Monthly Archives: September 2008

God in the kitchen

Brother Lawrence was a monk in Paris, France during the 1600’s who made it his life to communicate with God constantly. He spent his days working in the monastery kitchen where he dedicated his simple tasks to the glory of … Continue reading

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Checking references

Most job applications ask for references. It’s standard practice to list previous supervisors, coworkers or other people that can attest to your character. There are some funny stories out there about “unique” references. One reference turned out to be the … Continue reading

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Accountability

Seated next to the very real (as opposed to the cyber-guy) Marcus Goodyear at the 2008 GodBlog conference, we were listening to the keynote address by Tall Skinny Kiwi, Andrew Jones. (See the presentation here). This kind of philosphical-theologcial-practical discussion … Continue reading

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Our O.P.M. addiction

When Sarah Palin mentioned on Hannity & Colmes our national “addiction to O.P.M.,” it wasn’t just political hyperbole or a cute attention-getting line. It was a jolt of reality. She was referring to “Other People’s Money.” (O.P.M.) Her comments were … Continue reading

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Made to Matter

Randy Kilgore, who is blessed with one the most insightful minds concerning faith and the workplace, just released a book, “Made to Matter — Devotions for working Christians.” I ordered my copy and I encourage you to do the same. … Continue reading

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Are you a Pharisee?

One of most startling things about the ministry of Jesus was his focus. Some think that his ministry was to call out sinners — to pin their deeds against them and exact some sort of forced change. But, in reality, … Continue reading

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One A Day

Unless you’re a hermit, you’ll interact with a number of people through the course of any given day. Meeting these people can be chalked up to chance — or you can see them as divine appointments. Is it possible that … Continue reading

Posted in Authentic Living, Witnessing, Workplace faith | 2 Comments