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May 10, 2024
Spiritual Motherhood

Every Woman’s Calling This encouraging article reminds us that we all need spiritual mothers, and for those unable to be biological mothers, this can bring great joy. "Pray for the gift of spiritual children. It might very well be that in your beautiful desire to be a biological mother you have overlooked cases where you […]

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May 10, 2024
How Moms Can Model God's Grace

Gloria Furman reminds us that everyone, young and old, needs to recognise our dependence upon God's grace. "Mothers have a strategic role in allowing the gospel to shape their home by expecting that we are always in need of God’s grace. Do you need God’s grace? Or do you have what it takes to multitask […]

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May 10, 2024
13 Passages to Read on Mothers Day

From Crossway.org, here are some biblical verses to reflect upon this coming International Mothers Day. https://www.crossway.org/articles/13-passages-to-read-on-mothers-day Image : Photo by Elena Koycheva on Unsplash

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April 30, 2024
The Meaning of Work: Is work still 'work' if we are not being paid for it?

Tony Payne and Phillip Jensen discuss the theological purposes of work. "TP: The way we manage the economy and the trading and the doing of work for one another almost always is different within the family than outside. But it's still work. PJ: Yes, it's the same activities, the same amount of sweat on the brow. TP: So […]

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April 30, 2024
A biblical guide to inner work

This devotion is part of a series by Mark D. Roberts who works for the Fuller’s Max De Pree Center for Leadership. "Scripture has much to say about the importance of what’s inside of us. In the Bible, we discover how we can do inner work in a distinctively Christian way, and how this work […]

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April 26, 2024
Grandparenting: a balancing act

This article is an excerpt from a collection of essays published by Youthworks Media, and written by grandparents entitled, Footsteps for Future Generations. "If we are to fulfil our grandparenting responsibilities faithfully, we need to start with an attitude of prayerful dependence. But our need for God’s assistance doesn’t negate our responsibility to act. The […]

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April 26, 2024
15 strategies for men to strengthen their friendships

Teaching pastor, Drew Hunter, suggests 15 ways in which friendships could start, grow and flourish. Whilst written with men in mind, this article would also be helpful for women and those in leadership positions. Parents of teens who are struggling with friendships might also find some of the strategies useful. "Jesus came to be face-to-face […]

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April 26, 2024
What can we learn from 20 years of Facebook?

Kenny Primrose considers why Facebook has remained so popular, and how it has influenced the way we think and live. It has helped forge connections, promoted good causes, effectively recorded our social lives, ensured we forget no one's birthday, amongst other positives. However, Primrose notes, "...the platform also exerts subtle but significant control over our […]

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April 25, 2024
Work, Rest, and Play

In this article Dr Uli Chi gives insight into the importance of a work/life balance. In a world where expectations of productivity and achievement are high, our to-do lists can become endless. Dr Chi's article helps consider the theology behind work and recognises the God-given value of sabbath rest. "As important as work is, work […]

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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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