Purpose Career Workshop Event

Join the GFC Purpose Career Team to Find Your New Career this weekend!

Find your purpose while meeting your career and job search needs during this half-day workshop!

Topics include discovering your God-given talents, networking, resumes, interviewing, evaluating offers and much, much more. Biblical teaching, exercises & devotionals help you hear and follow God’s calling.

Cost is $40.00 per person


Date: July 30, 2016
Time: 07:30 am - 12:30 pm
Event: Find Your New Career 1/2 Day Workshop
Topic: Find Your New Career
Venue: Grace Family Church
Location: 5101 Van Dyke Road
Lutz, FL 33558
Registration: Click here to register.

How to Build Brand Loyalty Through Stewardship

Change the Priority, Change the Results


We have great ones, good ones and some that could use some improvement.

I am not talking about our relationships with a boss, spouse, co-worker or sibling, I am talking about the relationships we have with our weekly stops at our shops during our week.

[Photo by Clem Onojeghuo | instagram @clemono2]

We love our grocery store because everyone knows our name, yet our coffee shop is driving us mad because they can’t seem to brew our favorite beverage fast enough (especially when the person in front of you ordered a drink with the cocoa swirl and cherry on top).

What separates the good from the not so good? What helps to build brand loyalty that lasts?

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Leadership lunches are a great time to connect the leaders in your organization.

While I don’t have a specific agenda each time I go to eat with a leader, there are a few questions I ask (these may differ depending on your organization):

  1. How are you doing in your relationship with Jesus?
  2. What are some of the victories you are experiencing in life right now?
  3. What are some challenges that you are experiencing?
  4. How can I pray for you?

Not every lunch happens like this nor is it not a good use of time if we don’t discuss all of these.  It simply serves as a framework to grow deeper in my relationship with my leadership team, both as individuals in and outside of the organization.

Question: What kind of questions do you think would be good to ask of a ministry leader during a leadership lunch? You can leave a comment by clicking here.

What Does Productivity Mean to You?

Understanding Productivity vs Effectiveness

This is a guest post from Nick Snapp.  He’s a friend of mine who is a follower of Christ, husband to his wife, Nazach and a proud parent to his 2 (about to be 3) kiddos. Nick helps people use productivity as a tool for exploring purpose! You can follow Nick on Twitter, Facebook and Podcast.

Productivity is a funny thing.

I haven’t found a consistent definition of what it means to “be productive.” In fact, before a recent talk I gave at the University of South Florida, I surveyed 44 college students asking them what being productive meant to them. I received 44 different answers!

Here’s a few:

  • “Making the most of your time.”
  • “Working efficiently.”
  • “Having a list of items to complete, and completing them in a timely manner.”
  • “Getting a ton of stuff done in less time so you have more time to do stuff that’s important to you.”
  • “Utilizing every hour of the day to get something accomplished.”
  • “Doing things that I don’t want to do, but did anyway.”

I love the last one.

It’s no wonder we’re all talking about how to be more productive, yet still confused about what the concept even means!

How can we be or do more of something if we aren’t able to define what it is we’re trying to do?

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CAREER Workshop Event

Whether unemployed, underemployed, employed but missing satisfaction and fulfillment in your work, or, interested in volunteer opportunities, you will benefit from this half-day workshop.

Biblical teaching, exercises and devotionals help you hear and follow God’s calling. 

Topics include discovering your God-given talents, networking, resumes, interviewing, volunteering, evaluating offers and much, much more..

Workbook, continental breakfast and snacks are included!

Date: July 18, 2015
Time: 07:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Career Exploration Expo to follow)
Event: Career Workshop: Finding Your New Career
Topic: Based on the Crossroads Career Curriculum
Sponsor: GFC Purpose Career Ministry
Venue: Grace Family Church - Waters Ave. Campus
Location: 5100 W. Waters Avenue
Tampa, FL 33634
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.