The deadly terrorist attacks in Paris have shocked the world. The images of the bloodshed, the horrific accounts of those who escaped alive, the pictures of a nation weeping. As a Christian how should I respond? What should I say to my colleagues?
What do you think when you hear the words "workplace witness"? Guilt? Resignation? Delight? It was this - our daily witness in the office - which was the focus of our 2015 annual conference.
In less than three weeks Kate Bracks will be joining us at our third annual Life@Work conference – Witness: Word & Deed. We’re going to be spending two nights considering a realistic, holistic, and exciting approach to our workplace witness. But why Kate? What has she got to offer on this topic? A whole lot in fact…
How do you normally answer the question, "How are you going"? If the answer is "busy", discover afresh what it means to live in light of Jesus' invitation "Come to me...and I will give you rest". Video and a review of our recent breakfast, The Big Juggle - How to balance work and rest
"For all of us there are times when it is still hard to be generous. We know we should, but it doesn’t come naturally. This is where we need to hear the good news of the Gospel afresh. Because it is the Gospel which ultimately changes our heart to be more generous. It is the Gospel that awakens an attitude of gratitude".
The Bible strongly commends rest. But what about the concept of retirement – is that Biblical? Should Christians retire?
"In all our dealings with money and belongings we’re to ask 'How can I use what God has entrusted to me to build up and foster relationships?'" Part three in our series on how we are to handle the fruit of our work.
"What do I do with all this money I'm suddenly earning? How can I use it for good, and not become enslaved to it?". The Bible's exciting and adventurous approach to the fruit of our work.
"We are to be a channel through which God’s belongings flow rather than a cul-de-sac where they remain and stagnate". Part two in our series on how we are to handle the fruit of our work.
"The starting point for understanding a Christian approach to money, which is good news, is recognising that we are stewards rather than possessors. That nothing is really “mine”...This truth is wonderfully freeing, lifting the burden of ownership off of us. And it paves the way for us to handle the fruit of our work in a truly liberating way".