Leaders Use Their Voice to Effect Change

As I’ve sat in my office the past couple of weeks, I found it challenging to concentrate on my work. My thoughts drifted to the tragic death of George Floyd.

You are Created for Good Works

Annually, the Crossroads Career Board of Directors gather together at a retreat to pray, fellowship, and strategically plan for the upcoming year. In 2019, we met in Minnesota to do precisely that…

Anger: One Letter Short of Danger

  When you see red, it is an alarm that “Danger Is Ahead!” Everyone feels angry sometimes. It is what you do with your anger that counts. Use these steps below to help you forgive yourself and others, let go of your anger and put the past behind you. Describe the offense and how you feel about it. List everyone …

Used, Abused, Refused?

  I can remember all too well when my boss lost his temper, yelled and said: “How can you be so stupid?” Actually I was wondering the same thing. I messed up. The project I had been given had not gone as we all hoped, taking more time and money than planned. I had done my best, but it wasn’t …

Being Thankful in Your Job Search

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A guest post from Crossroads Career ministry leader Harry Urschel of The Wise Job Search. What? Many of you read this and think that’s nuts… right? Being thankful in the process of having to look for a new source of income for your family? Being thankful while hoping that your career progression hasn’t been set back years? Being thankful while …

How to Thrive at Work

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One of our Crossroads Career partner church pastors – Derwin Gray of Transformation Church near Charlotte, NC – spoke passionately about the purpose of work – not just to survive but to thrive. Here are a few thoughts from his sermon. Even better, watch the sermon yourself and follow along with the sermon outline. Of the country’s 100 million plus …

Are You Getting Weary?

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A guest post from another one of our Crossroads Career ministry leaders: Harry Urschel of The Wise Job Search For many people, their job search has gone on for a long time. Much longer than expected, and longer than their emotions, relationships, and finances seem to be able to bear. An extended job search can be trying and make even …

Glad or Bad Mood at Work?

Your Mood – How Bad Is It? According to the National Institute of Mental Health and WEBMD, each year 9.5% of American adults experience mood disorders including depression. The good news is that you can learn how to make your moods better and avoid the worst. Take this quick quiz about Myths and Facts About Your Moods.   Win the Battle Between …

Declare Your Freedom

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  As millions of Americans celebrate Independence Day, most of us are in bondage to our financial situations. Are you among them? I owe. I owe. It’s off to work I go. Sound familiar? Are you living paycheck to paycheck? Fearful that you will run out of money before the end of the month?  Spending more than you make? Living off …

Are You A-A-A-ANXIOUS?

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The first Bible verse I ever memorized was just before making a sales call… Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God, and His peace that surpasses all understanding will guard your heart and mind in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 I did not make the sale, but …