This question or similar ones come up frequently in some our Transforming Work sessions, e,g:
- What does appropriate Christian witness look like in the workplace?
- When should I tell people I am a Christian?
- How can I tell them without putting them off or unnecessarily jeopardizing my position in the organisation?
Bethany Jenkins on the Gospel Coalition website offers some thoughtful biblical reflection and practical advice about making your faith public in the workplace. You can read the full article here.?
Her theological reflections take us back to my favorite public servant – Daniel in the context of what it means to be an exile (living in Babylon and not Jerusalem) and how we can ‘…seek the peace and prosperity of the city.’
I really appreciated what Jenkins calls “Five Guidelines for Balance: [Read more…] about When should I, can I, go public about my faith at work?