Being a workplace Red Letter Believer isn’t always about the proclamation. We have all seen the those who stand on the pedestal and shout their faith without any regard to how their actions relate. How many of these vocal beleivers have poor workplace habits, shaky ethics, and worldly behavior. For some, it does a disservice to our Lord to be a proclaimer. They should first be seen, and then be heard.
A friend of mine wrote me today about the intersection of his workplace and his faith.
One of his extra duties is to publish a newsletter for the several hundred people at his plant. He says this “I’m sure you understand that I have to be careful about what I say and don’t say directly in the paper…but, I always find ways to at least point in the direction I’m alluding to—–upward to the Glory of God and Christ.”
And from what I know, he does. He is not one of these silent witnesses that could be mistaken for just another ‘nice guy.’ His faith has transformed the way he works — not just what he says.There is a key difference. He continues, “My life would be absolutely and totally empty without Jesus…it took me a few years to realize this and God allowed me a lot of grace until I finally came to this point in my life—but, now I understand it in my heart. “
That’s what being a workplace Red Letter Believer is all about. Letting God change your heart first, then your mind, and then your body. The workplace desperately needs people who are transformed — totally and thoroughly.
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