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FAITH AND WORK: Connecting Sunday to Monday

Faith and Work News ~ Links to Interesting Articles

  • Should I Take a New Job If It Requires Moving? Charlie Self responds to the question “I may have an opportunity to take a new job and a significant promotion. But it would mean that we (wife, 4-year-old, 2-year-old, and me) would have to move about 1,000 miles from our extended families for no less than two to three years. Further, we love our church and our small group, and it’s very challenging to think about joining a new congregation and building new relationships. However, I think I can see God’s fingerprints all over the path that led us to this opportunity. How do we discern wisdom in this situation? How should we be praying? How do we know when to go, or stay, in faith?”
  • How Should I Respond to a Colleague’s Same-Sex Wedding? Charlie Self responds to the question “Two male co-workers are getting married. My boss took up a collection for a gift (which I didn’t contribute to), and now she keeps passing the congratulatory card with an eye in my direction. I’m not going to sign, but I don’t know what to say. “I object on religious grounds” is classified as harassment according to our recent team training.”
  • Am I Taking on Too Much? Casey Shutt responds to the question “My family tells me I have a hard time discerning the difference between meeting the needs of others when I encounter them, versus taking on more than I can handle. I want to be a person who serves generously but knows when I’m taking on too much (and thus trying to be godlike). How do I know when I’m straying too far toward one side or the other?”

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  • More links to interesting articles
  • The Top 10 Faith and Work Quotes of the Week
  • My Review of The Servant Leader by Ken Blanchard and Phil Hodges
  • Snippets from the book Work and Worship: Reconnecting Our Labor and Liturgy by Matthew Kaemingk and Cory B. Willson

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