Ascension and Vocation

Over at the Washington Institute, Laura Merzig Fabrycky writes about Christ’s ascension, and what it means for our understanding of our vocation: So beyond being a bit of biblical trivia that we might affirm as true, what does Christ’s ascension have to do with my waking up, pouring the morning’s coffee, checking email, and heading out [Read More...]

Living in Obscurity

My dear friend Katie is wise, and wrote a great little blog post about choosing to live in obscurity: Even if you have a modicum of success you’ll be just one of many. That is good. You should want it that way because notoriety is fickle. When you write you expose a bit of your [Read More...]

Constraint and Consent

My friend Kate Harris wrote a wonderful article about “Constraint and Consent, Career and Motherhood” over at QIdeas. Don’t be fooled: though Kate is writing from her own experience and thus exploring motherhood, her article is widely applicable and challenging to everyone, not only those who are women or mothers. In her essay “Paying Attention [Read More...]

A Seamless Calling

Over at the InterVarsity website “The Well,” my Christianity Today colleague Katelyn Beaty wrote a lovely profile of Dr. Karen Swallow Prior, of Liberty University, and her “seamless vocation”: Now, I’m getting to see Karen — who is spending this break finishing a biography of social reformer and abolitionist Hannah More — in her daily [Read More...]


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