God and….beer?

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This story comes to us from Paul Sohn, who let us know via our Twitter account (which you should be following. Do it now!) and is based on the book The Search for God and Guinness by Stephen Mansfield .  Did you know that the Guinness family originally were pioneers in treating workers humanely? And that [Read More...]

[VIDEO] Can day-to-day work be holy?

Cargo pilot Norm Goodyear, whom we featured a couple of days ago, is back with some reflections on the holiness of ordinary things: 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 [Read More...]

What questions does the faith and work movement need to talk about?

A few weeks ago, we mentioned that we’re going to be in Boston in October and we hope you’ll join us. Why? Three hundred active faith and work leaders and practitioners from business, church, and education will convene for two extraordinary days of reflection, learning, fellowship, brainstorming, networking and prayer at the Faith@Work Summit in [Read More...]

[VIDEO] How do you handle mistakes?

Professional cargo pilot Norm Goodyear has a few words of wisdom for us today about how to handle mistakes without dwelling on them: “If you dwell on your mistakes, whether it’s as a pilot or child of God or whatever, you’re going to keep looking in the past. In an airplane, as well as life, [Read More...]

Teach us to want

Today, we’re simply featuring a friendly reminder that a great book about faith, desire, and vocation, Jen Pollock Michel’s Teach Us to Want, is being featured for a few more days at the Patheos Book Club (until August 15.)  We featured an interview with Jen by Bethany Jenkins of The Gospel Coalition a couple of weeks [Read More...]

God has many kinds of servants (says Martin Luther)

This is one more excerpt from our friends at Christian History Institute and their great new issue of Christian History about work, calling, and vocation in the history of the church.  (The deadline to sign up and get a copy is ⇒TODAY⇐, and you can do that here.) In 1530 Martin Luther wrote a treatise, “On Keeping Children in School”–ironically, arguing [Read More...]


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