by Luke Bobo, originally posted on Made to Flourish. For believers, whether 17 or 70 years old, the grand narrative of Scripture informs and shapes our lives, from our vocations to our rest to our commitments and dreams. A solid theology of work begins with Genesis, and we see the thread of God’s purpose for … Read More
by Andy Mills, co-chair of the Theology of Work Project. Originally published at Theology of Work. The Bible makes it clear that work matters to God. No matter what your profession or occupation – whether you’re a parent, a bus driver, an artist or an engineer – God cares about your work. Here are ten … Read More
by Tod Bolsinger, originally posted on FULLER Studio. A farmer looks over his field, the South Dakota soil freshly turned in the afternoon sun, the work of the day behind him, his son next to him. “Put your hand in the soil, son,” he says. The boy, confused, complies. He looks his son in the … Read More
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
by John Van Sloten, Amy L. Sherman. Originally posted at Made to Flourish. Amy: Thanks so much, John, for your very fine book, Every Job a Parable. I think it will be a great help many pastors and congregational leaders. Let’s start with this question: What first sparked your interest in how we can experience … Read More
The Way We Think About Work is Broken | Barry Schwartz from TED, originally posted on YouTube.
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
This interview was originally published by Christianity Today. Click here to listen to the interview. Just over 100 years ago, churches and labor unions had a close relationship. From a Christian History piece: Some labor unions gathered members in their halls and marched together to church to hear the special messages. Newspapers reprinted the sermons the … Read More