Tragedy Transformed with Trust

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By Beth Preuss Too often the nightly news highlights workplaces that have become spaces of tragedy. For Deb Merriner in the Washington DC area, this hit close to home last Christmas. Deb worked with a local lawyer, Buckley Kuhns-Ficker. Her practice focused on protection for the marginalized, the elderly and the disabled in their community. […]

Generous in Hard Times

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By Beth Preuss As anyone who works in small business can attest, work often ebbs and flows with the economy and client/customer needs. Trusting in the Lord and continuing to produce excellence is key to long-term success. Creating a work community of mutual respect, kindness and integrity is also integral. Brian is a partner in […]

Agents of Joy

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By Elizabeth Argus In the serious pursuits of the workplace, joy is an often overlooked virtue. But we are called to be joyful in all circumstances, and joy is a gift we are called to share with others. As Paul advises, “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness […]

Turning the Tide on Rudeness

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By John Kyle Common courtesy is increasingly uncommon. Workplace incivility can result in lower productivity, higher turnover, and absenteeism. It can spread beyond the office and into customer relationships. Rudeness at Work What does rudeness look like in the workplace? It can range from subtle things like eye rolling to outrageous things like berating a […]

Called to Love

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By Barbette Brophy Diversity in the workplace is a hot topic and for many businesses it’s required training. In addition to political differences, diversity includes race, color, creed, and lifestyle differences. Christians should be well-equipped to embrace diversity. We are called to love God with our whole heart, mind, soul, and being, and to love our […]

Managing Mistakes

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By Joe Cramer In today’s busy work environment, it’s easy for mistakes to be made. Perhaps someone you were counting on to perform a certain task drops the ball when you were depending on them. Or maybe you are the one who made a mistake. In today’s business world, it may seem common practice to […]

Feeling Forgiveness

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By Christine Ziegler Now instead, you ought to forgive and comfort him, so that he will not be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow. ( 2 Corinthians 2:7) I work for a Christian company, a distributor of religious education materials. Several years ago, when I was a young programmer, I made a mistake that virtually shut our company down […]