God at Work Through an Accountant, originally posted on John Vansloten. Accountants are made in the image of a God who cares about the bottom line, wants things to be in balance, and always knows where things stand. In this sermon accountants from across the continent help us understand God’s truth telling, shalom seeking heart … 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 Dorothy Sayers, originally posted by TNL. I have already, on a previous occasion, spoken at some length on the subject of Work and Vocation. What I urged then was a thoroughgoing revolution in our whole attitude to work. I asked that it should be looked upon, not as a necessary drudgery to be undergone … Read More
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.
The rise of the on-demand economy poses difficult questions for workers, companies and politicians. Originally posted by the Economist. IN THE early 20th century Henry Ford combined moving assembly lines with mass labour to make building cars much cheaper and quicker—thus turning the automobile from a rich man’s toy into transport for the masses. Today … 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.
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 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