Archives for May 2014

Redeeming work in the Twin Cities

On June 12, 2014, Christian leaders from church and marketplace are going to meet in Minneapolis-St. Paul at the Art House North in an event sponsored by Leadership Journal’s “Redeeming Work” initiative to talk about how faith and work meet and how Christians can transform culture.   Read more here, where you can also register for the [Read More…]

How do I find Jesus at work?

Our friends at the Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation, and Culture recently posted some thoughtful reflections from Madison Perry on what believing in the resurrection means–and how it makes a difference as we struggle with the everyday issues of work and life: An eye for beauty enhances our appreciation of life’s tragedy, and gives the tragic [Read More…]

A bonus post for those of you who celebrate Ascension Day today

What in the world does the seemingly obscure theological point of Jesus ascending into heaven have to do with our work?    Laura Merzig Fabrycky of the Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation, and Culture puts it beautifully here: So, as you pour your coffee, perhaps reflecting on the fun or disappointments of the long Memorial Day [Read More…]

How can I follow God in my work?

Recently on the Kern Pastors Network blog Aaron Brockmeier reflected on his own foolishness.  Moving from a very dark time in college to a saving encounter with the Gospel, there was still something missing: When I heard the gospel of Jesus, it was like fresh water, reviving my soul. The campus ministry that shared Christ [Read More…]

Are you “being good” at your job? Or just good enough?

A recent article from the New York Times called “Being Good Isn’t the Only Way to Go” spotlights the fact that many people seek to volunteer outside of work because they are less than thrilled with their jobs. It begins: LAST September, the networking site LinkedIn added a feature that allowed its members to say whether [Read More…]