Category: Purpose

April 24, 2024
In a world overwhelmed by the demands of work, “Bluey” reminds us of the ethical importance of play

In an outcome driven world, we have become time-poor, notes Max Jeganathan. He writes, "Long before Dickens warned against the dangers of utilitarianism and Bluey offered an inoculation against it, King David — in the biblical book of Psalms — wrote of the simple fun of smelling freshly cut grass. Then his son — King Solomon — […]

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April 24, 2024
Work & the New Creation

Mark Stephens considers how the Christian hope for our future influences the way in which we approach work in the present. "All too often, Christian talk about the present becomes a discourse of ‘endurance’, in which we are waiting for the day when the present will be terminated by the arrival of an eternity that […]

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April 23, 2024
ReFrame: Identity

Panel Q&A script At Reframe: Identity, the panel session looked at how our identity interacts with work and the workplace, how it connects with purpose, and what actually drives internal change. Here is a taste of what was covered. The transcript has been anonymised and edited for length. Q: The show Gruen is about marketing […]

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March 20, 2024
The (Hyper) Consuming Christian

A thoughtful reflection by Renee Zou considering consumerism. "How much of our spending is not to meet our needs, but rather for the expression of self and the impressing of others? It is sad to see how Christians, at least in the West, have also bought into the hedonistic lie of our century that life […]

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February 26, 2024

Reframe: Identity Saturday 17 February 8:30am - 12:30pmVenue: Tabor CollegeKeynote speaker: Max Jeganathan Event Resources

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February 14, 2024
Culture & Identity

Every culture has a way of giving people a sense of identity. Travel through history creating identity for current western culture. "The first of four talks at the Living Out Identity in Christ conference 2018." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=beU69JYkqP0 Photo by Rodion Kutsaiev on Unsplash

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February 14, 2024
Christ & Identity

What is unique about Christian Identity? Tim Keller explores how Christian beliefs impact those who believe. "The second of four talks at the Living Out Identity in Christ conference 2018." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfuHLbHXWuQ Photo by Ben Sweet on Unsplash

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February 14, 2024
Don't ask me what I do

People always ask this question and your response may either draw them closer or they may pull away, depending on their experience of others in that role. "Work is an important part of people's lives, often serving as a source of purpose, meaning, and identity. But should we define ourselves by our careers? Business school […]

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February 14, 2024
Interrogating Identity

From philosophical theories to Biblical wisdom- with Chris Watkin Join into a conversation about how we can find our Identity. Explore some recent history and the impact on how we view ourselves. "We traverse the historical landscape of identity, starting from Descartes' cogito ergo sum or "I think, therefore I am," to the current age […]

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February 5, 2024
Book Review-How to find yourself: why looking inward is not the answer.

Book by Brian Rosner This book starts profoundly with the quote from none other than a cat, a special cat though…“Be who you are and say what you feel” (Dr Seuss’s Eponymous Cat in the Hat.) Is there anything more important in Western culture than to be ‘who you are’? To ‘live your self-expression’, ‘be […]

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February 1, 2024
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In this short article, the author of "Made for Friendship: The Relationship That Halves Our Sorrows and Doubles Our Joys", Drew Hunter, gives insightful reasons for the importance of friendships and suggests ways in which connections with others may be established and sustained. "Friendships thrive when we receive and extend the welcome of Christ." https://www.crossway.org/articles/15-strategies-for-men-to-strengthen-their-friendships/ […]

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January 29, 2024
When work becomes an idol

The discussions in this podcast can help us to be more insightful into the areas of our lives where we may create idols. With useful suggestions to guide us in questioning our motives and reasons for attributing importance to different aspects of our work, this is indeed a thought-provoking conversation. "...what comes to mind when […]

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