Life Work

Well, not to be tooting my own horn, but I think this would be of interest to readers here: I wrote a piece on a slim memoir by the celebrated poet Donald Hall, Life Work, that was published over at Fieldnotes Magazine today (a magazine which, in the interest of full disclosure, I edited through March of [Read More...]

Working for God’s Best???

There’s a great article on The High Calling called “Working for God’s Best.” Paul Sartarelli considers the case of a medical doctor who wonders if he is missing out on God’s best by caring for people’s bodies rather than shepherding their souls. Sartarelli’s answer points in an unexpected but theologically solid direction, to the resurrection [Read More...]

The Grind and the Glory

Recently, over at Christianity Today, Tim Keller (pastor of New York City’s Redeemer Presbyterian Church) talked with Andy Crouch about work and faith and lots of other things. It’s well worth a read. One piece stood out to me: One thing emerging adults say sometimes is a further step from what we’re talking about: “I hate my [Read More...]

A Prayer That’s Not Just for the Pulpit – Inspiration from the High Calling

Psalm 19:1-14 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing to you, O LORD, my rock and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 Growing up, one of my heroes was a Presbyterian pastor named Ben Patterson. He was the speaker at many of the Christian conferences I attended as a teenager, [Read More...]


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