For many people, one of their most lonely places in the world is sitting at a desk in a crowded office. What is the reason for such loneliness? And how might we solve it for ourselves, and for others?
“I’ve never heard a sermon explaining to me what I should do as a Christian when I have to retrench staff”. How should a Christian employer handle this situation? Here are two suggestions.
Watch the second two talks in the series Leadership: Doing it well. Surviving when it's bad, exploring "Mean what you say" - how to avoid over-promising, and coping with a boss who does.
If there is a defining word to sum up how Jesus did all that He did it is this: service. And that has radical implications for our workplace leadership.
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?