Why Faith@Work is Important by Katherine Leary Alsdorf

February 22, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

Why Faith@Work is important by Katherine Leary Alsdorf. Originally posted on Vimeo. Click here to watch the video. More than ever before, humanity is in a crisis over work. People change jobs and careers 6 times or more in their lives. Robotics will threaten even professional level vocations over the next decade. Darwinian competition trumps … Read More

The Wise Worker is Just

February 21, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

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, … 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

Why Work?

January 24, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

This article by Dorothy Sayers can also be found in her book, Letters to a Diminished Church. You can read the full piece at the Made to Flourish website by clicking here. Or you can download a PDF by clicking here. I have already, on a previous occasion, spoken at some length on the subject … 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

“My Job Isn’t Kingdom Work”

January 24, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

This article was originally published by Made To Flourish. You can read the full article by clicking here. “I’m a Realtor—My Job Isn’t ‘Kingdom Work’” I hear it quite often—especially because I have spent much of my adult life in pastoral ministry. I meet someone doing good, important work, who doesn’t feel as if they … Read More