Most Christians spend a huge part of their waking hours at work. But how do Christians work? We love. Here are nine simple ways to do that in your workplace today.
loving others through work
"It’s not difficult to get carried away in this type of job–the hubris can build with a few wins in court. When my head expands, Jesus says to me the first will be last, that greatness is found in service of others, and that I should go wash some feet". How Christian faith shapes one barrister's work.
"Education changes lives. It doesn’t change our eternal destination, but I believe it’s a powerful social force for good that God has given us. My program helps many students each semester stay at university, and I hope that this translates to productive, useful lifelong service of others".
What is it that you spend your waking hours doing? How do you normally describe your daily labour? Do you call it a job? Perhaps it’s a career. Or maybe even a calling. How you answer that question has a profound impact upon how you view both yourself and your work.
Wish every day at work was a great day? Is it possible? How the wisdom from one author, infused with a healthy dose of the Gospel, might just change everything about how you work.
Stop smoking. Exercise more regularly. Learn a new skill. It’s that time of year when many of us resolve to do something different in the year ahead. But what about when it comes to our work? As you think about the year ahead, why not consider making these four resolutions when it comes to work habits that you develop in 2016.
"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.
"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".
“When you work for Jesus, the allure of making your job the object of your worship fades…Not only that, but you also realise it just won’t do simply to slog through your workday…being blind to God’s purposes and thus not caring about your job”. How to avoid the extremes of idolatry and idleness in your work.
"The Gospel changes everything". So how does the Gospel change one common aspect of work life - networking? In this short article, Life @ Work director Andrew Laird explains how the Gospel might transform this part of our work.