Tag: technology

September 6, 2023
The Cycle of Overfunctioning and Distancing

This article shows how patterns of behaviour can develop over time, and how reflection on our approach to situations might help navigate frustrations with relationships and teamwork, not only in the workplace, but also in our home environments. "There is tremendous benefit to paying attention to the temptation to take over or take off. When have […]

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September 6, 2023
Practical Tips for the Corporate Mom Life (guest post by Causha Jolly)

Further to the Corporate Working Moms podcast https://engageworkfaith.org.au/corporate-working-mums/, this article provides handy suggestions for managing the work/life balance challenge, such as how to get dinner on the table...or "How do you balance sports/extra-curricular activities? For this season in life we found our family works best with one sport at a time.  Ultimately this means each […]

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September 6, 2023
Corporate working mums

A frank discussion about the emotional and practical realities of managing motherhood and work expectations. "Remember who you are in Christ, remember that you are called, remember that you are a daughter of the most high and never doubt that."  Image : Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

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September 5, 2023
As a Christian, I Went Down the AI Rabbit Hole. Here are 12 things I Discovered

Artificial Intelligence is here to stay, which many of us find a bewildering and daunting prospect. Akos Balogh shares helpful insights to help think through some of the issues. "...many are sounding the alarm about the dangers of unregulated AI with the advent of ChatGPT. And the spread of AI into everyday life raises the […]

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September 4, 2023
Accept Love with John Swinton

"Am I loved? Am I ok? Am I enough?" "Joy shares an interview with John Swinton where they speak about God's gentle, slow love, and how we should share that love with each other." https://speakingwithjoy.podbean.com/e/accept-love-with-john-swinton/ Image : Photo by Andrew Moca on Unsplash

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August 28, 2023
What Are People of No Faith Looking for in Faith Conversations?

The Barna Group works to provide insight about faith and culture, and this article suggests a need to help Christians develop relationships that will lead to opportunities for discussions about faith matters. There are helpful links to other articles related to this topic. "Honesty, Care & Understanding—What People of No Faith Hope to Find in […]

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August 28, 2023
Outward Beauty Cannot Bear the Weight of Being Your Source of Hope

A helpful reminder from author Jen Oshman that as Christians our view of beauty should focus on the One who created us. "Outward beauty in this age is such a tricky thing. For one, we are confronted with it every time we look in the mirror. Secondly, we are all on our phones scrolling social […]

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August 28, 2023
BARBIE REACTION: Smash the Patriarchy - Smash the Dolls? II 3-Way Cut with Emma Scrivener II SLP 469

A Speak Life Podcast with further views on the bestseller movie... "Emma Scrivener, Glen Scrivener and Nate Morgan Locke discuss Barbie; the doll, the brand new movie, feminism, Marry Harrington, men and women, motherhood and more." https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-speak-life-podcast/id626198781?i=1000622658277 Image : Photo by Sincerely Media on Unsplash

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August 28, 2023
Neither Barbie Nor Ken - A Barbie Movie Review

The Barbie movie is generating some interesting conversations since its release a few weeks ago. Amy Peeler reviews issues the film raises and suggests that good discussions can ensue, pointing to the biblical purpose for women and men that affirms both genders. "Moviegoers might have been driven to Barbie by nostalgia, or controversy, or simply […]

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August 24, 2023
Beauty Is in the Eye of the True Beholder

Theologian, Philip Ryken asks where we see God's beauty in the world. In a world that has in a myriad of ways always sought beauty, it is clear that such longing is innate and brings us joy. Ryken describes beauty as ineffable, indescribable, as too great to explain. It is universal and can be found […]

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August 21, 2023
Workers hate office noise – but is using headphones to shut out colleagues the solution?

The post COVID hybrid work environment of some days of working from home and others in the the workplace can cause stresses for those who work more comfortably in a quiet environment. This article suggests ways in which organisations can attend to such dilemmas and ensure that a focus on work is more easily maintained. […]

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August 21, 2023
Workplace Evangelism for the 99 Percent

FOUR WAYS TO EMBRACE BEING A LIZARD The second in a four part series about workplace evangelism. The authors explain that a Christ-like character needs to be visible as trusting relationships are developed. "...spiritual conversations become more compelling—to non-Christians and Christians alike—when we view evangelism as a process that builds on earning the right to […]

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