So many of our resolutions fail. There are many reasons for this including setting unrealistic goals, ignoring who you really are and trying to make too many changes (for more on this: read this Psychology Today article).
A more biblical reason is that as Christians we will tend to make much more effort when we are doing something that is for God or for others, rather than focused on ourselves. So here is a challenging new year’s resolution for 2018 for you:
How can you transform your workplace to give people the fragrance of God’s kingdom?
As Christians, God has placed many of us in strategic positions in workplaces across industries, across the country, reaching millions of people. How can we make a difference for God in those places, and among those people, the majority of whom would never come through the doorway of a church?
Here are seven ideas:
1. Pray more
2. Be hospitable
3. Promote truth
4. Make your workplace more beautiful
5. Show compassion
6. Change the cultural atmosphere
7. Do excellent work
For more details, read the article in Eternity Magazine.