Integrity Moments - Nov. 17, 2011

 

 

Compassionate Chaplains
By: Rick Boxx
November 17, 2011

Based on a 2008 survey by the Barna Group, 74% of Americans say faith is becoming more important in their lives. According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, Corporate America is picking up on this theme, and many are addressing it, by hiring workplace chaplains.

The article mentioned that Tyson Foods now employs 120 chaplains, while many other businesses outsource this service to organizations like Marketplace Chaplains and Corporate Chaplains of America. These chaplains compassionately serve many people in the workplace; guiding them through weddings, funerals, sickness, and financial challenges.

The Apostle Paul challenged us in Colossians 3:12, “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.”

Let’s applaud these loving leaders who are committing resources to minister to their staff.

To enhance your relationships at work purchase

Gary Chapman and Paul White’s new book

Contact Rick Boxx at www.integritymoments.org, and to learn more about Integrity Resource Center go to integrityresource.org.

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