Soylent vs. Food

June 13, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

By Elizabeth Crouch, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Soylent is a novel food product that aims to replace traditional eating by providing 100% of necessary nutrients in an efficient and inexpensive manner1. Soylent recommends consuming the product as a shake, and one meal costs approximately $3. Online, various lifestyle aspects of … Read More

Accomplishing Great Things

June 13, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

By Kerri Rider, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Growing up, I wanted to one day accomplish “great things” for God. I imagined working with the poor in remote African villages or moving to the deepest parts of the Amazon jungle. This was my very specific idea of what good work looked … Read More

Isaiah 6: Responding to the Right Call

June 12, 2018By DPC EditorVocation Formation

Originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. God brings a disruptive vision into Isaiah’s life to prepare and inspire him for a challenging call during a time of massive change for Israel. David H. Kim explains why we need to see what Isaiah saw to keep our vision focused upon God’s work in … Read More

The Way I Create

June 12, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

By Rachel Printy, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. This summer I was accepted into the CFW’s Faith & Art Course. I was both thrilled and terrified. As someone whose primary job was in healthcare, my identity as a writer was a relatively new one. Sure, I’d had a couple short stories … Read More

How Jesus Walked through Freud’s Front Door

June 12, 2018By DPC EditorVocation Formation

By Elena Wu, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. The field of Psychology didn’t just emerge from a secular perspective; it was birthed from a strongly anti-theistic point-of-view.  Sigmund Freud, the father of Psychology, believed that religion was merely an instrument for the “uneducated and oppressed” who may commit murder if not … Read More

Dave Evans: What Innovation is Not

June 11, 2018By DPC EditorWorkplace Challenges

Originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. “Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.” Luke 16:10 What constitutes innovation from a Christian perspective?  Innovation is a term widely used, but how does it line … Read More

When Work Feels Fruitless

June 11, 2018By DPC EditorWorkplace Challenges

Originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. My primary work is as a mother. I have several advanced degrees and I spend hours sitting on the floor, wiping runny noses, or standing in the kitchen, washing dishes. Many days, it seems like everything that I do backfires. It is easy to feel like … Read More

Creativity, Critique, and Community

June 11, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

By Peter Kong, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Then the Lord said to Moses, “See, I have chosen Bezalel son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, with knowledge and with all kinds … Read More

Humanizing Work

June 8, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

By Timothy Keller, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. What resources does Christianity give us to humanize work? Tim Keller explains how work is not part of humanity’s curse but rather how God calls us to cultivate this earth to bring about human flourishing for the common good. Looking at the condition … Read More

Work as an Act of Worship

June 8, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

By Ted Jeon, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. I first came to New York City nearly 10 years ago, excited to begin my new career as a financial analyst on Wall Street. Having just graduated from college, I came to New York with grand visions for my work – to participate … Read More