Pastor, Visit Their Workplace

February 23, 2018By Paul MatsushimaChurch & Work

by Justin Buzzard | November 15, 2017. Originally published on Made to Flourish. Being a pastor means being about relationships. My first responsibility as a pastor is to know and love God. My second is to know and love the people I pastor, encouraging them to flourish in their relationship with God, our church family, … Read More

7 Ways to Find Meaning at Work

February 21, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

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

Five Aims of Vocation

February 21, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

Written by Amy Sherman and originally published by Made to Flourish. Click here to read the full article. “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 … Read More

Voices on Vocation

February 21, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work, Faith at Work, Vocation Formation

Originally published by FULLER Studio. Click here to watch. “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 … Read More

God’s Work; Our Work

January 24, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work, Faith at Work

This article was originally published by Made to Flourish. Click here to read the full article. In the midst of the tedium that inevitably accompanies any job (in varying degrees), it can be easy to wonder at times whether our work really matters. One way of battling the temptation to believe the lie that our work … Read More

Why We Need A Blue-Collar Theology of Work

January 24, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work, Economics, Faith at Work

This interview was originally published by Christianity Today. Click here to listen to the interview. Just over 100 years ago, churches and labor unions had a close relationship. From a Christian History piece: Some labor unions gathered members in their halls and marched together to church to hear the special messages. Newspapers reprinted the sermons the … Read More