From the archives: Working 9 to 5?

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Recent research published in The Atlantic indicates that folks in creative and professional jobs might benefit from a differently structured workday: “A shorter workday works particularly well for knowledge workers—people in creative or professional jobs—who can work productively for about six hours a day, compared to the eight hours manual laborers can churn out, according to Salon. [Read More...]

[VIDEO] Faith@Work Summit: We have more great talks for you!

Some more great talks from the Faith@Work Summit have now been posted. (Here’s the first set). Enjoy! John Dyer on what technology we’ll take with us to heaven: Bill Peel on workplace evangelism: David Gill on workplace ethics: Randy Kilgore on workplace discipleship: [Read more...]

From the archives: Christian creativity

If Christians are not actively working to transform and develop their world for the common good, they are not fulfilling their role as human beings (who were created to be creators) or as Christians (who are lights in a darkened world). [Read more...]

What are your goals for the coming year? They may be too small

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By Bill Peel In 1954, a young man accepted the call to become the pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Over the next fourteen years he devoted his life to confronting racism in America and mobilized thousands of Americans to join him in non-violent civil disobedience to laws that were unjust to [Read More...]

Cleaning house

By Keith Reeves, professor of biblical studies, Azusa Pacific University The temple cleansing narrative, found in all four Gospels, is a fascinating story. And if popular appeals to the story are anything to go by, it appears to have contemporary relevance for the church. Given that a lot of Christians are talking about this passage [Read More...]

Going on vocation. Yes, Google, I said “vocation”

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Work is no vacation, right?  We have some good friends at Christian History Institute, as you know from previous posts, and they’ve just released a video exploring work as it was meant to be in God’s design.  Here’s what they have to say about it: Adam knew it, and you know it too. Ever since [Read More...]


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