By Olga Khazan, originally posted at the Atlantic. A major new study questions the common wisdom about how we should choose our careers. Carol Dweck, a psychology professor at Stanford University, remembers asking an undergraduate seminar recently, “How many of you are waiting to find your passion?” “Almost all of them raised their hand and … Read More
Originally posted on Oikonomia Network. Christopher Brooks of Moody Theological Seminary, merging theology with his pastoral experience in Detroit, argues that poverty need not be permanent; the truth of the gospel and the imperatives of discipleship demand constructive solutions to poverty. Click here to read more.
Originally posted on Oikonomia Network. Deborah Gill of Assemblies of God Theological Seminary carefully unpacks the Greek text and biblical/cultural context of the church’s original misison statement, the Great Commission, to show how the church’s task is to “disciplize” in every area of life. Click here to read more.
Originally posted on Oikonomia Network. Made to Flourish President Tom Nelson speaks on the integral relationship between faithfulness and fruitfulness, reviewing passages including the Genesis creation account, Proverbs 31 and the teachings of Jesus. Click here to read more.
Originally posted on Oikonomia Network. Drawing on Isaiah 5, Andy Crouch speaks about the challenge of separating real flourishing from mere material prosperity in the midst of economic growth and technological innovation. In a world of instant gratification, what is of lasting importance? Click here to read more.
Originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. Vincent Bacote invites us to be “fully trinitarian” and engage the world God has made through his Holy Spirit. Drawing from Genesis, Bacote points out that the spirit was present in the beginning of creation which means we need to participate in a public discipleship that … Read More
By: Maria Fee, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. Participants of the last writers vocation group took upon the task of a writing exercise that responded to an excerpt from Jonathan Edwards’ The Spirit of Charity the Opposite of a Selfish Spirit. The aim was to engage in theologically reflection through the process of writing. We … Read More
Originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. Erin Callan on the lack of work/life balance and how the financial crisis changed her perspective. Click here to continue reading.
Originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work. Tim Keller and Katherine Leary Alsdorf discuss five key areas surrounding work: finding meaning and joy in work, success at work, a short and long-term view of work, calling and the issue of work and rest. Click here to continue reading.
By: Abraham Cho, originally posted on the Center for Faith & Work. The New York Times recently ran a fascinating article highlighting the relationship between income mobility and what they aptly described as “the economic layout” of a city. Citing a major new study, they found that “All else being equal, upward mobility tended to be … Read More