Here’s another Christmas miracle story. I’ll bet you haven’t heard this one before! Read more

Given what’s happened with the word “Evangelical” in our culture, what should Christians who once identified as evangelicals do? Read more

I believe that if we foster communities in which all people are accorded true dignity, then sexual harassment will be extremely rare if it happens at all. And if it does happen, communities of respect will quickly and rightly support victims and hold perpetrators accountable. Read more

Beyond the pressing issues associated sexual harassment, how can we foster communities in which all people are accorded true dignity? Read more

God is so good to give us our daily work as opportunities to form us toward Chistlikeness and bring us fullness of life! Read more

Have you ever hated your job? Even if you have a great job, one you mostly love, there may be times when your feelings about your work sour. Read more

For me,” [Lawrence] said, “the time of work does not differ from the time of prayer. Even in the noise and clutter of my kitchen—when several persons are at the same time calling for different things—I possess God in as great tranquility as if I were upon my knees at communion. Read more

We’d expect that some workers in some jobs experience God’s presence on a regular basis. You’d hope, for example, that your pastor is aware of God’s presence while writing a sermon. And you’d expect that a hospital chaplain pays attention to the Lord in his or her workplace. But what about the rest of us? What about those of us who have so-called “ordinary” jobs, like bankers and beauticians, mothers and managers, technologists and teachers? Should such “ordinary” workers expect to experience God in their work? Read more

Can your work make a difference in your faith? Could what you do every day, whether in your office, store, cubicle, or kitchen, help to form your soul and your relationship with God? Yes. I think so. And I think this is worth some conversation. Read more

Though I think napping at work is a fine idea, I recognize that not everyone has the freedom to recharge in this way. There are other ways, of course. A brisk walk can restore our attention. So can an afternoon latte. But, if you’re feeling sluggish and have the opportunity to do so, I’d recommend a short nap. Fifteen or twenty minutes will make a big difference. Read more

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