How This Corporate Chaplain Brings Hope to the Workplace

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Work isn’t always easy. Sometimes it is frustrating, exhausting, stress-filled and unfulfilling. Other times, work is made more difficult because of tense workplace relationships or home burdens that employees bring into the workplace with them.

That’s where Paul Martin comes in. Paul is a workplace chaplain with Corporate Chaplains of America, and he goes into workplaces to bring gospel hope and life to workers. We had the privilege to talk with him about what he does and why it matters. Here’s our conversation. …Read More.

Singleness During the Season of Christmas: Intentionally Engaging Others

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The holidays usually mean a myriad of emotions for single Christians. Some singles look forward to this time because of the opportunity to be a part of all the festivities or because it means a trip home to welcoming arms and nostalgic Christmas traditions. But for other singles, the holidays can be a stinging reminder of what they don’t have- a family waiting for them to come home, a significant other playing in the snow with them, children expectantly setting up cookies and milk for Santa. For these singles, the Christmas season can accentuate unmet desires and initiate the ache of loneliness, the sting of envy, and the choking hold of bitterness. …Read More.

Why Christians Should Care About the Opioid Epidemic

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The opioid epidemic may sound like an abstract or irrelevant topic to you. It’s something you hear on the evening news, but you never think deeply about it.

But I’ve seen the effects of drug addiction first-hand. In addition to studying counseling at Southeastern Seminary, I also serve as a registered nurse. And I have seen how opioid addiction impacts real people’s lives in devastating and destructive ways. …Read More.

Reader’s Choice 2017: Enter for a Chance to Win 5 FREE Books

Intersect has published hundreds of informative articles in 2017, tackling everything from gender identity and adoption to socialism and gun control. We’re having a hard time picking our favorite articles, and we need your help. Nominate an article for our second-annual Reader’s Choice Awards, and you could win up to 5 FREE books that we’ll ship to your home — no questions asked.* Hurry! The contest ends at midnight on Friday, Dec. 15. …Read More.

Intersect has published hundreds of informative articles in 2017, tackling everything from gender identity and adoption to socialism and gun control. We’re having a hard time picking our favorite articles, and we need your help.

Nominate an article for our second-annual Reader’s Choice Awards, and you could win up to 5 FREE books that we’ll ship to your home — no questions asked.*

Hurry! The contest ends at midnight on Friday, Dec. 15. …Read More.

Reflections from the Middle East Team

This Thanksgiving holiday, a team of 5 students, led by Dr. Mathias, spent their break in the Middle East sharing the gospel to those who have never heard it. The trip, taking place November 17-25, was an eye-opening experience for the team to the reality of the lostness over there and the importance of missions, evangelism, and prayer for Middle Eastern people groups. Here are some thoughts and takeaways from several team members as they reflect back on the trip. …Read More.