Geophysics and the Ground of all Being

March 28, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

Geophysics and the Ground of all Being, originally posted by John Van Sloten, on Vimeo. How does how we listen to the earth inform our understanding of God? Pastor John Van Sloten and geophysicist Marc Chen explore this topic. “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth… And God said, “Let the water under … Read More

God’s “Making New” truth in a Stylist

March 28, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

God’s “Making New” truth in a Stylist, originally posted by John Van Sloten, on Vimeo. Pastor John Van Sloten continues our God at Work series as look for God’s Making New truth in the heart of a stylist. “I love giving people what they didn’t even know they needed, confidence in who they are. I … Read More

God at Work: An Electrician

March 28, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

God at Work: An Electrician, originally posted by John Van Sloten, on Vimeo. We continue our series on God at Work and explore the vocation of an electrician. How do Sparkies uniquely image God? “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the … Read More

God at Work Through an Accountant

March 8, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

God at Work Through an Accountant, originally posted on John Vansloten. Accountants are made in the image of a God who cares about the bottom line, wants things to be in balance, and always knows where things stand. In this sermon accountants from across the continent help us understand God’s truth telling, shalom seeking heart … Read More

Why Work?

March 1, 2018By DPC EditorVocation Formation

by Dorothy Sayers, originally posted by TNL. I have already, on a previous occasion, spoken at some length on the subject of Work and Vocation. What I urged then was a thoroughgoing revolution in our whole attitude to work. I asked that it should be looked upon, not as a necessary drudgery to be undergone … Read More

Vocational Stewardship for the Common Good

February 28, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

by Amy L. Sherman of the Center on Faith and Communities. Originally hosted on Crosswalk. Let’s insert a new phrase into the vocabulary of Christian thinking on careers: “vocational stewardship.” By it, I mean the intentional and strategic use of one’s vocational power (skills, knowledge, network, platform) to advance the values of the Kingdom of … Read More

Workers on Tap: The On-Demand Economy

February 28, 2018By DPC EditorWorkplace Challenges

The rise of the on-demand economy poses difficult questions for workers, companies and politicians. Originally posted by the Economist. IN THE early 20th century Henry Ford combined moving assembly lines with mass labour to make building cars much cheaper and quicker—thus turning the automobile from a rich man’s toy into transport for the masses. Today … Read More