If your job is all about trading time for money, or maybe it's about prestige, social status, a title, or climbing the company ladder, as a Christian, you're missing the proverbial boat.
Jesus said He came as an example. Scripture reveals He and His disciples rubbed shoulders with others in the marketplace, just as you do. What an opportunity to be an encourager, to lend a hand, to introduce your fellow man to the One who dwells within you! Yet, day in and day out, the clock ticks by until another week is over.
When retirement comes, will you say you used your workplace ministry opportunity wisely (you call it your 'job')? Why else do you believe God opened the door there in the first place?
So you could buy more stuff?
So you could become salesman of the year?
Buy a bigger house?
There are two issues that ALL Christians must address:
1)Most of us do not feel adequately trained for workplace ministry by our spiritual leaders. In fact, we've resigned ourselves to allowing the “professionals” to do the ministry while we support them by dropping money in the plate.
2)Most ministers feel there's a sacred/secular divide; if it's spiritual, it should take place in THEIR sanctuary.
God has given me a ministry called “The Church @ Work” through which I serve secular businesses as a Workplace Chaplain. I'm offering churches of ALL denominations an enlightening, interactive presentation called “The Faith @ Work Movement in Light of the Kingdom of God.” Here are a few comments regarding this ministry...
“Pastors, you need men who will LEAD the charge...I needed at MASTER SERGEANT to rally the troops to action. Michael powerfully supported my message...with an emphasis on the workplace. As a "Workplace Chaplain" he lives this message! I could not have found a better man for the moment...under the guidance of the Holy Spirit Michael Tummillo delivers! The passion, the revelation, the inspiration and the impartation are all there. If you need a man to cut through the religiosity and drive home the essential truth that we should ALL be about the Father's business, Michael Tummillo is second to none.”
- Pastor Gil Delaney
Equippers Outreach Fellowship, Weimar Texas
Author: “Stop the Church, I Want to get Off”
“I really enjoy the way you empower the body of Christ to be ‘Jesus with skin on’ to the people around them. You are just so natural and comfortable with the fact that God will work through...those you are encouraging to minister to the folks in their everyday lives. You definitely know how to take the pressure off. “
- Dean Krosecz
“The Workplace! It is ‘THE Place’ for so much of what God is currently doing through His people…Michael is helping to spearhead this through his ministry. Get involved and make your place of work an outpost of the Kingdom of God.”
“I am excited with you when I read of the progress of The Church @ Work! Wow! The time is coming when you will have helped hundreds of Workplace Chaplains into this exciting ministry!
God bless you and I bless you!!!!”
-Robert Fitts, Speaker/Author of
“The Church in the House: A Return to Simplicity”
“You have a noble and great work my brother!”
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Excellent article. Perhaps the larger part of body of Christ are not in a position of leadership as we understand it. However, Jesus said we would 'BE HIS WITNESSES' and that is who and what we are no matter where we are. We are HIS hands extended on this earth. Thank you for sharing this and keep up the good work. GOD BLESS YOU