Working on Labor Day?

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The early roots and rationale of Labor Day seem somehow removed from the modern American work experience. Sure, many still labor at menial jobs with minimal pay, but many of those same people would leap at the chance to work on Labor Day and earn overtime. [Read more...]

Every task, however simple, sets the soul that does it free

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I knew Henry van Dyke wrote The Other Wise Man, but until we sang it this morning at my church, I didn’t know he wrote this hymn: 1. Jesus, Thou divine companion, By Thy lowly human birth Thou hast come to join the workers, Burden bearers of the earth. Thou, the carpenter of Nazareth, Toiling for [Read More...]

[VIDEO] What motivates you in your work?

Today we have more words of wisdom from cargo pilot Norm Goodyear, who previously appeared here talking about how to handle mistakes and the holiness of everyday work. 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 [Read More...]

[VIDEO] Can day-to-day work be holy?

Cargo pilot Norm Goodyear, whom we featured a couple of days ago, is back with some reflections on the holiness of ordinary things: 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 [Read More...]

[VIDEO] How do you make hard decisions?

Today we check in with J. B. Wood (of Shrinking the Camel) with some thoughtful reflections on how to make hard decisions: This is from a wonderful YouTube channel run by The High Calling called “60 Seconds to Significance” featuring approximately one-minute talks about work and calling, including practical tips on faith in the workplace [Read More...]

Work–curse or calling?

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That’s the question that Christians in the Visual Arts asked a bunch of artists, and then stood back to see what they came up with.  You can see the results at their site.  According to CIVA, WORK Curse or Calling? invites artists to picture “work” in its many applications in the Christian experience — work on [Read More...]


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