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
Why Faith@Work is important | Katherine Leary Alsdorf from CenterFaithWork on Vimeo.
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
Originally published by the Theology of Work Project. The proverbs do not stop with commending generosity but go further to claim that caring for the poor is a matter of justice. First, the proverbs recognize that people are often poor because the rich and powerful defraud or oppress them. Or, if they were already poor, … Read More
The Way We Think About Work is Broken | Barry Schwartz from TED, originally posted on YouTube.
Navigating the Challenges of Career, Motherhood and Identity from Denver Institute on Vimeo.
Written by David Brooks and Arthur Brooks and originally published by The Atlantic. Several years ago, Gallup asked people in 142 countries to respond to a series of statements designed to measure employee engagement—involving matters like their job satisfaction, whether they felt their work was important, and whether they had opportunities in the workplace to … Read More
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
Originally published by FULLER Studio. Click here to watch. “Vocations are not just the domain of monasteries and priesthoods, but of marketplace, homes, and professions. Since the call of Jesus is first and foremost to discipleship, none are excluded.” + Tod Bolsinger, in his guest-edited FULLER magazine on vocation. This generous view of vocation is … Read More
This article was originally published by Christianity Today, written by Andy Crouch. You can read the full article by clicking here. This Sunday, thousands of pastors will prepare for worship. Some of them will wear distinctive clothing—the albs and stoles of liturgical churches echo ancient priestly garments. But many more pastors will wear nothing that … Read More