Tag: return to the office

March 29, 2023
Can We Believe in a Dead Man Rising?

Simon Edwards affirms his faith in Jesus' Resurrection. "If you were to gather every academic historian, whether Christian, atheist, agnostic or otherwise and ask them what are the bedrock facts about Jesus that everyone agrees on, then we would have at least the following three facts: Now, if the resurrection happened it explains these bedrock […]

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March 29, 2023
The King Who Suffers for His People

Greg Gilbert reflects on the incredible trajectory of the Bible, looking at themes of God's presence and promises, and how they lead to the saving sacrifice of our Lord Jesus Christ. "By the end of David’s life, it was abundantly clear that he wasn’t the one who was finally going to bring salvation to the […]

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March 28, 2023
Struggling in Your Faith? Isolation Isn’t the Answer

A thoughtful and encouraging article reminding us that wherever we are in our journey of faith, the Church family is where we meet with our gracious God. "The hardest thing for struggling Christians to recognize is that church is exactly the community they need. So often, they feel it isn’t. Church, they tell themselves, is […]

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March 27, 2023
What Jesus Saw When He Looked at Peter after the Rooster Crowed

As Easter approaches and we reflect on the crucifixion, death, and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ, this timely article helps us consider anew God's holy love. "How do you think Jesus looked at Peter? Was Jesus surprised? Frustrated? Ashamed? If you are a Christian, then your understanding of how Jesus looked at Peter is […]

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March 26, 2023
Truths and Tips for Discipling Teens

Amidst many resources for advice on raising teenagers, Jen Osman shares her own family's approach and reminds us that Jesus' love for our children is even greater than our own. (The links below may also be helpful.) "Every parent of teenagers feels at a loss once in a while (or once in an hour!). A quick perusal […]

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March 25, 2023
Dementia

As registered mental nurse, Professor John Swinton, noted how worship practices stimulated dementia patients. Fascinated by this, his interest in understanding more about dementia grew. In his work as a chaplain some big questions and thoughts arose. "What does it mean to know God when you have forgotten who God is?" "He or she is […]

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March 21, 2023
The Prayer Practice

An online resource to help create a regular time of prayer and its adoption as a regular routine. "Prayer is simply the medium through which we communicate and commune with God. The practice of prayer is learning to set aside dedicated time to intentionally be with God, in order to become like him and partner […]

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March 21, 2023
Book Review - Grace at Work: Redeeming the grind and glory of your job

Book by Bryan Chapell This book is a great read for anyone who finds work difficult, enjoyable and everything in between. Brian brings the Bible’s view of life and work to look at integrity, purpose, success, leadership and so much more. It is not your typical academic theology book and makes for a refreshing and […]

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March 21, 2023
Book Review - Work that Makes a Difference

book by Daniel Doriani Daniel Doriani is the Founder and Executive Director of the Centre for Faith and Work, St Louis and professor of theology at Covenant Theological Seminary. He’s had a broad taste of work - listing security guard, building labourer, tennis coach and pastor as some of his past jobs. He is not […]

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March 21, 2023
Book Review - Proving Ground: 40 Reflections on Growing Faith at Work

book by Graham Hooper This timely book, written during COVID lockdown, is an easy to navigate book about living out one’s faith in daily work. Hooper has lived in six different countries and worked in twenty more. He has the experience of not only successful opportunities in leadership but has witnessed the hardship of overworked […]

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March 15, 2023
LENT: LIFEHACK, OR SOMETHING MORE?

"Anna Grummitt eats pancakes on Shrove Tuesday, ponders the recent comeback of Lent, and considers what these 40 days are all about." https://www.publicchristianity.org/lent-lifehack-or-something-more/ Image : Photo by Ahna Ziegler on Unsplash

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March 15, 2023
Waiting When God Seems Silent

A practical article to encourage those who are seeking God's answer to prayers. "There’s a sense in which God is never silent. He has already spoken in his word and by becoming man and dying for us on the cross, purchasing our eternal salvation. This is speech, and speech is not silence! What we call […]

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