Tag: pray

February 26, 2024
Digital Kids

This informative article discusses the very relevant topic of children and screen time. The author provides helpful background information, and offers strategies to mitigate the more serious impacts of excessive use of digital media by young people. "While excessive screen time can have negative effects on the development and well-being of children and teens, there […]

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February 22, 2024
Three Ways to Meaningfully Waste Time

Author, Chelsea Logan asks, "why would we ever intentionally waste time? Why would we ever choose to spend our time being unproductive, or, by definition, careless, purposeless, and inefficient?" In this article she explains that, as the Creation account in the biblical book of Genesis reveals, God rested on the sabbath day. We too, are not designed […]

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February 21, 2024
Plastic pollution: Convenience is king, until it’s not

Kenny Primrose reflects on the cost of convenience in our lives and suggests that one of the most significant losses is care. "The problem is that we are sold on convenience, having continually been slipped the lie that convenient lives are significantly better ones, unencumbered by the onerous frictions of a less convenient life." Image […]

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February 21, 2024
10 Ways to Become More Grateful

Further to his earlier article, "Why Gratitude is Good", the link for which is found below, Robert Emmons details his suggestions for seeking gratitude. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/ten_ways_to_become_more_grateful1/ Image : Photo by Pro Church Media on Unsplash

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February 21, 2024
Why Gratitude Is Good

Robert Emmons discusses the benefits of cultivating gratitude. The effect of this practice improves physical and mental health. Emmons describes gratitude as a "relationship-strengthening emotion because it requires us to see how we’ve been supported and affirmed by other people." He offers suggestions for engaging with the practice by keeping a journal, even for a […]

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February 20, 2024
Book Review - Working without Wilting

Book by Jago Wynne The book is really a compilation of 10 years of seeing where the Bible speaks into the environment of London workers. At a time of soul searching about the economy, leadership & a bleak global future, Christians need to know why they work and how to be faithful ambassadors for Christ […]

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February 14, 2024
Reframe Identity Resources

Event Video: Identity Recut Event Resources Book Review: How to find yourself: why looking inward is not the answer Interrogating identity: From philosophical theories to Biblical wisdom - with Chris Watkin Don’t ask me what I do Christ & Identity – Tim Keller Culture & Identity – Tim Keller Book Review: Working Without Wilting

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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 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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