Alex Chediak (Ph.D., Univ. of California, Berkeley) is a professor of physics and engineering at California Baptist University. From 2005-2007 he was an apprentice at The Bethlehem Institute under the leadership of pastors John Piper and Tom Steller. He is the author of the CBA best-seller Thriving at College: Make Great Friends, Keep Your Faith, and Get Ready for the Real World! (Tyndale House, 2011). His work has appeared in Christianity Today, Boundless, Tabletalk and Modern Reformation. He’s been a guest on Focus on the Family and Family LifeToday. Alex resides in Riverside, Calif., with his wife and children.
How should post-college Christians respond to desires or opportunities to switch jobs or careers? Here are four principles to guide you in making this decision.
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Help for figuring out if graduate school would help you better pursue God's calling on your life
How to find what excites you, will qualify you for a job, and uses your gifts and talents
How your current circumstances can be the training ground for future successes
Work and recreation matter to God
Overcoming sexual guilt and avoiding infidelity in your new marriage
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For many men, getting married is viewed as the end of a process. Nope. It's only the beginning.
In this excerpt from With One Voice, author Alex Chediak explores common distortions of masculinity and femininity.
Don't sacrifice integrity just to get a good deal.
Choosing an occupation can be dizzying. Doesn't have to be that way.
Exaggerations and over-commitments seem fairly benign. They're not.
Are you recreating, or merely entertaining yourself?
Pursue winning, but Christianly.
It's time to grow up.
For most men, a godly wife will bring blessings that nothing else can.
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