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Why Competency isn’t Enough

What images come to your mind when you hear the word “training?” An athletic setting? A corporate on-ramp? A server shadowing another at a restaurant?

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How to Apply Jesus’ Statement, “Judge Not, that Ye be Not Judged”

It’s pretty common to hear someone quote or paraphrase Matthew 7:1, in which Jesus says, “Judge not, that ye be not judged.“ Often the person quoting the passage is objecting to being criticized for his behavior.

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The Goodness of Work

Work is good. Let that sink in for just a moment. Yes, there are angry customers. Yes, there are mechanical breakdowns. Yes, there are miscommunications, unjust promotions, and blowout diapers. But work is good.

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The Difficulty of Work

The toil of work is an important biblical concept God establishes here, very early in the Scriptures. God probably never meant for work to be easy, but now it’s genuinely tough, and even under the curse of God.

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The Nature of Work

Anytime we are exerting ourselves to manage God’s creation—whether that’s creating Excel spreadsheets, hauling wood, or changing diapers—we are working.

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An Introduction to the Faith and Work Movement

Christians should live all of their lives in a manner pleasing to God, not just offering Him their explicitly spiritual activities. Our trouble seems to be in figuring out how this works.

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The Siege of Jerusalem

The story of the siege of Jerusalem is not the most familiar story in the Bible. Not by a long shot.

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What to Do…When You Can’t Do Anything: Sennacherib’s Defeat

God delivers those who want what he wants.

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Breaking Through Prayer Barriers

Prayer is something that every believer would say is important. Nonetheless, many of us have struggled with prayer and find it difficult.

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Taking a Different Route to Work

Have you ever taken a wrong turn out of sheer habit?

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