Fire Back With Scripture

“Jesus’ refusal was curt: “Beat it, Satan!” He backed his rebuke with a third quotation from Deuteronomy: “Worship the Lord your God, and only him. Serve him with absolute single-heartedness.” – Matthew 4:10 (MSG) Temptation has a way of making us question God’s goodness. It started in the Garden and continues today. It paints a…

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Have You Ever Questioned Your Trust In God?

When your world comes crashing down, success cannot carry you. When her life’s greatest dream was days away from being accomplished, Marshawn Evans Daniels, lost it all. Times of disruption and devastation shake us. They may not shatter our faith, but they can certainly cause us to question our trust in God. And that’s okay.…

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Do Good Well

In 2 Thessalonians 3:6–13, Paul admonishes the believers in Thessalonica to follow his example and work for their keep. “The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat” (v. 10). Our understanding of modern economics supports this: There ain’t no such thing as free lunch! (#TANSTAFL) Yet, this understanding comes up painfully short in…

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There Is Synergy In Cooperation

Welcoming outside voices, accepting the help and input from those not on your team or project, might not serve your own vision, but it may very well serve the larger vision of your organization. When you seek out others because they offer perspective different than your own, you’re creating an environment in which synergy can…

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Would Jesus Be a Good Employee?

When it comes to living out your faith at work, there is no complicated, magical formula. It’s all about the fruit of the Spirit. Phil Vischer, creator of VeggieTales and CEO, Jellyfish Labs, explains that if Jesus was walking around the workplace, he wouldn’t just be witnessing to everybody – he’d be finishing up that…

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Speak Truth, Especially When It’s Hard

Whatever trouble you come up against, keep working. Keep proclaiming the freedom of the Gospel in word, in deed, and in the excellence of your work. That is your job. The workplace is rife with opportunity to internalize discord, misunderstanding and frustration. It’s tempting to keep truth in the dark by holding onto negativity, stress,…

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Take Hope in Christ No Matter What

“For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross.” – Colossians 1:19-20 Work is such a huge part of our lives that hope can be…

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Compelling Leaders are Defined by Their Followers

People aspire to be around compelling leaders because they want to be influenced and impacted by them. They want to help these leaders achieve their goals and vision. Compelling leaders are servant leaders. In her time at Walmart, Celia Swanson had the opportunity to be exposed to many compelling leaders who demonstrated empathy for and…

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Arm Yourself Against Temptation at Work

“I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands. I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.” – Psalm 119:10-11 Temptation at work is rampant and all around us – temptation to cut corners, to say or do whatever it takes to…

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Pressured to Make Quick Decisions?

“My son, pay attention to my wisdom, turn your ear to my words of insight, that you may maintain discretion and your lips may preserve knowledge.” – Proverbs 5:1-2 The fast pace of work often demands we make quick decisions. The pressure to take action can lead to missteps we later regret. We all could…

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