The Danger in Securing Our Futures

Over at The High Calling, they’re talking about “the danger of securing our futures”: Chasing security in my career limits the use of the gifts I’ve been given. When I say yes to a narrow band of safe options, I disregard any promising alternatives and turn off the gifts that might be seen through those [Read More...]

Taking advantage of vocation

Charles Mathewes, a professor at UVA, recently wrote for Inside Higher Ed about vocation, calling, and work. His advice is specific to professors, but I think this is applicable far beyond that field! But ironically the difficulty everyone faces seems, to me at least, interestingly similar: we all face an inability to distinguish between different [Read More...]

“You Didn’t Buy A Big Enough House”

At The High Calling, Sam Van Eman looks at one of the barriers to the integration of faith and work: money. As a young professional working in a law firm, one of the older partners said, “Carl, you didn’t buy a big enough house.” “What do you mean?” he asked. “Well,” the partner replied, “I [Read More...]

Your Productive Passion

As I mentioned last week, The High Calling is taking a look at Todd Henry’s book Die Empty. This week, Glynn Young wrote about finding your “productive passion”: Once you know or understand what your passion is—what Todd Henry in Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day calls your “productive passion”—much becomes clear. Choices become easier; priorities more [Read More...]


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