Psalms & Poems for a Service on Work

March 27, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

Originally hosted on Theology of Work. These Psalms are part of “Work in Worship,” a collection of material for work-themed services compiled by David Welbourn. For more prayers, songs, readings and sermons, click on the table of contents to the right. PSALMS 1. BIBLICAL PSALMS PSALM 8 Human beings have a special destiny and responsibility … Read More

Hymns about Work

March 27, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

Originally hosted on Theology of Work. These Hymns are part of “Work in Worship,” a collection of material for work-themed services compiled by David Welbourn. For more prayers, songs, readings and sermons, click on the table of contents to the right. It has been decided to omit hymn numbers since there are often several different … Read More

Address by the Archbishop of Canterbury

March 15, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

Produced by Theology of Work Project. This sermon by George Carey, Archbishop of Canterbury, was given in Derby England on May 10,1992. It is reproduced here as part of “Work in Worship,” a collection of material for work-themed services compiled by David Welbourn. For more sermons, prayers, songs, and readings about work, click on 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

Prayers for the Start of the Working Day

March 8, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

Produced by partner of Theology of Work. These Private Prayers for the start of the working day are part of “Work in Worship,” a collection of material for work-themed services compiled by David Welbourn. For more prayers, songs, readings and sermons, click on the table of contents to the right. Morning Dedication In all I … Read More

The Economics of Radical Generosity (Acts 2:45; 4:34-35)

February 28, 2018By DPC EditorEconomics

Bible Commentary / Produced by Theology of Work (TOW) Project There is continuing debate about whether or not these community summaries advocate a certain economic system, with some commentators describing the practice of the community as “proto-communism” and others seeing a mandatory divestiture of goods. The text, however, does not suggest an attempt to change … Read More

Economic Wisdom Project

January 31, 2018By DPC EditorEconomics

The Economic Wisdom Project was originally produced by the Oikonomia Network. The Oikonomia Network is a theological learning community helping pastors equip people for whole-life discipleship, fruitful work and economic wisdom. At the core of the Economic Wisdom Project are the 12 Elements of Economic Wisdom. We have designed them in the form of proverbial declarations, … 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

The Economics of Radical Generosity

January 18, 2018By DPC EditorEconomics

This article was originally published by Theology of Work Project. You can read the full article here. There is continuing debate about whether or not these community summaries advocate a certain economic system, with some commentators describing the practice of the community as “proto-communism” and others seeing a mandatory divestiture of goods. The text, however, … Read More