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All articles & reviews tagged with work

Article

March 2020
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Faithfulness in the little things where we are called

Henry had a derelict father who distracted himself with fishing and hunting. Lazy and irresponsible, he sent young Henry off to boarding school, left him to be taken in by the headmaster, and came to sign his letters ‘Uncle’ instead of ‘Father’. And yet for Henry Francis Lyte (1793–1847), who would grow up to…

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Review

March 2020
Reviews > Book

Working It Out: God, You, and the Work You Do

Will you like this book? Mmm … I’m not sure –– it probably depends on what you have read already on the subject. If you are a relatively new Christian or if you are struggling with the spiritual contribution that you make through your work (either in a paid or unpaid capacity) and you…

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Article

May 1998
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Adversity in the workplace

For most Christians of working age, the working world is familiar territory. Either full-time or part-time, they work in the offices, factories, research centres, hospitals, schools, libraries or supermarkets of what is often called the ‘secular’ world. A small number of Christians are employed in a ‘Christian’ environment — a Bible college or the…

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Article

December 1996
Articles > Biblical/theological

Sharpening the blade

In spite of what many people think, hard work is good for you! Work is like a whetstone which sharpens the edge of a blade. If you really want to have a sharp cutting edge, then you must always do your best. Some people are good workers; others work at trying to escape work!…

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