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Here’s a reliable way to deal with the anxiety, stress of the Coronavirus or any worry, and live with greater peace… By Marilyn Adamson   For many, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has escalated to an alarming concern. The outbreak continues to add new countries, new deaths to its list. However, you might feel anxiety over some other threat. Daily we are confronted with all sorts of reasons to feel stressed. The...
What happens when desires go unfulfilled? Morgan has had the desire to get married since college. Rather than stay distant from God in her wanting, though, she stepped into leadership within the young adult ministry at her church. This real-life story was originally featured in the series Teach Us to Want with Jen Pollock Michel. Sign up for our CoPassion Channel at Rightnow Media
Fulfillment You can find fulfillment by living into who God created you to be Hugh Whelchel July 2, 2015   You wake up in the morning hoping your actions will have purpose. You want the work you do during the day to be affirmed, to be directed towards a meaningful end, and to have an impact on the lives of those around you. You want to lie down at night and feel satisfied, content that the work you did was your...
What am I supposed to do with my life? That’s the ubiquitous question young Christians are asking today. But even as recently as ten years ago, the question was, “What do I want to do with my life?”   Millennials thought that was too selfish. We want more than ever to be caught up in something bigger than ourselves. To be drawn into a Missio Dei , a grand calling from God.   So with just a slight...
Social Media Intern Job Description Updated: 5/1/2019 At CoPassion we believe we can minister to the next generation by hiring for a higher purpose. We have a simple three step process: pray, prepare and place. We need the right heart for ministry, the right work to be done and best practices to hire the right talent. Taking the time with your team to write a clear and concise job description i.e. "prepare" is a critical step to attract...
Solomon, David’s son and the third king of Israel, was known for being richer and wiser than any other king in history. The story of how he came to be so wise is repeated in every generation. Solomon had a dream in which the Lord appeared to him and asked “What would you like me to give you?” He said, “Give me the wisdom I need to rule your people with justice and to know the difference between good and...
CoPassion cofounders and C12 Members Ray and Melissa Strickland illustrate the marketplace opportunity to minister to the next generation.
How to Be Confident You Are Worth More Than Your Work Samantha Barnes  6 Minute Read   How would you react if I told you your employee performance review was emailed to your friends and family? Would you be glad, knowing they’d be impressed? Or would you freak out and worry that they’d never look at you the same way again? Your response is one indicator of how much your work...
The Word Hand illustration is a simple way to break down five methods of taking in God’s Word: hearing, reading, studying, memorizing, and meditating. Diagram and supporting verses are included in this easy communication tool. As a “lamp unto [our] feet and a light unto [our] path ( Psalm 119:105 ), the Word of God is more than simply a set of guidelines or recommendations. It gives us the foundation for how we live, move, and...
Are you worshipping work? This clever illustration is a challenge not to worship our work, but to use your talents and skills in the marketplace where God called you.
By John Piper In 1997 I put a list of Bible texts together to help folks think through what job to pursue. Below I have taken that list and added comments to flesh out more specifically what I had in mind. My prayer is that these thoughts will help saturate your mind with the centrality of Christ in all of life. He made you to work. And he cares about what you do with the half of your waking life called “vocation.” He wants...
Jon wanted to go into full-time ministry but all the doors seemed to close. He got a job as an athletic trainer at a school for the deaf. Jon had no experience with sign language or the deaf culture but he loved the people right away. He built relationships and found ways to share his faith. This inspirational real-life story illustrates how God can use our gifts and strengths for His glory wherever he places us.