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
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
Originally posted at Made to Flourish. A long list of prayers for different aspects of the world of 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
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
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
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
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
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
Seeing What God Sees (via the Eyes of an Astronaut), originally posted on John Van Sloten, on Vimeo. In this message we think about the God who sees all things. What does it mean that we are the seen?