Articles

August 1st, 2014

Working For the Weekend? Time to Reframe What Work Means.

Rest (Sabbath) reframes what work is supposed to be. Work and rest are meant to work in tandem, but all too often they are seen as opposites.  When most Americans think about rest, they have one thing in mind, the weekend.  We  push hard all week, and in doing so push rest and restoration...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
via Bill Peel
March 24th, 2014

Take Your Faith to Work

Do you ever wonder if what you do on weekdays counts for eternity? As a new Christian, I sure did. That’s why I enrolled in Dallas Theological Seminary, and after four years of rigorous study, I was ready to make a mark for the Lord. Then I met Bill Garrison—attorney, DTS trustee, and elder...

October 15th, 2013

Get Over It: Letting Go and Moving on with God

Unrealistic expectations. Hurt feelings. False guilt. As we go about our daily lives, we are so often mired down in all kinds of joy-robbing thought patterns and unhealthy habits. But grounded in God's Word, we can move on, set free from these burdens. Through more than 25 years of ministry...

September 12th, 2013

From Instagram Snapshot to Feature Film

When I was all of 24 years old, I met this guy at church. He was 26. Good looking. Friendly. Pretty wife. Adopted newborn kid. Former college quarterback. Physical therapist. Committed Christ-follower. His name was Butch Buchanan. Butch made a huge impression on me. He was a quiet guy, but...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job, Evangelism
March 22nd, 2013

Do You Dread Going to Work?

Billy Graham offers biblical perspective to a reader who confesses that he has a bad attitude about going to work. 

via Bill Peel
November 19th, 2012

Monday Morning Faith | Free Sermon Outlines

In large part, spiritual leaders have done a good job of explaining how to follow Jesus at home and at church, and how to cultivate your personal devotional life. Our focus has been on prayer, Bible study, congregational worship, evangelism, and service. But what does it look like to follow...

August 24th, 2012

Are You a Hero or a Bystander?

We all wonder how we would react in an emergency. Would we risk our lives to help someone in danger?  Research in recent years has shed light on the qualities and attitudes that distinguish heroes from the rest of us. Read this article in the Wall Street Journal by Sue Shellenbarger. Do you...

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace
via FINS.com
July 12th, 2012

Six Ways to Deal with Criticism at Work

"Criticism at work can affect every part of your life, adding stress during work hours and invading your thoughts outside the office. If you don't handle it well, negative feedback from your superiors and colleagues can ultimately derail your career." Read Alina Dizik's six tips for dealing...

via Bill Peel
September 29th, 2011

Humility 101

No one aspires to be the lead story in the evening news or connected to the latest scandal. But humiliation is a distinct possibility for any of us when we get carried away with our own importance. Rather than serving others, we focus on how others should serve us. Instead of making...