Even When No One Will See

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By Paul DeCelles My wife Jeanne and I, together with four of our children, lived in Switzerland from 1965-66. Seeing the ancient cities, experiencing older cultures, and learning new languages were a few of the benefits. I even managed to overcome my fear of heights enough to climb to the tops of magnificent cathedrals—if my […]

Gutting Gossip

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By Diana Banister When the disciples were accused of not following Jewish law and eating with unclean hands, Jesus told the Pharisees “nothing that enters a person is what defiles them,” but “what comes out of a person is what defiles them.”  (Mark 7:21) Jesus was referring to our words and actions. In today’s tabloid […]

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 […]