The Butcher, the Baker, and the Biotech Maker

April 19, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

By Jim Mullins, originally posted at the Gospel Coalition. Over a cup of coffee, Wendell—an entrepreneur with a PhD in biomedical engineering—told me that he was thinking about making a career change. “I don’t want to waste my life,” he said. “I want to do something that has real significance, where I can glorify God … Read More

Sermon at Commissioning Service for Teachers

April 18, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

Originally posted on Made to Flourish. This is the outline of a sermon delivered at a commissioning service for teachers at Bethany Community Church (Seattle, WA).  Thesis: seeing our work as contributing to the common good. Keep being awesome! How can you not love that kid, he already thinks you’re awesome? Teachers are pretty incredible- … Read More

Where We Worship | A Collaborative Photography Exhibition

April 17, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

by Gabe Coyle, originally posted on Made to Flourish. There is almost no place where the enduring sacred/secular dichotomy is more clear than in our answer to this question: Where do we worship? If you ask adherents to almost any religion where they worship, it’s likely that their answer will reveal internalized assumptions about what their … Read More

Blessings on Vocations

April 17, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

Originally posted on Made to Flourish. For the past two months God has spoken to us about our vocations, our callings from God to serve others and this world. This morning, we want to bless everyone in those callings. The callings that I will read are offered here [wall]. Which is yours? Or has God … Read More

Resources for Worship and Vocation

April 16, 2018By Paul MatsushimaFaith at Work

Originally posted on Cardiphonia. Isaac Wardell (Trinity Pres & Bifrost Arts), Laura Fanucci (Collegeville Inst.) and I hosted a workshop at this years calvin worship symposium entitled “Here Are My Hands: A Practical Workshop on Affirming Vocation in Weekly Worship Practices.” Below are some of the resources that were shared during our time. It’s a … Read More

Christianity Today: Helping People Connect Faith and Work

April 13, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

by Skye Jethani & Luke Bobo, originally posted at Made to Flourish. Christianity Today highlighted Made to Flourish by featuring Skye Jethani and Luke Bobo’s interviews with over a dozen pastors across the country. Jethani and Bobo’s work, captured in the Discipleship with Monday in Mind ebook, emphasizes the importance of pastors moving beyond simply knowing a theology of faith and … Read More

Why Hidden Work Matters to God

April 13, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

by Courtney Reissig, originally posted at Made to Flourish. When you ate your breakfast this morning, did you think about the person who bought the groceries that made your morning possible? What about your clean clothes or mowed yard — did you notice the person who did those things? Maybe you are that person, but … Read More

Leaders in the Church – Kansas City

April 12, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

by Delano Sheffield, originally posted at Made to Flourish. “Everything rises and falls on leadership.” And everyone has the potential to flourish when churches and Christians help others connect faith with their hands, head, and feet. DeLano Sheffield shares how he believes every person is a leader, which means all humans have the need and … Read More