Tag: life

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 12, 2024
How Do You Love Your Neighbor At Work?

Matt Perman helps us think through this question by theologically framing it with Scripture. God has prepared work for us to do: "10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them." Ephesians 2:10 (ESV); and our motives should be to care for others as ourselves: "14 Let all […]

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February 12, 2024
The Blessings of Difficult Bosses, Coworkers, Employees & Customers

Russell Gehrlein helpfully shows how workplace conflict can be used by God, in his grace and mercy, to mature the Christian in faith. "Have you ever thought about how God uses you to meet the full spectrum of human needs (physically, mentally, emotionally, socially, and spiritually) by what you do all day? If you are a hard […]

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February 5, 2024
5 Powerful Prayers for Employment and a New Job

These prayers may guide personal requests or for those known to us who are seeking employment. "We have a God who can relate, and he is a God who wants to hear from us even in our most trying moments. Our heavenly Father knows everything that’s going on in our lives, but he still wants […]

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February 5, 2024
Reflect, Don’t Ruminate: 10 Journaling Prompts to Help You Flourish

In this article Meryl Herr provides starting steps for engaging in self-reflection through journaling. This does not have to be a time-consuming practice, but can be helpful as a regular activity, even as a discipline. A useful chart is included which gives examples of positive and negative self-reflection. "It’s no secret that reflection is critical […]

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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
15-strategies-for-men-to-strengthen-their-friendships

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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February 1, 2024
Resisting the Temptation of Pride in Leadership

W. Scott Brown exposes five markers of pride : blame; chaos; deceit; defensiveness and foolishness, and suggests that Christ's example of humility serves well in providing good leadership. "Do you see markers of pride in your own leadership? Do you judge the success of leaders from a worldly or biblical perspective? How can we better […]

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January 29, 2024
A Biblical Guide to Inner Work

Mark Roberts guides the reader through 9 biblical devotions , which reflect upon the ways in which a Christian's inner nature can be transformed by God for His glory.

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January 29, 2024
Work has conquered every day of the week. How do we remain human in a world that worships toil?

How can we survive in a world that seems to demand and relish increasing productivity? Like the finish of a race that is actually unreachable, how can we realistically carve out time away from the demands of work? Justine Toh, senior research fellow at the Centre for Public Christianity and author of 'Achievement Addiction' offers […]

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January 29, 2024
The Temptation We Most Often Overlook

The pertinence of this article reveals the inherent danger of our increasingly secular Western world ... the sidelining of God., which author Trevin Wax describes as, "...the temptation of godlessness. I’m not referring to the atheist’s refusal to acknowledge God’s existence. Nor am I referring to spiritual or religious people who deny certain biblical teachings […]

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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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