Do All People (Even Shut-Ins) Have a Calling to Work?

By Kevin Kinghorn I’ve heard that phrase thrown around a lot: that “all people have a divine calling to work.”  And I’ve even written about the ministry work that all Christians must be doing, if the Church is to fulfill its mission as Christ’s body in the world. But is this really true in every [Read More…]

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Why I Left (not the GOP, originally, although it could be that too)

I did not think there could be so much noise I would have rather had a world of light Than all those colors, advertisements, toys And guaranteed successes overnight. I would have rather had a world of rain Than one of preaching what I could not feel; Some isolated alley where the pain And storms [Read More…]

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Even Atheists Get Called to Their Life’s Work

Non-believers can experience a religious sense of calling, which suggests that calling is a subject on which Christians can have meaningful conversations with non-Christian co-workers. [Read more…]

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The number one thing that might save academia

What would happen to academia if we started treating each other as people? [Read more…]

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It’s time to honor the hard work of raising children

The church should be at the vanguard of a much-needed revolution in caretaking and the raising of children, says a young mother of four. We own the groundwork, the history and the theology of care.  This article originally appeared at Faith and Leadership. By Andrea Palpant Dilley A male friend of mine recently struck up [Read More…]

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Even old dogs can make all things new

Editors’ Note: This article is part of the Patheos Public Square on Engaging the New Year. Read other perspectives here. By Will Messenger This post is a contribution to the Patheos January Public Square about our outlook on the New Year and the ways our spirituality can shape that vision. My chief interest is the [Read More…]

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