Take a Day with God

Imagine you’ve fallen in love with someone. The most natural response is to want to spend time with him or her. Yes, you could spend your time reflecting on all the different ways you speak to each other (phone call, text message, email, letter, shouting, whispering), or ways he or she shows you affection. You can read books about dating, …

The 5 P’s of God Calling

After you start listening more carefully to the languages and voice of God, it’s time to start thinking about why or to what God is calling you. A great place to start is with this framework from one of Chip Ingram’s teachings, which describes the 5 P’s of Calling to: a Person, a Purpose, a People, a Process, and a …

Listen to God’s Whisper

When someone wants to speak to you intimately, he or she often whispers.  And when someone is whispering, you have to lean in closer to hear. God speaks to His people in many ways, but what if He is whispering to you because He wants you to draw closer to Him and listen? James 4:8 tells us, “Draw near to …

Finding Rest For Your Soul

At the beginning of 2021, I listened to The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry by John Mark Comer and have thought back to it often since then. Comer offers some simple, actionable insights on the problems with our relentless 24/7/365 culture, and how to find rest for our souls in the midst of it. No matter where you’re at in your …

Practice Makes Perfect

Every day is a chance to learn something new. This is true whether you’ve been in the same role for 20 years, started a new position last week, or are currently searching for your next job. Throughout the month of May, we are going to examine a few ways you can hone a skill, develop yourself personally and professionally, and …

To Gig, Or Not to Gig

I asked Zarir Erani, President of Allen Interactions, about the outlook for gig work from the perspective of employers. Allen Interactions works with clients to create meaningful, memorable, and motivational learning and performance experiences. Here’s what Erani had to say:  “Due to digitization and technology, the world is more closely connected. This makes it much easier for people with unique talents …

Career Preference: Is It This or That?

You’re at the optometrist. The doctor has you sitting in front of the eye chart while you look through the phoropter machine. He is switching the lenses back and forth and asking you questions like, “Which one is clearer, this one? Or that one? Lens A? Lens B?” You know that some of the lenses are the same over and …