Work and Rest

Confessions of A Burnt Out Missionary

In America, being busy and working so hard that you don’t rest is seen as a badge of honor. But take it from someone who’s burnt out, that’s a total farce.

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Burnout Saved My Life

A workaholics dramatic collapse lead to a fresh approach to life and ministry.

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A Practical Guide to Hearing From God

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.

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How to Bring Your Dreams to Work with You

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?

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How to Live Out Your Faith: From College to the Cubicle

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.

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Getting It Together: Avoiding Stress and Focusing on Christ

Author and speaker Cindi Ferrini shares how you can balance work and rest in everyday life.

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VIDEO: Why Hobbies Help us Know God Better

Learn about the vital role of hobby and play and how to grow your interests.

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How to Avoid Burnout: A Shift in Perspective

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.

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Life Can Be a Symphony If You Don’t Neglect the Rests

A working life that pleases God is like a musical composition – the rests are as crucial as the notes you play.

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When You Need to Be Invisible

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.

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