Putting Humility to Work

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The atmosphere of our workplaces can be very competitive and success-oriented. It’s emphasis on achievement, recognition, and position makes us vulnerable to self-absorption, self-assertion, and self-exaltation. Focus on self is an addiction in our society. No greater preoccupation threatens the light of Christ shining through his disciples. Fourteen hundred years ago, St. Benedict developed a 12-step […]

Steering the Ship

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Although ships are large and are driven by strong winds, they are steered by a very small rudder… Likewise, the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts.” (James 3: 4-5) As Christians, we are called to speak in ways that honor the Lord. As Christians in the workplace, we can […]

God Works in Advertising, Too

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People still remember the award-winning Andersen Windows commercial 25 years later. Only two knew the real story, though—until now. Some Background It was the early nineties and our account with Andersen Windows had experienced tremendous growth during the mid-eighties. Part of this success could be attributed to their expansion to television with their first national advertising […]

Think the Best of Others

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“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such things. (Philippians 4:8)” Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz once said in an interview, that when he visits a Starbucks location, the first thing […]