Much workplace conversation is characterised by grumbling, a behaviour that does not honour God. But this is not to say that there is no place for Christians to acknowledge that things are not the way that they are meant to be. There is an alternative to gossip and grumbling.
Watch the third two talks in the series Your work in God's story, exploring the beautiful identity that the Gospel gives us, and how that overflows into a beautiful life in the workplace.
When it comes to the workplace, the story that we are meant to tell our colleagues is that we have got it all together, that we’re competent and in control. That we are completely fine. And yet the reality is, none of us are.
What difference should being a Christian make to how we approach the office kitchen? Here are three suggestions.
There are good and bad reasons for changing jobs. When the time comes to say goodbye, how can we do it in a way that honours God? Here are four suggestions.
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?
“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
In his book The Four Loves, C.S. Lewis made the case that friendship may just be the most significant of all human loves. So how do I develop close friendships, especially with my work colleagues who don't follow Jesus? A practical and personal reflection on "how to hang out with your mates".
"Envy rots the bones" says the writer in Proverbs. And perhaps the one area of life where many of us feel it most acutely is in the workplace. How does the Gospel help us overcome this rot, and release us to live free from the grip of envy?
"God does His work in us where we spend most of our time, which for many is at work. We tend to think we'll go out there and do great things for Him. But often our work is a place where God is changing us. And He does it so often through setbacks".