Just Practicing

July 6, 2018By DPC EditorResources for Churches, Vocation Formation

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

How the Gospel Prepares Your Heart for Work

June 21, 2018By DPC EditorResources for Churches, Resources for Pastors & Lay Leaders, Vocation Formation

Originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. The gospel has the power to change hearts, desires, feelings and behaviors so that we might increasingly live by faith towards real obedience. Redeemer Counselor Lois Kehlenbrink introduces a self-counseling tool to help process how the gospel can change the way we respond to disruptions that … Read More

Surprised by Imagination

June 14, 2018By DPC EditorResources for Churches, Vocation Formation

Originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Woven into the gospel is a God that wants to know us personally through experience, through flesh and blood, through matter itself, in awe and wonder. A testament to this reality is the work of poet Christian Wiman. In Wiman’s writing, there lives a devotion to … Read More