Witness with lives
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.
How one simple word conveys not weakness, but confidence. And not a confidence in ourselves but in the Gospel. This is the evangelistic power of the apology.
How might the true meaning of Easter shape the way that we live and speak in the workplace at this time of the year? How might we both declare with our lips and display with our lives to our colleagues what Easter is really all about? Here are six suggestions.
Did you know that working wisely is not only a good thing to do, but that it enhances your workplace witness. How? Read more to find out (including a simple, practical tip for increasing in workplace wisdom)
“If this is madness, I hope he will bite us all".
How William Wilberforce's life challenges us to live out our faith in such a way that others want it too.
At Christmas time people are often more open to considering spiritual things. So how can we communicate the Christmas message with our lips and our lives to our colleagues? Here are eight simple suggestions
"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.