We often long to be counted with the Hall of Faith from Hebrews chapter 11. Without faith, it is impossible to to please God. (Hebrews 11:6) The author of Hebrews goes on to list the names of great people of faith from the Bible beginning with Noah, Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, Rahab, Gideon, Samson, Jephthah, David and Samuel and the prophets.Read on
Day 2 of the Marketplace Mission Trip is underway. How can you appreciate others? When we value others, and work in their best interests, we get outside our job description a little and look for ways to bless them.Read on
Today is Day 1 of the 5-day Marketplace Mission Trip. We hope to serve others in and through our regular work in such a way that people see Jesus. If you follow Jesus, why not join us?Read on
Often, I hear about the need for “Christian leaders” to transform their workplaces. We seem to think if we can get enough people who are in a position of leadership to use their influence, the message of Christ will spread. For almost 30 years, many ministries have tried to equip business leaders to walk in faith and transform their workplaces because these people are influential. They open doors and they can influence others to also live their faith.Read on
What’s the difference between appreciation and gratitude? Does it make any difference? How might Christians take these ideas of appreciation and gratitude to work? Do you think we might see God transform our workplaces as a result?Read on
I recently read Friend of a Friend by David Burkus and was challenged by the idea that diverse networks of friends create unique and challenging opportunities. The book contains great research and compelling stories about the importance of the relationships we have with our friends, and friends of friends.
While listening (twice, so far) to the audio book, I was challenged by how the principles in the book also applied to our faith networks.Read on
Three attitude shifts are necessary to avoid looking like a jerk when you attempt to serve others as a marketplace missionary. We need to shift from preacher to servant, knowing to sharing, and leader to helper.Read on
In the Follower of One Community, we created a course based on God Space: Where Spiritual Conversations Happen Naturally by Doug Pollock. For each chapter (and 3 chapters will be up soon), there will be a short video that talks about the highlights of the chapter. In the discussion area, as we post each study, we will also post a discussion question.Read on
Will you join us on the Marketplace Mission Trip? October 1 – 5, 2018, we will assume the role of a missionary assigned to our employer. Even if we’re self employed, or a student, a remote worker or a CEO, we can take a mission trip to our workplace.
But just exactly what does that mean?Read on
What’s involved in a mission trip? Have you ever been on one? What did you do? A friend helped me explore the characteristics of a mission trip because I had a bigger question. What if we took a mission trip to our workplace? What if we did that together, this October 1?Read on