How Do I Manage My Staff with Humble Confidence? – Christian Article

When managing others, how should I balance the important attribute of confidence (“I know this is what we should do and how we should get there”) with humility (“I need your insight on what we should do or how we should get there”)? You ask a good question that applies to Christians in all spheres of influence. Let’s first look at the idea of confidence, then how it relates to serving with humility those you manage. Confidence Misplaced I want…

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Help! I Resent My Husband’s Long Work Hours – Christian Article

My husband works long hours and travels a lot. I want to cheerfully support the work God has called him to, but I’m growing resentful. How can I think about this in a better way? Oh, sister, I see you. For a brief season of my life, my husband had a job that, while satisfying, required long work hours and lots of travel. I too battled resentment. It crept into my heart like weeds in a garden and threatened to…

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What if I Enjoy Work More Than My Family? – Christian Article

I recently had a young man reach out to me with an honest question. These words might sound alarming coming from a dad, but at their core is a secret struggle some men really battle. Is it okay if I find more enjoyment and satisfaction in my job than with my family? I discovered that he was a software engineer who works out of his home. He has two little ones and is in the early stages of parenting. I…

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Is Buying Stuff the Best Way to Help the Poor? – Christian Article

According to what I’ve heard, improving a country’s GDP is more important than any form of aid. Does that mean that, in order to most obey Jesus’s commands to love the poor, I should buy products and services—particularly those produced by the less advantaged? Let’s say, for example, that I have $100 and I live in the Middle East. What is more helpful—to give the $100 to a charity that helps refugees in my country or to take that $100 to…

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