Vocation: the holy grail of corporate America

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Five hundred billion dollars. That’s how much economists estimate the US economy loses every year due to employee disengagement. [Read more...]

Vocation-driven church

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“I deeply believe the church’s work in the world, beyond liturgy and evangelism, involves empowering one another to take up our vocations for Christ.” (Charlie Self) [Read more...]

Blooming where you are planted

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“You can “bloom” whether you work in a secular or Christian setting. It’s imperative that we stop thinking that “full time Christian service” is more godly than being a banker, a veterinarian, an engineer, a scientist or a [fill in the blank with your vocation].” [Read more...]

“Catching Fire” and the call to freedom

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In Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins suggests that however a tyranny exercises its dominion–through pleasure or oppression–under the right circumstances conscience will inevitably spur some to rise up for the sake of the freedom that God demands from us all. [Read more...]

Offering God the products of human labor

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The items we produce—leather and cloth, dishes and plates, construction materials, lesson plans, financial forecasts, and all the rest—are priestly items. The work we do—washing clothes, growing crops, raising children and every other form of legitimate work—is priestly service to God. [Read more...]

Work as worship

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Pastors, missionaries and evangelists have a call from God. What about you? Can you work in a factory, office, school, store and have a call from God, too? If you do your job with the same kind of passion, skill, and hard work that your pastor does their job, maybe your work is really a kind of worship. [Read more...]


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