Frustration at work

The problem with our work

Few of us need any convincing that work can be difficult, hard, and frustrating. How does the Christian faith address the problems of work? Not by offering a solution from them, but rather a way of navigating through them. And the starting point is understanding the ultimate problem of work, that is, the problem behind these problems.

WATCH: "Grumbling, groaning & gratefulness"

How does the Christian faith help us navigate the frustrations of work? In this short clip Life@Work director Andrew Laird proposes one answer - acknowledge that this world is groaning, but rather than constantly grumbling, be grateful for what God has planned for the future.

Watch the full talk here.

How to navigate workplace frustration

It hardly needs to be said, but work is often frustrating. There’s the frustration of interruptions from colleagues; “If only I could get a couple of hours free from distractions I could really get something useful done”. There’s the frustration of feeling like your talents aren’t being put to good use; an opportunity or responsibility you would love is given to a work mate instead.