Pastor, Visit Their Workplace

February 23, 2018By Paul MatsushimaChurch & Work

by Justin Buzzard | November 15, 2017. Originally published on Made to Flourish. Being a pastor means being about relationships. My first responsibility as a pastor is to know and love God. My second is to know and love the people I pastor, encouraging them to flourish in their relationship with God, our church family, … Read More

Five Aims of Vocation

February 21, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

Written by Amy Sherman and originally published by Made to Flourish. Click here to read the full article. “What am I supposed to do when I graduate?” Recently on a college campus, I heard again that plaintive, perennial cry. Vocational discernment is no easy matter and many 20-somethings feel real angst. If only I could … 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

“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