What is Kingdom Work?


Kingdom Impact in the Workplace: Coming Alongside Co-Workers

By Dean Ridings, Navigator Church Ministries

Rob asked God how He might use a man like him to put into practice what he’d been learning from a Bible study on discipleship called The Ways of the Alongsider, which we were processing with a church leadership team. Rob wanted to make a Kingdom difference in his world. The Lord focused his attention on the military environment where he worked.

I asked him, “What would it look like?”

“Leadership training,” that’s the initiative Rob told me he had on his heart to launch during off hours. “I’ll take them through a series of discipleship exercises.”

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God Lifted My Discouragement

By Taylor Foxx, Les Navigateurs, France

As an American serving with The Navigators in France, I am frequently asked about my work—I engage university students in Bible discussions. Usually my “job” doesn’t make sense to people and at times I get discouraged.

On a recent visit to Finland, I went to a well-known church in Helsinki that holds a service called “Thomasmesse.” It’s a service for those who are doubting or discouraged—like Thomas the disciple.

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A Disciple’s Vision: Jesus’ Followers See the World Through His Eyes

By Jim Petersen

One day, as Jesus was going about His usual business of traveling from town to town, He stopped and called something to the attention of His disciples. They were in the midst of a crowd, yet the disciples were apparently oblivious to the people around them, like we are when we’re in a crowded mall.

Jesus, however, saw the people. He saw them as “harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd” (Matthew 9:36). He saw their frustration, anger, and sorrow. He saw that they were busy going nowhere in particular. I can imagine Him saying to His unseeing disciples, “Look at that woman over there. See her face? What do you suppose life is like for her?”

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About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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