It was the early 90’s and I was a 20 something trying to figure what to do with my life and how my chosen endeavor might make a difference in the world. I’m not sure the dilemma was exclusive to me as many of my peers were also Christians trying to figure out how their … Read More
Several years ago, I helped design an academic study of Christians who held positions of significant leadership in the marketplace. My team and I joined forces with a major university to learn about the lifestyle, beliefs, and work of over seventy leaders. Much of what we discovered through our research was predictable. But one of … Read More
Written by Andy Crouch. Originally published by Christianity Today. This Sunday, thousands of pastors will prepare for worship. Some of them will wear distinctive clothing—the albs and stoles of liturgical churches echo ancient priestly garments. But many more pastors will wear nothing that marks them out as different from their congregations. Walk into many of … Read More
Originally published by FULLER Studio. “Vocations are not just the domain of monasteries and priesthoods, but of marketplace, homes, and professions. Since the call of Jesus is first and foremost to discipleship, none are excluded.” + Tod Bolsinger, in his guest-edited FULLER magazine on vocation. This generous view of vocation is part of the Fuller “DNA” … Read More
Written by Amy Sherman and published by Made to Flourish. “What am I supposed to do when I graduate?” Recently on a college campus, I heard again that plaintive, perennial cry. Vocational discernment is no easy matter and many 20-somethings feel real angst. If only I could offer definitive guidance! But of course I can’t. … Read More
Written by David Brooks and Arthur Brooks and originally published by The Atlantic. Several years ago, Gallup asked people in 142 countries to respond to a series of statements designed to measure employee engagement—involving matters like their job satisfaction, whether they felt their work was important, and whether they had opportunities in the workplace to … Read More
Navigating the Challenges of Career, Motherhood and Identity from Denver Institute on Vimeo.
Originally published by the Theology of Work Project. The proverbs do not stop with commending generosity but go further to claim that caring for the poor is a matter of justice. First, the proverbs recognize that people are often poor because the rich and powerful defraud or oppress them. Or, if they were already poor, they … Read More