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Making Time for Jesus in the Work Place

As followers of Jesus we are to make time for Him not only in our personal life but in our work place as well. So how do we make time for Jesus? Simple, we do that by being by being like Jesus.

As a Christian you are a reflection of Jesus to the unbeliever and unsaved. Who you are is who they think Jesus is. And to your brothers and sisters in Christ and the church as a whole, you are to set an example of faithful obedience. In other words, making time for your commitment to Jesus is taking time to:

  • Think before you speak. Consider the outcome of your actions before you act
  • Remember that your lifestyle and the choices you make are a reflection of your heart…your true heart.

Your commitment to Jesus is real and effective at work when you:

  • Refuse to participate in office gossip and backstabbing- Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear. ~Ephesians 4:29
  • Give your best efforts to your work- Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men. ~Colossians 3:23
  • Be above reproach. And that includes not taking office supplies because “They’ll never miss them,” or “They owe me that much”-  Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need. ~Ephesians 4:28
  • Make sure that whatever career path you choose, it will not dishonor God or cause anyone to doubt the genuineness of your proclaimed faith- So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. ~1st Corinthians 10:31

Matthew 28:19-20 says: Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

Jesus spoke these words to His disciples just before He returned to heaven. His disciples…fishermen, a tax collector, an anti-government radical, and a man who was could have been from Missouri (he had to see it to believe it). Do you notice that none of these men were training to be in the ministry before Jesus called them? That didn’t matter, though. When Jesus called they answered. They were willing to make time for Jesus while they worked.

Home Business Tips For Successful Endeavors

If you are running a home based business, you need to have a domain name and a website. Even the best websites will still look unprofessional if they are hosted on a free web-building site. Domain names are relatively cheap. Pick one that’s related to your business and you will undoubtedly see an increase in sales.

Examine all of the ways your home business appears in the marketplace and be sure you have a consistent message and presentation. Whether it is your business cards, web site or social media business page, keeping your messaging professional and synchronized helps you promote your business appropriately and clearly across multiple channels.

If you are selling products, then you will need to charge your customers the appropriate tax for their state. It is up to you to find out what the state tax is, where they are and add that amount to the cost of the item that they are buying.

When running a home business it is best to join a small business association. It is a great way to network your business as well as get tips on effective ways to manage your business. Another great aspect is that you can hear the mistakes others made and not make them yourself.

Set up online payment options if you are selling any products or services via a website. In today’s shopping environment, users want to be able to complete their entire transaction in one sitting. Even for home businesses, offering online payment options are quick and simple and improves your customer’s experience on your site.


Are you doing the most that you can do for your home business? Chances are, you can find ways to improve if you really care about your success. This article will provide expert advice on how to make the most out of your home business and insure its success.

Hire people to help you. You might imagine that because you’re a home business, you have to do everything on your own and that’s not so. There are number of places that you can find competent, inexpensive help for whatever you need done. Letting other people handle some things frees you up to focus on what you truly enjoy.

To summarize, you might need to take a good look at your home business practices and make sure that you are doing what it takes to succeed. There are always lessons to be learned and new tips to pick up on. Use the advice in this article to make your home business all that it can be.

Take the time to showcase your knowledge of your product to others. Write online articles and put your contact information in them. Search for seminars that you can participate in and think of other opportunities to become involved. The reputation of your home business will increase the more you put yourself out there.

Pay attention early on to your home office organization. In fact, map it out prior to purchasing anything for your office. If you don’t, you can easily find yourself overwhelmed with various folders, shelving units and inbox solutions that will simply slow down your work. Take the time to maximize your efficiency.