It is interesting that Labor Day, a day set aside to honor the hard work and achievement of America’s laborers, is celebrated by not working. So while you enjoy your holiday, here are seven biblical reasons to celebrate work on Labor Day.
Work Is Ordained by God
The Bible begins with God [...]READ FULL POST →
Richard Foster points out in Celebration of Discipline that our flesh whines against serving others, but it screams against hidden service. We crave credit, recognition, and fame.
The larger-than-ordinary, flamboyant, “brilliant” leaders of fast-growth businesses, large companies, big churches, and trendy charity groups are practically worshiped in books and blogs. Little is [...]READ FULL POST →
When the worst happens, where do you turn for help?
Most of us have found ourselves in unforeseen circumstances, and we can each attest to the sense of relief that comes when our needs are met with sensitivity and grace.
In a 1979 study, Drs. Don and Rachael Warren evaluated seven institutions of poverty [...]READ FULL POST →
Part 17 in a series on Faces of Faith and Work
At the time, Milwaukee was [...]READ FULL POST →
Part 10 in a series on Love at Work
Last month, the world lost a remarkable man, Louis Zamperini. He was ninety-seven.
Zamperini was on the track team at the University of Southern California and ran in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.
Near the beginning of World War [...]READ FULL POST →
For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.
- Galatians 5:1
We are passionate people. God created us that way.
God has created each of us for a unique purpose. He [...]READ FULL POST →
Editor’s note: Today we introduce Glenn Brooke, a new contributor to the IFWE blog. He is an author, scientist, and entrepreneur specializing in leadership development. He will be posting periodically about leadership from a Christian perspective.
There may be no better summary of the characteristics of leaders than this, from the final [...]READ FULL POST →
Part 4 in a series on Idols at Work
It’s strange to think of someone treating their anxieties as idols. People don’t consciously [...]READ FULL POST →