Don't miss this one from Threads team - well worth 5 minutes for a read. This sentence should make you want to 'click'! "Consider this for a moment: imagine if you could claim to be the most creative mind ever known – the one who thought up atoms, photosynthesis, gravity, stars, hummingbirds and … [Read more...] about Myth 7: Low-paying or low status work is an assault on my dignity.
A Commissioning Prayer God our Father, as disciples of Jesus, we accept our commission from you to invest our lives in others. Give these workers in your harvest the power, wisdom and courage to boldly live the Kingdom life in all the places of your choosing. May Jesus be seen in their lives and … [Read more...] about A Commissioning Prayer
Today, we commence a new series of blogs from Graham Hooper, author of "Undivided - closing the faith-life gap". We have already interviewed Graham here so it is very exciting to have him now providing further wisdom gleaned from his years of experience in the workplace! “Blessed is the one who … [Read more...] about Wisdom at Work #1 – Wisdom for the everyday
For those with an interest in economics, this brief address from Professor Ian Harper, one of Australia's leading economists is well worth listening to. … [Read more...] about Make friends through dishonest wealth? – Professor Ian Harper
John Van Stolen often preaches about the workplace and specific vocations. If you are, or know someone who is, a language arts (English) teacher, you might like to pass this link on to them - make sure you have a listen yourself first! It will give new and encouraging perspective on teaching … [Read more...] about God@School – Language Arts
Experiencing whole-hearted love for God and neighbour is how Stevens and Ung describe the sort of purity that will counteract the struggle of lust and develop the fruit of love in our workplaces. Such purity of heart looks like this: Seeing God in all spheres of life (Psalm … [Read more...] about “Taking you soul to work” – Beautiful Purity (Chapter 21)
This week's workplace myth from the Threads team challenges our thinking about our pay packet and hy we work. I particularly loved this sentence from Sarah-Jane Marshall: "I can still buy into the lie that my paycheck tells me how much I am ‘worth’ or that the social standing of my job determines … [Read more...] about Myth 6: We work to earn money, so you may as well earn as much of it as possible
It is hardly surprising that Stevens and Ung propose love as the opposite of lust in the workplace pointing out that, whereas lust looks to be serviced, love serves: “For people of faith, it is a ,,, universal human desire to be loved by God and to love God.” The authors provide a challenging and … [Read more...] about “Taking you soul to work” – Love: The greatest thing to give and receive (Chapter 12)