Educating People with Disabilities

June 26, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Topic, Society

By: Josh Gotwalt, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. In 1972, an intrepid reporter named Geraldo Rivera (you really get the mustache when you see a 1972 picture of him), then a reporter for WABC-TV, conducted a series of investigations at Willowbrook State School, an institution for children with intellectual disabilities on Staten … Read More

Surprised by Imagination

June 14, 2018By DPC EditorResources for Churches, Vocation Formation

Originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Woven into the gospel is a God that wants to know us personally through experience, through flesh and blood, through matter itself, in awe and wonder. A testament to this reality is the work of poet Christian Wiman. In Wiman’s writing, there lives a devotion to … Read More

God Save the Humanities

June 7, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

By Emily Chau, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. It’s funny. I distinctly remember watching the Tony Award-winning musical “Avenue Q” and hearing the main character Princeton sing, “What do you do with a B.A. in English?” I was attending a liberal arts college—majoring in English, of course—and bent on pursuing a career … Read More

Writing About God to Know God

June 6, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

By Whitney Bauck, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. When I introduce Christian Wiman’s work, I often begin with the assertion that he’s 75 percent of the reason that I still call myself a Christian. Wiman’s work entered my life at a time when I desperately needed it, via a friend’s recommendation … Read More

Letter of Thanks to Teachers

May 7, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

Originally posted on Made to Flourish. What this is: This is a letter a church wrote to teachers in their community to thank them for their work. It is a good example of a “workplace affirmation.” Dear Teacher, Pastor [name] tells a story from his youth.  He was about 10 years old, his father, who was in the navy … Read More