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

Earth, Ash, Us

June 20, 2018By DPC EditorResources for Churches, Resources for Pastors & Lay Leaders

By Julia Easterlin, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Earth, Ash, Us was commissioned by the Center for Faith & Work during the artist’s residency in Spring 2014. In this piece, the artist seeks to explore and demonstrate themes of interdependence and empathy through acapella performance. As stated by musician Brian Eno, … Read More

The Truth About Happyness

May 9, 2018By DPC EditorResources for Churches, Vocation Formation

Originally posted at Made to Flourish. Tim Kasser, professor of psychology at Knox College and his team have done widespread research on happiness. They have found that the idea of happiness comes from either intrinsic or extrinsic goal setting. Intrinsic goals are relational and communal. These goals include purposeful things like learning something new or working hard. Extrinsic goals … Read More