Fellowship Loop meets next: Wed, December 6th, 2017 – Time: Noon
From the Office of Pastor Jenkins

Thank you so much for your support and commitment to the Fellowship Loop!

You are a valued and appreciated part of our downtown community of faith.

You should know that God is doing exceptional things at Fellowship Chicago which is our sponsor.

Fellowship Loop is the downtown Chicago location of the historic Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church which is located in Chicago’s near South Side. Fellowship Loop was established to strategically and purposefully serve the downtown Chicago community.

We convene monthly at Macy’s on State Street on the 7th floor inside the Narcissus Room at 12 Noon.

We feel called to downtown Chicago and we are committed to serving you with increased excellence.

We pray that by attending this special time of prayer, blessings and the Word that you will grow and invite your friends and co-workers to grow.

We look forward to serving you!

Blessings,

Pastor Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Loop Team

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Fellowship Loop is a monthly series of informative & inspirational sessions designed to enhance your ability to successfully navigate through your professional and personal life.

The mission of Fellowship Loop is to establish God’s ideas, and impact in communities by sharing truth, encouraging growth, fostering family, and serving generously.

We also strive to provide relevant teaching, powerful encouragement and empowerment to busy executives that will equip them to engage and impact the business world.

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The Message Board

I want to keep God as the center of my work life, but I don't want to look like a 'spiritual kook'. Any suggestions?

Matthew 5:16 says, “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.”

You can bless people merely by precept and example. You can follow and practice biblical principles without being boisterous, or out of control.

Operating in love, and kindness can reflect your relationship with Jesus. Quietly offering to pray for troubled coworkers, or simply asking “How can I pray for you”, then praying to your self privately for them at a later time.

Also, quietly sharing the word through tapes, cd’s or dvd’s etc. These things can be invaluable to those around you while you remain a productive member of that company’s staff.

You can keep him at the center and be a witness at the same time. Thanks for your question.— Charles Jenkins

“God is spirit, and his worshippers must worship in spirit and in truth.”

How do you manage working in an ever-changing corporate environment and maintain your morals and values?

We live in a ever changing world. Our environments change and sometimes the particulars within them. These changes are external. But, convictions, morals, and values are internal. You can not allow the instability of the external to create instability in you. In the bible Isaiah 40:8 says, “The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of God stands forever.” We get our moral practices and value systems from a book we call the bible (theword of God). Morals and values don’t change, people and environments change. You don’t have to beat somebody else in the head with your convictions, while you don’t have to let environmental changes change you. If you would like, you can constructively with love share your morals and values as others share their’s. Some will except and some will reject. Just don’t be overwhelmed. I know it’s hard, but if you ask God for wisdom, direction, and strength, He will give it to you.Thanks for your question.— Charles Jenkins

“So is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.”

How do you deal with an irate manager?

Unfortunately, you can not control the people you work for or with.

The only person you can control is you. When you are subordinate you only have three options; bring it to the attention of the person and/or their superior, adjust yourself appropriately, or leave.

Once you know who you are dealing with, you must internally condition yourself not to take their actions or statements personally.

Tell yourself for as long as I am here, this is who I am dealing with and I must recondition me or be a miserable me.

Also, pray for your boss, give him/her ministry resources (tapes, booklets, small gifts, etc), to encourage him/her.

Proverbs 25:21-22 says, “If your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat; And if he is thirsty, give him water to drink; For so you will heap coals of fire on his head, And the Lord will reward you. Bless your boss and expect a reward.

Thanks for your question.— Charles Jenkins

“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.”

How do you stimulate morale among people?

Stimulating morale among a team is done best when interfacing with individuals.

Take time to positively celebrate your team members. Share your goals and how they are needed to accomplish them.

Show concern for their personal lives. Solicit insight even if you can not use it. Tell the individual I need you, value you, depend on you.

Tell them you appreciate them, and feed off of their energy. If you have enthusiastic individuals, you will definitely have an enthusiastic team. Thank you for your question.— Charles Jenkins

“A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.”

Frequently Asked Questions ( FAQs )

What is Fellowship Loop?
Fellowship Loop is a monthly series of informative & inspirational sessions designed to enhance your ability to successfully navigate through your professional and personal life. We also strive to provide relevant teaching, powerful encouragement and empowerment to busy executives that will equip them to engage and impact the business world.
Who is Charles Jenkins?
Trailblazer, Connector, Community Leader, Advisor, Songwriter, and Dynamic Communicator are just some of the words that describe Charles Jenkins.

With wisdom well beyond his years of life, he is respected and revered for his innovative thinking, contemporary leadership, and business savvy and holistic approach to ministry.

As pastor of the historic Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church founded by Reverend Clay Evans, Jenkins has quadrupled weekend attendance, and implemented an innumerable amount of ministries and programs that impact thousands.

Demonstrating that a strong leader must first be a humble servant, Jenkins serves on a number of corporate, educational, governmental and religious boards.

Some of which include Clear Channel Chicago Advisory Board, Advocate Health Advisory Board, The Hilliard Vocational Institute, Illinois Attorney General Advisory Board, Illinois Treasurer Advisory Board, and Daystar School Board of Directors.

Jenkins also serves as a State Commissioner on the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission working to ensure accountability to the Federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention while focusing on the needs of Illinois juvenile youth.

Why should I attend Fellowship Loop?
Fellowship Loop is the place where we ignite a passion for Christ and develop leaders to maximized living in their personal and professional lives.

We invite you to join us for one of our Fellowship Loop services where you will be inspired to gracefully endure challenging seasons, pursue personal and professional growth, accomplish attainable goals, and develop a greater sense of holistic balance.

Where is Fellowship Loop Located?
Fellowship Loop will convene at:
Macy’s on State Street: In the Narcissus Room on the 7th floor, 111 N. State Street located in the heart of downtown Chicago.

What time does Fellowship Loop meet?
All sessions will take place during the lunch hour from 12:00 noon to 1:00pm.

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