Unfulfilling work as vocation?

A little while ago we posted in this space some musings by Larry Saunders, a man who had moved from white-collar work in the pastoral ministry to blue-collar work in a factory and was returning to the white-collar world because he failed to find his work fulfilling. Gene Veith over at Cranach picked up on [Read More...]

Connect YOUR work to GOD’s work and great things happen

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Yesterday Leadership Journal’s Redeeming Work initiative held the third of five planned conferences on faith, work, and vocation. Jeff Haanen was on the spot for the Faith and Work Channel. This is the second of three reports from him about the day’s events. “When we connect our work to God’s work, great things happen in our communities.” [Read More...]

[VIDEO] How do I handle criticism?

Today we’ve got some words of wisdom from pharmaceutical industry consultant Boyd Clarke about how to take criticism: This is part of our ongoing feature in this space of clips from a wonderful YouTube channel run by The High Calling called  “60 Seconds to Significance“.  It features  approximately one-minute talks about work and calling, including practical tips [Read More...]

Summer….um, fall…reading list

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Drew Cleveland posted an excellent summer reading list of books about faith and work over on the Kern Pastors Network blog the other day, which I’ve just bumped into.  While it may be too late to read them at the beach at this point, it’s still worth noting. Pack one into your bag to read [Read More...]

Three reasons God cares about your work

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We ran into this on the Purpose in Leadership blog of Justin Irving, director of the Work with Purpose Initiative at Bethel Seminary.  Justin says, Sometimes we add value to the lives of others on the job when we are compensated in one form or another for our work. Other times, we add value to the [Read More...]

Happy Vocation Day!

Just ran into this neat post by Gene Veith over at his blog, Cranach, on why we celebrate Labor Day. (Hey, this is a blog about faith and work, so you expected a lot of posts on Labor Day, right?) Most people probably don’t know what they are celebrating on Labor Day–”something about Unions”–but we [Read More...]


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