Each month, the Flame Newsletter provides weekly reflections, insights through testimony, and stories on living a life of faith in the workplace. It is filled with firsthand, practical stories about and from our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ.
May: Fostering a Kingdom Culture
DKY is a marketing agency that is intentional about Fostering the Kingdom Culture as they work together. Partners and employees share their perspectives based on focusing on the fruit of the Spirit. In addition, this issue also explores connecting God and work, as well as another writer, wondering like the young man, “what do I lack” in his company.Download PDF »
April: Encouraging One Another
Writers share stories and insight into the key role that encouragement plays in enabling them to persevere in being Christ in their workplaces. A South Bend Small Group shares what makes it work well and our president shares about his first Challenge Weekend experience.Download PDF »
March: Avoiding the Spirit of the World
The March issue explores our call to avoid the spirit of the world by being poor in spirit. Writers of our reflections emphasize the offensive nature of this call by sharing experiences on the simple life, a new heart, being a coworker with Christ and answering two key questions. The issue includes news on 2022 priorities and activities within the WorkLight community.Download PDF »
February: Good and Faithful Stewards
February’s issue underscores our call to be “Good and Faithful Stewards”. A business owner’s injury opens the door for employees to be more engaged. Reflection writers share about being steadfast during times of spiritual dryness, showing gratitude for God’s creation, letting experience create new talents, and stewardship with Moxie. A business owner fosters creativity during the pandemic shutdown.Download PDF »
January: Finding God’s Purpose at Work
January’s issue explores “Finding God’s Purpose at Work”. A Challenge Weekend inspires a lawyer to keep on working. Reflections share about supporting each other in tough times, others find meaning and purpose in a distinctive work culture, taking advantage of new opportunities, and learning to make every encounter count.Download PDF »
December: Radiating Christ
December 2021 examines the theme Radiating Christ. When a young family member suddenly becomes paralyzed, sisters realize God has been preparing them for decades to care for her. A contributor shares the power of presence and prayers in disasters, another tells the impact of a translator’s love and compassion during chemotherapy, a transportation manager learns a lesson when a determined driver comes to his aid, and another shares how coworkers band together to bring out the best during the COVID crisis.Download PDF »
November: Fostering a Culture of Generosity
In the November 2021 issue we examine Fostering a Culture of Generosity. An owner of an agency specializing in insights and strategy reveals his pride in his team for remaining close throughout the pandemic and how God guided him to release control rather than micromanage his team. A contributor shares how during a time of unemployment, she followed the encouragement of the Holy Spirit to be more generous with her time, talent, and treasure.Download PDF »
October: Serving Others
In the October 2021 issue we examine Serving Others. Helping with his son’s condo conversion, one writer shares how at the start of the project he experienced frustration with store inventory and staff. When he prayed to see the employees through the Lord’s eyes, his whole attitude adjusted to one of patience and acceptance. A doula finds that when caring for new mothers and their babies it helps to keep her heart and mind open for the Lord to show her the way. A Sunday afternoon encounter with a sweet soul in a park gave one overworked couple just the refreshment they needed. Addressing technology issues with an elderly client, a mental health therapist discovered that comfort can come in unexpected ways.Download PDF »
September: Humility at Work
In the September 2021 issue, we examine Humility at Work. Living the axiom that it’s better to give than to receive, a company owner describes how his firm embraced a tradition of empowering team members with donations to give to others. One writer shares how she responded to the call to be a caregiver to help friends and their families cope during times of serious illness. A former teacher describes how she placed her trust in the Lord by following her chosen career path and how she landed a job in her field despite daunting odds. We also visit the gift of the Beatitudes in the way Christ preached them versus a self-centered interpretation that often plays out in a fallen world.Download PDF »
August: Overcoming Jealousy & Envy
In the August 2021 issue, we examine Overcoming Envy and Jealousy. One writer shares how she learned the value of turning away from envy to celebrating other’s wins and accomplishments. Another contributor describes how his relationship with Christ led him to exchange past pain for God’s peace. A new manager shares a confrontation with jealousy in the workplace and how prayer helped her to engage her coworker and develop a friendship. And a Minnesota judge shares that prior to every case, he prays for both the accused and the victim and calls upon the Holy Spirit to guide his listening and decision-making.Download PDF »
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Every month, the Flame Newsletter provides weekly reflections, insights through testimonies, stories and reflections on living a life of faith in the workplace. It is filled with firsthand, practical stories about and from our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ. It also provides updates, news and future events happening at WorkLight.