Originally posted at Life@Work here. Sometimes people writing or speaking about ‘Faith and Work’ use the term ‘Redeeming work’. It’s not a term that appears in the Bible, and is often not well explained. I, for one, am left asking ‘what does that really mean in my work situation? In the Bible, … [Read more...] about Redeeming Work: What does it mean? – Graham Hooper
Hard work?Recently, I listened to a talk given to a group of Generation Y people. The speaker was a young man in his late 20’s and the title was ‘living a balanced life’. Looking at the speaker, dressed in shorts and a T-shirt, and at the audience, I assumed somewhat arrogantly, that this would be … [Read more...] about Work and Life: Balance, Juggle, Chaos or More?
‘The trouble with the rat race is that even when you win you’re still a rat’ Lily TomlinIntroductionIs competition God–given, and therefore fundamentally good? Or a result of the fall and therefore fundamentally bad, or somewhere in-between? To what extent are you motivated by your competitive … [Read more...] about Competition… ‘I always want to win’
A good friend of Malyon Workplace, Graham Hooper, recently spoke at a Melbourne City Bible Forum breakfast event.You can watch the whole presentation here and read Andrew Laird's summary of what Graham had to say Laird here. The key questions that Graham addressed were:“What is my calling” (Hebrews … [Read more...] about The big juggle- balancing work and family: Graham Hooper
Sermon from Graham Hooper at Chuwar Baptist Church "How do we minister and apply contextual application of the gospel into our own back yard when it comes to serving our community by sharing and showing the love of Christ. Most of our hours are not spent doing church activities, so how should we … [Read more...] about Our Mission of Work – Graham Hooper
Leigh Hatcher interviews Graham Hooper about his book Undivided on Open House. Listen to a brief interview here where Graham talks about linking faith and work. … [Read more...] about Leigh Hatcher interviews Graham Hooper about work and faith
This is the third in our series of blogs from Graham Hooper, author of “Undivided – closing the faith-life gap”. You can check out our previous interview with Graham here. ‘The way of a fool seems right to him but a wise man listens to advice’ (12:15) In a large machinery repair workshop where I … [Read more...] about Wisdom at Work #3 – Listening and Learning
This is the second in our series of blogs from Graham Hooper, author of “Undivided – closing the faith-life gap”. You can check out our previous interview with Graham here. ’Wisdom is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire can compare with her’ (8:11) In most workplaces, we value, … [Read more...] about Wisdom at Work #2 – The value of wisdom at work