of trying to contact the next of kin of those who die alone. For 22 years he has undertaken his work with meticulous care and kindness.
What is the most pressing issue facing Christians in the workplace today? In this sermon Life@Work's Andrew Laird suggests what he thinks it is - the warped and disordered view in our culture between who I am and what I do.
Find out why "I am what I do" is a miserable and deadly philosophy to live by...unless it has been transformed by the Gospel.
Part 4 in our series on "Wisdom at work" from guest blogger Graham Hooper. In this series Graham reflects on what it looks like to be a wise person in the workplace.
Part 3 in our series on "Wisdom at work" from guest blogger Graham Hooper. In this series Graham reflects on what it looks like to be a wise person in the workplace. You can catch up on Part 1 here and Part 2 here. These articles were originally published by Maylon Workplace and are being republished with their permission.