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...]

[AUDIO] How in the world do faith and work go together?

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Our friends at Church of the Resurrection in Wheaton, IL recently devoted five Sundays (yes, you read that right! over a month!) to the topic of work.  Click on the links below to access the first four sermons: “Faithful,” Stephen Gautier “Positive,” Val MacIntyre “Productive,” Kevin Miller “Called,” Kevin Miller Or you can check out [Read More...]

What does faith and work mean to blue-collar workers?

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Recently on the Oikonomia Network, pastor Blaine Crawford pondered the white-collar orientation of many of his colleagues in the faith and work movement after returning from a recent conference: During the session, one of the speakers said that while we used to work to meet needs lower on this hierarchy, we now search for meaning, [Read More...]


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