This Machinist Says We Need Both Welders and Philosophers, and They Both Need Something Else, Too

Recently, in the 4th Republican debate, Senator Rubio made a comment in regards to raising the minimum wage in the U.S. Toward the end of his response he made the comment, For the life of me, I don’t know why we have stigmatized vocational education. Welders make more money than philosophers. We need more welders [Read More…]

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Are you a functional atheist?

By Mike Coyner Last week during our Learning Forum for active UM bishops, I heard one of our presenters say, “Many of us in the church are functional atheists.” That statement got my attention, and I hope it gets your attention. He further explained: It is easy for us in the church (especially in church [Read More…]

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4 Radical Ideas About Evangelism

By Bill Peel (read Bill’s debate with Progressive Christian Channel blogger John Shore here.) When we forget the importance of the workplace to God’s plans, the cause of Christ suffers. This is both biblically and historically true. Thankfully, Christians worldwide are beginning to understand the tactical significance of the workplace to God’s Kingdom plans. In [Read More…]

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What do faith and work have to do with #Halloween ?

That question was answered for me profoundly by an interview that appeared on our channel last year over at The High Calling called “Serving God in the business of death.” Funeral director Caleb Wilde, who blogs at Confessions of a Funeral Director, had some penetrating things to say to Christine Scheller about his occupation, and [Read More…]

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4 Lessons About Overcoming Obstacles from R. G. LeTourneau

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. –Booker T. Washington By Bill Peel R.G. LeTourneau was one of America’s best-known Christian businessmen in the mid-twentieth century. He made and gave away a fortune during his lifetime, and [Read More…]

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Ron Reed: I’m a Christian, but I don’t do Christian theater

The founder of Pacific Theatre in Vancouver, British Columbia, talks about leadership, the arts and what it means to put on plays that ask spiritual questions from a Christian perspective. This post was first published in Faith and Leadership. When Ron Reed was preparing to graduate from seminary at Regent College in Vancouver, he asked founding [Read More…]

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