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 […]

The Uber Missionary

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By Steve Becker Bob calls himself an Uber Missionary. As long as I’ve known him, he has been a professional photographer. In July 2015, in addition to this long-standing career, he added a new “vineyard” to labor in. He became an Uber driver. “How I was to serve the Father in this new field had […]

More Blessing, Less Criticism

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By Steve Becker John was having a particular difficult time finding what he wanted at Fleet Farm, until he met Kathy. She was eager to help him and give him the time he needed, including checking the warehouse stock, getting the item, and helping him put it in the cart. Besides telling Kathy how much […]

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 […]

Job Crafting

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Our vocation is for this time and place. Our work life is to be not just a job or career but an integral part of our Father’s creative and sanctifying work. It takes grace and ingenuity to take the job we currently have and recreate it. One example comes from a Yale study on job […]