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February 9th, 2017

How to Identify Your Mission Field | Acts 1:8

The greatest communication success story in human history is how the gospel message spread across the Mediterranean world. Followers of Jesus grew from a few hundred on the day of Pentecost to more than six million people by the end of the second century.1 That’s an amazing number,...

Channel(s): Evangelism
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June 25th, 2017

Every Job a Parable: What Walmart Greeters, Nurses & Astronauts Tell Us About God

Okay, my work matters to God. But how, you ask?  John Van Sloten can help. He loves practicing the spiritual discipline of watching people work. For his new book, Every Job a Parable,  he interviewed Walmart greeters, engineers, auto mechanics,...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
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June 19th, 2017

2016 Faith@Work Summit Videos

More than 400 leaders from business, the church, academia and workplace ministries, from the U.S., Canada, the U.K., China, India, Mexico, Malaysia, New Zealand, Australia, and Croatia, gathered for the 2016 Faith@Work Summit--and were joined by 100 online.  Videos of plenary presentations...

Channel(s): Events
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April 25th, 2017

Fail Forward

Some people refuse to use the word failure. Instead, they substitute words like slip-up, setback, glitch, mistake—or at least frame the failure in a positive light.    Take IBM founder Thomas Watson, for example. He was legendary for his ability to turn a serious mistake into a...

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April 4th, 2017

Building Bridges and Serving God

Ever since Jim was a young boy, his singular passion was a career building bridges and highways. His goal was a degree in civil engineering. Then one day he heard a sermon on 2 Peter 3:10: “The day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will...

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February 10th, 2017

Evangelism Lessons from Dr. Walt Larimore

Dr. Walt Larimore is a gifted, award-winning family physician, educator, author, and businessman. I met Dr. Larimore in 1995, as we began to design and teach on a course we called The Saline Solution to help healthcare professionals see how they could appropriately address...

Channel(s): Evangelism
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January 29th, 2017

Where Is Your Hope Anchored?

“Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.” —Václav Havel For the first time since the Great Depression, hopelessness describes the emotional...

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January 28th, 2017

Prayers for the Government Workplace

God claims the government workplace as His own, just like every other workplace. Throughout history, Godly men and women in government have recognized that prayer is the most powerful strategy Christians have for political impact. Praying for our nation’s leaders and public servants is...

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January 22nd, 2017

How Church Leaders Can Pray for Their Church at Work

As a church leader, you have the privilege and responsibility to care for the whole life of people you shepherd. After you give the benediction on Sundays, people walk out of church to the rest of life which can shape them spiritually more than the Sunday service. This includes their work...

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January 10th, 2017

How to Find Time to Pray for Your Work

Do you find it hard to carve out time in your schedule to pray? Most of us do. While extended times of quiet of conversion with God are important for all of us, prayer is more a matter of attitude than schedule. It’s our declaration of dependence on God and an awareness of His constant...