Conclusions About Calling

May 23, 2018By DPC EditorResources for Churches, Vocation Formation

Originally posted on Theology of Work. This article is part of a larger series entitled, “Calling & Vocation: Overview“. We take seriously God’s calling and guiding of people to various kinds of ordinary work. In doing so, we are trying to correct the long-standing tendency to regard ordinary work as unimportant to God and unworthy of … Read More

Changing Jobs

May 23, 2018By DPC EditorAdults, Resources By Age

Originally posted on Theology of Work. This article is part of a larger series entitled, “Calling & Vocation: Overview“. If God leads or guides people to their work, could it ever be legitimate to change jobs? Wouldn’t that be rejecting God’s guidance to the work you already have? Martin Luther, the 16th century Protestant theologian, famously … Read More

Is Church Work a Higher Calling?

May 22, 2018By DPC EditorChurch Issues, Resources for Churches

Originally posted on Theology of Work. This article is part of a larger series entitled, “Calling & Vocation: Overview“. Many Christians have the impression that church workers — especially evangelists, missionaries, pastors, priests, ministers and the like — have a higher calling than other workers. While there is little in the Bible to support this … Read More

Guidance to a Job or Profession

May 22, 2018By DPC EditorAdults, Resources By Age

Originally posted on Theology of Work. This article is part of a larger series entitled, “Calling & Vocation: Overview“. Although God does not give most people a direct, individual, unmistakable call to a particular job or profession, God does give guidance to people in less dramatic forms, including Bible study, prayer, Christian community and individual … Read More