Work and Rest
If you’re feeling lost or alone, even in the midst of your church community, learning to love and serve others might be the way forward.
Three biblical perspectives will help you honor God through every job you take.
When we show up in our cities and neighborhoods and move toward people with helpful action, we can bring change through the love of God.
You’re approaching a crossroads moment in your life and don’t know which path is right for you.
If our work is going to be more than a job—if it’s going to be a true calling on our lives—then we must ask questions about how we might best serve God. Our work can only be a calling if Someone calls us to it and we work for their sake and not our own.
In Singapore, being busy and working so hard that you don’t rest is seen as a badge of honour. But take it from someone who’s burnt out, that’s a total myth.
A workaholics dramatic collapse lead to a fresh approach to life and ministry.
We live in a harried, frenetic world. A discipline known as “The Daily Office” can offer people an opportunity to slow down to be with God and to hear from Him in the midst of our daily lives.
As children we dream we can be anything we want to be. So how do we bring our dreams into the jobs we’re in as adults?
When Allie was in college talking about life and spiritual things seemed easy. Now that she was in the working world, everything seemed to have changed.
Author and speaker Cindi Ferrini shares how you can balance work and rest in everyday life.
What I heard in church and from the Christian culture was “die to yourself,” “consider others as more important than yourself,” “sacrifice yourself for the cause of Christ.” But when these good biblical principles were applied through the cultural grid of “success” – with no mention of biblical rest – it led to my burnout.
A working life that pleases God is like a musical composition – the rests are as crucial as the notes you play.
Umpires need to be invisible. Yet God can redeem our work even if others don’t notice or affirm us. There are parallels between working in anonymity like an umpire and serving in God’s kingdom.
The importance of taking care of your body along with scriptural principles relating to physical health and suggested ways to improve.
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