My Five for Friday (August 7, 2020)


Wondering what Sabbath looks like during a pandemic? Need help learning how to homeschool on a budget? Or are you wrestling with how to be a servant in your workplace without being taken advantage of?


These questions and more are answered in this week’s My 5 for Friday.


1.How Can I Be a Workplace Servant But Not a Doormat? by Daniel Joonyong Lee. Lee writes on the balance of being a servant vs. being a pushover in the workplace. Lee reminds the believer that, "Christlike servant leaders are proactive rather than passive, creative rather than uninventive, and enthusiastic “cheerful givers” rather than dispassionate pawns."


2.The 6 Hidden Expenses Of Working From Home by Bob Lotich. People are still working from home with many jobs being moved to permanently remote, Lotich spells out 6 expenses that might not seem like financial drains, but actually add up over time.If you're working from home, be careful of these hidden expenses.


3.What COVID-19 Lays Bare: Implications for Women’s Work by Joanna Meyer. In her article, Meyer spells out some insights Covid has given into women in the workplace as well as the implications Covid will continue to have on women and their roles in the workforce.


4.7 Ways to Homeschool on a Budget by Kumiko Love. As most parents struggle to adapt their children's learning plans during the pandemic, many are left clueless on where to start. Love provides helpful tips on how to transition to homeschooling without completely blowing your budget.


5.Spiritual growth and rest when there is little work: what now? by Craig Sanders. Sanders highlights some cultural and practical issues believers will face when endeavoring to sabbath during the pandemic. During a time when many assume that they will have more opportunities to rest, often they are met with issues that inhibit genuine God-glorifying rest.

© 2020 Art Rainer

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