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 […]

Holy Ground

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By Tim Rowland Recently a new CIC member was asking how, in a practical way, to live out our mission. (“To encourage and equip Christians to be God’s presence in the workplace by the power of the Holy Spirit, exercising faith, integrity and excellence.”) He confessed to feeling ill-equipped and overwhelmed by the thought. I […]

Remembering John Mooney

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Early on April 27, 2018, John Mooney passed to his glory. He, along with Louis Grams and Bud Rose, were the founders of Christians in Commerce. Louis Grams shares his memories of John and the origins of Christians in Commerce. By Louis Grams In the late seventies, I met John at a business conference at […]

Face-To-Face

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By Rich Preuss “I never told you he stole the bike.” Such a simple sentence has so many potential meanings. Read it over and over but put the emphasis on a different word each time. Now think of all the emails, texts, and tweets that you receive in a day. In our fast-paced work environment, […]

Whom Do You Serve?

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By Art Klaum “Who do you work for?” In social or networking situations, this is not an uncommon conversation starter. A follow-up question may be, “What industry or market segment do you serve?” How would you answer these questions? I think many people who read this article may get stuck searching for an immediate answer. […]