Small groups

Gospel Shaped Work – a DVD Curriculum

From Tom Nelson, author of Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work. Available here  Description from the Website Many Christians have a dualistic approach to life. We have our church life and then our work life, which are pretty separate.

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Vocation 101

Neat, simple exploration of the definition of vocation in an animation (2:42) developed and produced by The Fund for Theological Education.  

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Reframe – a new resource from Regent College

ReFrame  is an outstanding new resource from the Regent College Marketplace Institute, Vancouver. Over 10,x 40 minutes episodes, ReFrame paints a picture of the big story of the Bible, our place in that story and how that impacts every aspect of our daily lives.

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A 6 week small group/sermon series for Christians in the workplace

Here’s a very good free resource from the Capitol Hill Baptist Church (Mark Dever/9Marks). This material appears to have been developed for a 6 week adult ‘Sunday School’ class in the American context.  For each session, there is a manuscript/sermon (~4000 words) + a handout where participants can take notes on the session.

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Why your church needs vocation groups – Gospel Coalition article

In this article on the Gospel Coalition site, Jeff Haanen explores how churches can develop behaviours and habits that encourage Christians in the workplace. Quoting Lesslie Newbigin (“The congregation has to be a place where its members are trained, supported, and nourished in the exercise of their parts of the priestly ministry in the world. […]

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“Following Jesus at Work” – training resources from Groundwork

It is always exciting to come across a new organisation with new resources committed to helping people understand how they can follow Jesus in their everyday lives, including their daily work. So when I stumbled across Groundwork – training for the ordinary Christian life, I was very excited.   And when I realised it was […]

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Gospel Centred Work – small group studies from Tim Chester

Well known author and pastor Tim Chester has put together an excellent resource for small groups wanting to explore what it means to be God’s person in the workplace.   Or as Chester puts it, ‘… if we are to be gospel-centred people living gospel-centred lives then we need to think through what gospel-centred work […]

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The importance of integrating faith and work

In this video (1.08), Jenny White from Art House America describes her perspective on integrating one’s faith with work: “We can’t keep living these segregated lives.” (from High Calling). A useful discussion starter for a small group discussion:  In what ways is your work life separate from your faith life? How does the work you do […]

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“Life on the Frontline” – a six week course for equipping whole-life disciples

Here at Malyon Workplace, we are keen to help people explore what it means to be a whole life disciple – to understand that being a disciple of Jesus is a 24/7 commitment, being his person wherever he has placed us in our normal, everyday lives.   For many of us, the workplace is the […]

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