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Faith Blog

Chris Heinz

Chris Heinz writes and speaks on employee engagement, self-awareness, and coaching. He's the Chief Human Resources Officer for EnergyCAP, Inc., where he increased engagement by 52%. Chris holds coaching certifications from Gallup and the International Coach Federation, and is a Learning Partner with Penn State. Chris' writing has been featured as "Best of the Week" by "Human Resources Today." He’s also the author of the “Made To Pray” book and prayer assessment, which helps people find their prayer strengths. Chris lives with his wife and three children in central PA. He blogs from www.ChrisHeinz.com.
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95 Outcomes of Christian Coaching

Oct 31, 2017 7:41:04 AM / by Chris Heinz

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On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenburg, Germany. This signaled the start of what became the Protestant Reformation, which restored the truth of salvation by faith in Christ Jesus alone. Before then, there was an emphasis on good works as an attempt to earn salvation.

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Faith Friday: Does Engagement Apply To Churches?

Sep 8, 2017 10:12:03 AM / by Chris Heinz

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Note: By request of our blog readers, on Friday we answer reader-submitted questions from a faith perspective. If you’re not interested, no worries, just skip the post. To submit a question, you can post a comment or contact me.

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Faith Friday: How Do I Know What My Calling Is?

Sep 1, 2017 9:20:22 AM / by Chris Heinz

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Note: By request of our blog readers, on Friday we answer reader-submitted questions from a faith perspective. If you’re not interested, no worries, just skip the post. To submit a question, you can post a comment or contact me.

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Faith Friday: Is My Job The Same As My Calling?

Aug 25, 2017 10:15:52 AM / by Chris Heinz

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Note: By request of our blog readers, we're going to answer reader-submitted questions related to our blog from a faith perspective. We do this on Friday's. If you're not interested, no worries, just skip the post. To submit a question, you can post a comment or contact me.

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Personal Announcement

Aug 31, 2016 6:56:23 PM / by Chris Heinz

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Six months ago in a blog post, I signaled that a change was coming. I didn’t know how it would play out, but I sensed there was a journey to take. I wanted to understand more about my life mission, so I wrote:

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Five Disruptive Books on Life Mission

Aug 1, 2016 9:35:01 AM / by Chris Heinz

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Lately I’ve been thinking about the topic of life mission. Maybe because I’m a few years from turning 40 or because our family has stabilized after adoptions or because a mentor keeps bringing this issue up. Or maybe because of all three.

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Have You Forgotten Your WHYs?

Jun 23, 2016 9:42:18 AM / by Chris Heinz

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Sometimes when we do something for a while, we forget WHY we do it. Anything can go like this—WHY do we eat dinner as a family every night?, WHY do we clean out the gerbil cage every week?, WHY do we go to church every weekend?

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Re-considering Jesus

Jun 16, 2016 9:54:22 AM / by Chris Heinz

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Last week I shared an eight-minute talk on my puny view of Jesus. I had come to a point when I realized I was treating him WAY TOO SMALL. How did I realize this? I was exposed to a larger view of Christ.

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My Puny View of Jesus

Jun 7, 2016 3:51:30 PM / by Chris Heinz

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Note: On April 23 I participated in a Christ Talks event, where 10 speakers shared insights on the person of Christ from their unique perspectives. You can watch the video or read the blog , which is a portion of my Christ Talk.

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Philippines 2016 Trip Report

May 30, 2016 1:45:48 AM / by Chris Heinz

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My daughter and I are back from the Philippines and here’s a report of what happened. From the outset, I need to say how thankful I am for this opportunity. Thank you to the folks who supported the trip with prayer and with finances. We could not have accomplished what we did if not for your help. So in this way, we have become partners together. Our fruit is your fruit. Our joy is your joy. Our mission has become your mission. Thank you.

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