"If your workplace is anything like mine Easter is that time of the year when your colleagues bring their religious baggage out of storage". Why it can be hard being a Christian in the workplace at Easter...and a way forward.
Witness with lives
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?
Australia is gearing up to follow the lead of other countries and have a plebiscite on same-sex marriage. How should Christians who hold to marriage being between a man and a woman respond when the conversation comes up with our colleagues, family and friends? Here are five simple suggestions.
The surprising way in which the wisdom of one atheist helps us in our workplace witness as Christians.
How does the former ABC Managing Director describe the way he sought to integrate his Christian faith with his work? At times, Mark Scott admits it was a case of "muddling along".
Sick workers who turn up at the office are costing the Australian economy $34 billion a year. So why don't we take sick days? Is it as simple as our boss makes us feel guilty? Or is the real sickness stopping us taking a day off a sickness in our hearts?
How do I handle job requests that challenge my ethics as a Christian? Is some compromise necessary? Or do I always say no? Andrew Laird considers these questions in light of Romans 12:1-2 and the instruction for Christians to be people who "do not conform to the pattern of this world".
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.