Tagged: colleagues

Tag: colleagues

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Self-encouragement

We all need some encouragement. There will be days we face conflicts, misunderstandings, challenging conversations, impossible deadlines or struggle with finances. Whatever the case is, we can thankfully go to God’s promises and declare them over ourselves. Many of the psalms that King David wrote were prayers of encouragement to...

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Betrayal

Have you ever felt let down by people you trust and love? Perhaps you have been betrayed by family, friends or colleagues at work. Jesus was also betrayed by those He loved, cared for and served with. Praise God that He empathises with our personal pain. Let’s lift up our...

When our work ethics become unhealthy

When our work ethics become unhealthy

Work can give us great purpose, recognition and reward. After all, God created work. He gave Adam a job that comprised two main tasks; that was to tend to and to guard the Garden of Eden. God also assigned a helper for him named Eve.   Genesis 2:15 ISV The...

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Loving others

We break God’s law when we refuse to love others as we love ourselves. Whether it is loving our family, friends, colleagues or even strangers, we are to love other people so well that they experience God’s love firsthand through us. This is how we prove that our faith is...

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Surviving work politics

Jesus was plagued by politics. Everywhere that He went, there were people who didn’t like His agenda and spelt a lot of time gossiping, maligning Him and plotting for his downfall. Does this sound anything like our workplaces? What can we learn about dealing with office politics?   In any occupation...

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Work testimony

Our jobs provide us with wonderful opportunities to demonstrate godly values at work and what it means to have peace beyond understanding. There may be days, however, when our “to do” lists seem overwhelming, our bosses unreasonable and our co-workers uncooperative. We may even feel like throwing in the towel...