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About the conference

How God uses the daily grind to shape and refine us

After the success of Conference 2021, we’re thrilled to be bringing you Conference 2022 again fully online (and fully live). And again we’re hoping you can be part of a Watch Party near you - either in your home or local church.

Here’s what’s in store:

“I am prepared to contend that the primary location for spiritual formation is the workplace” (Eugene Peterson)

Rarely a day goes by without work having its challenges. Colleagues who test our patience. Roadblocks that frustrate our work. That awkward conversation that puts us on the spot about our Christian faith.

But what if these challenges were actually for our good? That they were a key instrument God uses to make us more like His Son.

Often we think God does His work of refining us in the church. Or maybe in our homes. Or with our families. Of course He uses all these places and people. But could it be that we’ve overlooked one of the key places He does this - our daily work.

It is during the daily grind that we are commonly challenged, stretched, and put in situations where we need to trust God. Where courage needs to be found to share our faith. Where we feel like we’re in the furnace.

Join us at Life@Work Conference 2022 as we enter the workplace furnace and discover the joy of being there, and how we might flourish in the challenges of daily work, with the hope of becoming more like our Saviour Jesus.

DELEGATE HANDBOOK

Electronic version
Printable version
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SPEAKERS

In 2022, we’re thrilled to be joined by Keynote presenters Amy Brown (CEO, Investment NSW) and Professor Nathan Grills (Public Health Physician), with Bible teaching from Rev Dr Michael Jensen and Andrew Laird. Plus we’ll be joined by other workers throughout the day from a variety of fields to help us explore how God has used the daily grind to shape and refine them. Check out our program.

HOST OR JOIN A WATCH PARTY

Don’t miss out on one of the things that makes Life@Work Conference great - connecting with others! Either host your own, or join a Watch Party, either in a home or a local church - there is a ticket discount if you do!

More details about hosting or joining a Watch Party can be found here.
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WHAT’S INCLUDED IN YOUR REGISTRATION

All delegates (whether a Watch Party host, Watch party attendee, or an individual) need to purchase an individual ticket. Each ticket provides you with an exclusive link to the conference stream, e-resources to download and use on the day and after the event, PLUS a copy of Michael Jensen's book Between Tick and Tock, mailed direct to you! Ticket prices are:

$25 Early Bird (up to 30 November)
$30 Watch Party host/attendee
$35 Individual ticket

Ready to register? Simply go HERE! (TICKETS ON SALE OCTOBER 26).

PLEASE NOTE: All delegates must purchase their own ticket. This is to ensure that we can personally send your book to you, PLUS should COVID restrictions impact your Watch Party at the last minute we can ensure all delegates have the exclusive streaming link so that no one misses out.
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PROGRAM

Here is our program for the day. We want you to make the most of the one hour break in between sessions so we’re not planning anything for that hour - rather, enjoy it with others and share some food together!

Session 1 Session 2
11am-1pm (NSW, VIC, ACT, TAS)
10:30am-12:30pm (SA)
10am-12pm (QLD)
8-10am (WA)
2-4pm (NSW, VIC, ACT, TAS)
1:30-3:30pm (SA)
1-3pm (QLD)
11am-1pm (WA)
Rev Dr Michael Jensen
Professor Nathan Grills
Q&A with Michael and Nathan
PLUS "Flourishing in the Furnace" stories from three workers
Andrew Laird
Amy Brown
Q&A with Amy and Andrew
PLUS "Flourishing in the Furnace" stories from three workers
ONE HOUR BREAK

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