Faith Over Fear

Faith Over Fear

Jennifer Slattery, Jodie Bailey, Ava Pennington and Kimi Miller

The Courage to Embrace Career Risk – Ep. 108

June 14, 2022   ●   29 min

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It can take a lifetime to discern the best career option for our lives. We all want to feel fulfilled, experience joy, and know that we're able to use our gifts and skills to their full capacity. Humans also have a God-created desire for significance and achievement. When we feel a divine nudge to step forward and to take on new roles or responsibility, many of us wrestle with conflicting emotions. What if we take that step forward and irritate our boss? What if we leave our current employment to work fro another company and regret our decision? What if we're unable to pay our bills? And perhaps worse, what if we remain so paralyzed in fear that we never discover our true potential? In this episode, Career Coach Mary Guirovich shares her story of pursuing then landing her dream job and what God showed her in the process.

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Group Discussion Questions:
1. What resonated with your most in today's podcast?
2. How satisfied are you with your career?
3. What scenario best fits your circumstances: you feel stuck in your current career, you sense God leading you in a different direction, or you are trying to discern if and where He might be leading you? Explain.
4. How easily do you recognize your worth in Christ and to Christ?
5. How might growing in your identity in Christ give you the courage to take healthy career risks?
6. How has worldly ideas regarding your worth and significance impacted your goals?
7. When has God used a seemingly mudrance period to prepare you for a later assignment or role?
8. How easily or often do you connect with and rely on the Holy Spirit throughout the day?
9. How might increasing your reliance on the Holy Spirit impact your work, goals, and progress?
10. What is one step God is asking you to take this week?
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