"In offering hospitality we are bearing witness to the character of God, and also giving a glimpse of the coming kingdom". What does this look like in the office? A guest post from Kara Martin.
Jesus said His kingdom belongs to little children (Matthew 18:3). Find out why we must then play like children. A highlight from The Big Juggle - Balancing work and...hobbies, exercise & study.
"If you can make your hobby your profession, you never have to work another day in your life" (Cadel Evans). Is this the key to solving my frustrations with work?
Rather than play being a bad thing, find out why Christians must play - a review of our recent breakfast, The Big Juggle – Balancing work and…exercises, hobbies and study.
Why your work matters to God...in just 70 seconds! A highlight from The Big Juggle - Balancing work and church
"I have never heard a sermon or talk in a Christian context about competition. Maybe I have missed out somewhere. Maybe it means that ‘competition’ is not something Christians need to talk about or, want to talk about, in church settings. I suspect it’s the latter".
How should Christians who hold to marriage being between a man and a woman respond when the conversation comes up with our work colleagues? Here are four simple suggestions.
"How does joyfully and eagerly doing our work well call attention to God’s worth, value and significance? Because this can be selfless work. It communicates that what matters most to me is not how I am advantaged by my work, but how what I do advantages others".
"We work not just to fill our bellies, or put a roof over our head - as important as those things are. Christians should see their economic activity as an act of worship" (Ken Barnes).
What would a theology of work, aimed at children, look like? How can I help? God's calling for kids is one attempt to do just this.