“Who are you,” not just “What do you do?”

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The “Come & See” conference this week in Washington, DC was not just a place to glimpse the networks of interesting people and vocations connected to leader Steve Garber – it was also a place to hear how a newly vibrant focus on work and vocation is already permeating churches nationwide. From two members of [Read More...]

How can we bridge the divide between our faith and our work?

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Bridging that gap is one of the main purposes of this blog.  And recently at the Kern Pastors Network site Aaron Brockmeier was thinking about the same question: Over the past year, through the encouragement of The Kern Family Foundation, I’ve been studying the integration of faith and work. I still have many questions, but [Read More...]

Three ways Dallas Seminary is helping its students wrestle with issues of faith and work

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On the Oikonomia Network recently, Dallas Theological Seminary reported in on some ways they are helping students–who are training to be future pastors and church leaders–wrestle with the issues raised by 9-to-5 work. They include: Podcasts about faith and work. You can access these from DTS’ “The Table” website along with other resources about Christianity and [Read More...]

How can you help the poor?

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Earlier this year on the Kern Pastors Network Drew Cleveland called attention to the book The Poverty of Nations by Wayne Grudem and Barry Asmus, and to Greg Forster’s review of it on the Gospel Coalition’s website.  That review concluded, There is nothing wrong with writing a book about policy, of course; I’ve done the same [Read More...]

More from Tom Nelson at Redeeming Work (Twin Cities): Picturing parishioners in their cubicles

"Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations. Before the mountains were born or you brought forth the whole world,from everlasting to everlasting you are God."

Tom Nelson, pastor of metro Kansas City’s Christ Community Church and author of Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work, talked a lot at the Redeeming Work event about the robust theology of everyday work his congregation has tried to cultivate….and you can read about it in my two previous posts on his talk, here and here. But that’s not [Read More...]

Stay tuned tomorrow for the Redeeming Work event……live here on MISSION:WORK!

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Tomorrow in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Leadership Journal is sponsoring “Redeeming Work Twin Cities”  at the Art House North to discuss faith, work, and the common good. If you can go–sign up now! Today is the last day to get the preview pricing of $99. If not–come back to this spot tomorrow where our senior editor Chris Armstrong [Read More...]


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