Family & Work Collide


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Family & Work Collide

  1. 1. Calgary METRO Filipino SDA Church Sabbath, August 21 st , 2010 Christian Family
  2. 2. & When Work Family Collide
  3. 3. 2 Major Aspect of Life Work Family vs.
  4. 4. Responsibilities Career Goals Aspiration Bills to Pay? Kids to Raise? Family members to help back home?
  5. 5.   26 Then God said, “Let us make human beings [ b ] in our image, to be like us.   28 Then God blessed them and said, “Be fruitful and multiply. Fill the earth and govern it. Reign over the fish in the sea, the birds in the sky, and all the animals that scurry along the ground.” Genesis 1: 26 & 28 (NLT)
  6. 6. 2 Major Aspect of Life Work Family vs.
  7. 7. Video Clip Presentation Indra Nooyi Chairman & CEO
  8. 8. Babylonia Jerusalem Babylon
  9. 9. Daniel 1:8a (NLT) But Daniel made up his mind not to defile himself by eating the food and wine given to them by the king…
  10. 10. Make Up Your Mind 1 God
  11. 11. 16 th Century Spanish conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec Empire (modern day Mexico) Hernando Cortez
  12. 12. Motivation  "Burning Your Bridges To The Past"
  13. 13. Daniel 1:8b (NLT) … and he asked the chief of staff for permission not to eat these unacceptable foods.
  14. 14. Ask, don’t Demand 2 God
  16. 16. Listen and Offer Solutions 3 God
  17. 17. 10 But the chief of staff responded, “I am afraid of my lord the king, who has ordered that you eat this food and wine. If you become pale and thin compared to the other youths your age, I am afraid the king will have me beheaded.” Daniel 1:10 (NLT)
  18. 18. 12 “Please test us for ten days on a diet of vegetables and water,” Daniel said. “At the end of the ten days, see how we look compared to the other young men who are eating the king’s food. Then make your decision in light of what you see.” Daniel 1:12 - 13 (NLT)
  19. 19. “… Cheating at work isn’t really cheating at all. It’s merely testing to see how well the requirements of your job can be met under a different arrangement.”
  20. 20. Watch for God to Intervene 4 God
  21. 21. Daniel 1:9 (NLT) Now God had given the chief of staff both respect and affection for Daniel.
  22. 22. God gave these four young men an unusual aptitude for understanding every aspect of literature and wisdom. And God gave Daniel the special ability to interpret the meanings of visions and dreams. Daniel 1:17 (NLT)
  23. 23. “ God honours those who honour Him. Honour Him at home and experience His blessing there. Honour Him in the marketplace and look for Him to show up there as well… He is as capable of intervening in your office on Monday afternoon as He is in your church on Sabbath morning.”
  24. 24. Be Prepared to Walk Away 5 God
  25. 25. “ Remember that making your family your priority is not just a good idea, it’s a God idea.
  26. 26. "We put career, money and pleasure all ahead of family (God) . The irony is, if we put family (God) first, the rest tend to follow a lot more readily."      ~Harvey Mackay
  27. 27. Matthew 6:33 (NLT) “ Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.”
  28. 28. & When Work God Collide