Tag: Series

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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March 13, 2023
The Myth of the Public Square

Read or listen to Tony Payne's piece on the challenges of proclaiming faith in a world that appears to restrain freedom of speech. "Perhaps the reason that Western Christians today lament their lack of access to or influence within the ‘public square’ is that once, within our race memory, we were among the powerful who […]

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March 6, 2023
Lament in the Time of Layoffs

It is important to recognise that life will bring us times of lament. We can stand with others through such experiences in a world where emotions are often felt but not easily expressed. "Avoiding lament contributes to a culture that doesn’t know what to do with grief, pain, and loss—all painful realities that will be […]

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March 6, 2023
When Life Doesn’t Go to Plan

Presenter and author Sheridan Voysey speaks of longing and disappointment, but suggests that may be part of a reorientation of our plans. ""There’s a wonderful proverb: Hope deferred makes the heart sick. And gosh, we now know that when that hope is deferred and deferred and deferred, and another month and another month and another […]

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March 6, 2023
Remote Working Has Made Developing Relationships With Colleagues Harder --Here's What Workers and Bosses Need Right Now

The authors note the changes that the global pandemic has brought to the workplace, and observe that hybrid working environments have created challenges for employee culture, career paths, mentoring and general wellbeing. From their research they bring useful pointers to help orientate organizations to new demographics and workplace relationships. "How should leaders relate to, and […]

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February 27, 2023
5 Ways to Create a Compassionate Workplace Culture and Help Workers Recover From Burnout

A helpful article with clear explanations and practical suggestions to address an issue which affects many. "The emotions of sympathy, empathy and compassion play an important role in developing a compassionate work culture, by helping us pay attention, in professionally appropriate ways, to the suffering of our students, patients, clients, colleagues, managers and leaders." https://theconversation.com/5-ways-to-create-a-compassionate-workplace-culture-and-help-workers-recover-from-burnout-190489 […]

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February 22, 2023
Who Needs Church When We've Got AI Jesus?

How will church adapt as society encompasses technological advances such as artificial intelligence? "A new app that lets you chat with as many as 20,000 notable people from the past is the latest AI offering to come out of the tech sphere. From legendary American baseball player Babe Ruth to US President Abraham Lincoln, Historical […]

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