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Author: Russell GehrleinRuss Gehrlein is the author of Immanuel Labor – God’s Presence in our Profession: A Biblical, Theological, and Practical Approach to the Doctrine of Work (Westbow Press, 2018). Russ is a former youth pastor, junior/senior high school math/science teacher, and a retired U.S. Army Master Sergeant. He is currently a civilian working for the Department of the Army at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He received a bachelor of science in mathematics from Colorado State University and a master of arts in biblical studies from Cornerstone University/Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. Russ is a husband of 40 years, father of three adult children, and grandfather of four. Read more of his work at regehrlein.wordpress.com.

  • At Work
Letting God Help You Find A Rewarding Career

By: Russell Gehrlein

6 minute read

Editor’s Note: Russell Gehrlein was a guest on the radio program, Community Bridge, a Family Radio Network program and podcast…

  • At Work

On the way to work one morning recently, I heard Dave Willis, a guest on the Focus on the Family…

  • At Work
How Veterans’ Service Matters to God

By: Russell Gehrlein

7 minute read

There are 17 million veterans in this country. Some of them (like me) made a career out of it and…

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  • Theology 101

Several months ago, I wrote a two-part reflection on how I have experienced God’s presence while serving as a soldier…

  • Theology 101
God Covers Our Sin with Paint that Matches

By: Russell Gehrlein

4 minute read

I had to do some touch up painting on the exterior siding of our house since we had some planks…

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  • Theology 101

I met Christ in December of my senior year in high school, so I was just a baby Christian when…

  • At Work
Reflecting on Work While Picking Blueberries

By: Russell Gehrlein

7 minute read

I had a great time picking blueberries one Saturday morning at a U-pick farm south of town that opens for a few weeks in June. It…

  • Public Square
  • Theology 101
Who Protects Those Who Work to Protect Us?

By: Russell Gehrlein

4 minute read

As we celebrate Memorial Day, I am proud to have served in the U.S. Army, especially now. Lately, I have…

  • At Work

“Honey, I’ll be glad to stop by the store on the way home from work and pick that up for…

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Reflections on the Pandemic’s Impact on Work

By: Russell Gehrlein

6 minute read

“This is not business as usual.” These wise words came from my boss’ boss at a meeting of key staff…