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  • More Than A Job, Its An Adventure

    Contributed by Tammy Garrison on May 9, 2002
    based on 71 ratings
     | 2,873 views

    Expectations from employees of the workplace has changed over the last 50 years. This sermon addresses how we find meaning to the chaotic work world we are in.

    Bibliography: Culture Shifts, lesson 7; sermon illustrations, work The Industrial Revolution, by introducing the machine and factory production, greatly expanded the class of workers dependent on wages as their source of income. The terms of the labor contract, working conditions, and the ...read more

  • The Value Of Rest

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Jul 17, 2002
    based on 178 ratings
     | 18,538 views

    Rest is important. Here are four reasons why.

    By and large, Americans don’t value rest and relaxation. On the contrary, we’ve made a virtue of unceasing labor; we brag about how busy we are, as if the hectic pace of our lives is proof that we’re important and significant. We feel guilty when we’re not working, and we’re suspicious of anyone ...read more

  • How To Have The Serenity To Accept The Things You Cannot Change

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 18, 2002
    based on 91 ratings
     | 4,369 views

    How to Have the Serenity To Accept the Things You cannot Change, the Courage to Change the Things You Can and the Wisdom to Know the Difference - Phil. 4:6-9

    How to Have the courage to change the things you can , the serenity to accept the things you cannot change and the wisdom to know the difference. Phil. 4:6-8 Illustration:I had no shoes and complained until I met a man who had no feet. Although it may be hard to admit, there are many things ...read more

  • Balancing Work, Leisure And Faith

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Sep 9, 2004
    based on 27 ratings
     | 5,002 views

    Single message written for Labor Day weekend that gives a Biblical perspective to balancing our time.

    BALANCING OUR WORK, LEISURE AND FAITH SELECTED SCRIPTURES INTRODUCTION: Have you noticed how many times the key to contented living is to walk the middle ground between extremes? For example: In Parenting: we are trying to walk the balance between being too strict or too permissive. In ...read more

  • Surviving Busyness Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Sep 22, 2004
    based on 28 ratings
     | 5,102 views

    2nd in a 6 part series on surviving stress. This series uses the popular "Survivor" TV show as a "hook" and Psalm 23 as the Biblical foundation.

    SURVIVING BUSYNESS PSALM 23:2 & MATTHEW 11:28-29 INTRODUCTION: Does your schedule have you stressed? Here’s a short quiz of five questions to find out. Take a pen or pencil and jot down a “Y” “yes”or an “N” somewhere on your notes as you answer these questions about how busy you are. ...read more

  • Life's Too Short To...work All The Time Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Jun 9, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,589 views

    Part 4 in series "Life’s Too-Short To...," this message addresses workaholism, ending with ways to know if one is a workaholic.

    Life’s Too Short To…Work All The Time Life’s Too Short To…, prt. 4 Wildwind Community Church David Flowers 4/24/05 In my previous church, Christy and I became friends with a couple – let’s call them George & Liz. I’ve changed the names to protect the innocent. And the not-so-innocent. ...read more

  • Buenos Dias (For Women)

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Jun 9, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 806 views

    A devotion for Women: To have a Buenos Dias, we need to practice letting go and practice saying no.

    Devotion: Buenos Dias Breakfast by: Susan Skidmore “If you’re speeding down the freeway, the police might pull you over. But no one ever makes you take pit stops. You have to choose them. It’s the same with life. Emergencies force us to stop, but pit stops of joy are events we plan for ...read more

  • How To Handle Stress?

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Nov 21, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 10,934 views

    Stress is a reality of life in our hustle and bustle life styles. We find pressures pressing in on every side. We find ourselves pressed to the wall because of these anxiety producing phenomena’s. So how do we handle stress? Jesus demonstrated to us throu

    How to handle Stress? Thesis: Stress is a reality of life in our hustle and bustle life styles. We find pressures pressing in on every side. We find ourselves pressed to the wall because of these anxiety producing phenomena’s. So how do we handle stress? Jesus demonstrated to us through his life ...read more

  • How To Survive The Workplace

    Contributed by Mickey Bell on Feb 13, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 994 views

    How we work on the job reflects how we work for Christ. How can we keep from getting burned out not only in the ministry but also in the workplace?

    Surviving the Workplace John 11:1-5 Have you ever just got tired of work and you were just ready to quit? · Tired of the hours · Tired of the boss · Tired of the workload · Tired of the 8-5 then the additional work at home · Tired, Tired, Tired, Tired Then the church starts asking for ...read more

  • Balancing Career And Family With Faith Series

    Contributed by Greg Hanson on Apr 16, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,109 views

    Our career and our families are two potential idols in our lives. But faith helps keep them in proper perspective and enables you to find a balance.

    Last week we started our series on Canadian Idols. We explained that idols are anything in our lives that take the place of God. God alone deserves and belongs in the place of priority in our lives, and when anything or anyone pushes Him aside, that becomes an idol for us. Historically, people ...read more

  • Work And Rest Finding A Balance

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,804 views

    Today I want to try to address the many demands of life that keep us from addressing the necessary things of life. Things like peace and contentment, family, friends, laughter and rest. Most importantly of all, time with God

    Work and Rest finding a balance Mark 6:30,34 30 The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught. 31 Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place ...read more

  • Work Is Part Of The Blessing

    Contributed by Shawn Raloff on Apr 9, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,987 views

    Happiness / Joy come from knowing your true purpose in life.

    Intro: Have you ever had a case of the Mondays? (Robert Frost Quote) Work is part of the blessing, not part of the curse Go ahead – get it out… Genesis 1:28 28 God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of ...read more

  • Lydia--Rescued From Idolatry Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 19, 2003
    based on 76 ratings
     | 7,181 views

    It’s tempting to make one’s business one’s religion. God delivered businesswoman Lydia from bondage, and can deliver us as well.

    Conversions in the Book of Acts> “Rescued from Idolatry” Acts 16:11-15 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Though most of my life I’ve served in the military, in the past four years I’ve been involved with the Saugus Rotary and Business Networking ...read more

  • Bi-Vocational Time Management

    Contributed by Wayne Cordeiro on Nov 13, 2007
    based on 45 ratings
     | 12,397 views

    In this teaching I’m going to give you 10 key principles of bi-vocational time management. These principles will help you make it through what might otherwise seem like an overwhelming situation.

    In this teaching I’m going to give you 10 key principles of bi-vocational time management. These principles will help you make it through what might otherwise seem like an overwhelming situation. When I started ministry I graduated from a place called Eugene Bible College in Oregon, and I was ...read more

  • Why Geckos Go To Church Series

    Contributed by Rob Jansons on Apr 11, 2007
    based on 12 ratings
     | 11,480 views

    Little lizards crawl around church building in Asia and no one seems to mind because everyone knows that they are harmless and they catch bugs that are harmful. Not a bad work ethic.

    We are looking at the book of Proverbs. Like one who seizes a dog by the ears is a passer-by who meddles in a quarrel not his own. Remember last week we met two women who live in the pages of the book of Proverbs: Lady Wisdom and Madame Folly. The final question is: who are you going ...read more