Greed is just another word for fear

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Here’s another post in an occasional series about blue-collar work and meaning that we’re running here on MISSION:WORK, this one from a former HVAC contractor. Read the first three posts here: “Does blue-collar work have any meaning?” , “Which is a higher calling: building churches or building fences?”, and “The craftsman and her environment.” By [Read More...]

Do Legos matter to God?

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By Dan Anderson “Everything is awesome. Everything is cool when you’re part of a team. Everything is awesome when we’re living our dream!” If you have kids or grandkids and have seen the Lego Movie, you probably hate me right now for getting that crazy theme song stuck in your head again! But there’s a [Read More...]

[VIDEO] How do you define leadership?

Tod Bolsinger, VP of vocation and formation at Fuller Seminary (and at the time this video was made pastor of San Clemente Presbyterian Church), talks about what makes a good leader…and why it’s different from just being a good manager. This is part of our ongoing feature in this space of clips from a wonderful [Read More...]

From the archives: Made to make

Why do we all have “coursing through our veins, the desire to make something from nothing”? [Read more...]

[VIDEO] Why is work important?

  Why do we work, anyway? Doug Barr of Goodwill Industries talks about work, faith, and self-esteem: 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 on [Read More...]

From the archives: The top ten pain points people face at work

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These come to us from Doug Spada at WorkLife.org. You can read more about them and their resources in this post here on MISSION:WORK. TOP 10 PAIN POINTS PEOPLE FACE AT WORK Compiled from surveys of over 6000 workers just like you. 1. I am unable to manage my time without being distracted by unfocused [Read More...]


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