by Amy L. Sherman of the Center on Faith and Communities. Originally hosted on Crosswalk. Let’s insert a new phrase into the vocabulary of Christian thinking on careers: “vocational stewardship.” By it, I mean the intentional and strategic use of one’s vocational power (skills, knowledge, network, platform) to advance the values of the Kingdom of … Read More
by Jeff Haanen, originally posted on the Denver Institute for Faith and Work. “Low, low prices.” With that motto, a generation ago Walmart took over the world of retail. For years Walmart seemed untouchable; they could consume any competitor with volume, price and efficiency. Click here to continue reading.
Faith at Work for the “Rest of Us” by Charlie Self, posted on Vimeo. Originally posted by the Center for Faith at Work.
Why Faith@Work is important | Katherine Leary Alsdorf from CenterFaithWork 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
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
This article was originally published by Made To Flourish. You can read the full article by clicking here. “I’m a Realtor—My Job Isn’t ‘Kingdom Work’” I hear it quite often—especially because I have spent much of my adult life in pastoral ministry. I meet someone doing good, important work, who doesn’t feel as if they … Read More