Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 3, 2010
Many of us here are employed in some form or another. Employment means that you have committed yourself to an occupation from which you derive your livelihood. You are selling your time to another person.
The average person will spend almost 100,000 hours at work during
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 22, 2010
Making the Workplace a Ministry
Priscilla and Aquila are regular people, with regular jobs, but the impact that they have for Jesus Christ goes beyond many who were called to full time ministry in their day.
I have a friend back home, Michael. Michael is without a doubt a man with a call from
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 27, 2006
10 Sobering Workplace Facts
(1) Half of all Americans today say they are satisfied with their jobs, down from nearly 60% in ’95. But among the 50% who are content, only 14% are “very satisfied.” (2) Job satisfaction has declined across all income brackets in the last 9 years. While 55% of workers
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 6, 2010
THE POWER OF GOD'S WORD IN THE WORKPLACE
For nine years I had worked with the same group of men on a loading dock, loading and unloading trucks. It was hard physical work, but very mundane and we all found it quite boring. Since the work was so mindless, I would find myself in philosophical
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 27, 2011
PRAYER TRANSFORMS A WORKPLACE
Brandon A. Bradley told his story in Pray! Magazine some time back about an opportunity in his life:
"I am a surgical assistant--the surgeon's right-hand man. At one point in my career, I lost my passion. I wanted a job with spiritual significance, and I prayed
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2008
Best Christian Workplaces among Christian publishers according to the 2007 Best Christian Places to Work are Harvest House Publishers and Tyndale House Publishers in the Media and Publishing companies with 100-500 employees and Howard Books and InterVarsity Press were winners in up to 100 employees
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 20, 2006
Workplace Jitters: A new Harris Interactive poll finds that 29% of workers claim global unrest as the primary source of stress. 28% attribute economy, 27% job pressure,
Contributed by Anne Benefield on Mar 4, 2009
Several workplace-related studies in 2008 suggest that the majority of working Americans aren’t all that fond of whom they work with.
• When asked if a colleague has ever tried to make them look bad, 50 percent of respondents said yes; 48 percent said no; 2 percent said they didn’t
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 3, 2001
While flyling home from a pastor’s conference I was getting in my seat buckling in and getting ready for the push back from the gate and taxi. I was reading a very interesting article in a business magazine when the flight attendant began to speak. Good morning ladies and gentelman welcome aboard
Contributed by Jeffery Lindsay on Aug 11, 2001
The story is told of two educators in a local high school who were applying for the same vacant Vice-Principal position. One applicant had been teaching a total of 8 years and the other a total of 20. After all was said and done, the applicant with 8 years experience received the position. When the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Sep 3, 2001
Issues in Business, January, 1998-"Millions of Americans aren’t working, but
Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Oct 28, 2001
One man told his friend: I lost my job because of illness and fatigue.
Second man: Really, how awful!
Contributed by Rick Stacy on Mar 11, 2002
The mysterious formula for Coca-Cola
In 1925, the only written copy of its formula Coca-Cola admits to having was retrieved from a New York bank (where it had been held as collateral on a sugar loan) and reverently laid in safe deposit box in Woodruff’s Atlanta bank, the Trust Company of Georgia
Contributed by John Cuddeford on Oct 18, 2002
The management regrets that it has come to their attention that workers dying on the job are failing to fall down. This practice must stop, as it becomes impossible to distinguish between death and the natural movement of the staff.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 19, 2002
A cartoon of a lady singing, "He Touched Me".
One lady in congregation says to another, "I don’t know who she’s singing about, but he’s gonna be
Contributed by Mark Hensley on Oct 31, 2002
Each day across the USA 50,000 people quit their jobs. In a recent survey of workers across the USA, nearly 85% said that they could work harder at their job. More than half claimed they could double their effectiveness "if
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 12, 2003
Employed by the human-development center of a corporation in the midwest, my friend trains employees in proper dress codes and etiquette.
One day as she was stepping onto the elevator, a man casually dressed in jeans and a golf shirt got on with her.
Thinking of her responsibilities, she
Contributed by Victor Yap on Mar 20, 2003
A local business puts a sign in the window, stating the following: “HELP WANTED. Must be able to type, must be good with a computer and must be bilingual. We are an equal opportunity employer.?
A short time afterwards, a dog trotted into the office manager’s office, jumped up on the chair and
Mclemore in his book Toxic Relationships and How to Change Them notes: “
As Christians, we have a duty to care, sincerely and deeply, about the wellbeing of others. This is the core of the love that we are to have for all persons. It is also the foundation for the fellowship we can enjoy with
Contributed by Eyriche Cortez on Jul 19, 2005
“I firmly believe that people only do their best at things they truly enjoy. It is difficult to excel at