A shout-out to a blog you should be reading

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If you haven’t paid a visit lately to a blog over on the Evangelical Channel, Cranach: The Blog of Veith (Christianity, Culture, Vocation), you probably should. First off, who is Gene Veith?  He is…. Provost and Professor of Literature at Patrick Henry College, the Director of the Cranach Institute at Concordia Theological Seminary, a columnist for World Magazine and TableTalk, and the author [Read More...]

Does blue-collar work have any meaning?

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Today guest contributor Larry Saunders writes about moving from the white-collar to the blue-collar workplace—and back to the white-collar world because his blue-collar work failed to fulfill.  Does his experience sound like yours?  How and where have you found meaning in work? What would you say to him? There was never a doubt in my [Read More...]

Can you really trust anyone over 30?

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A little while ago James K. A. Smith wrote these words on the website of Comment magazine about his experience playing youth hockey in Canada: When you’re ten years old, you think this is just part of the furniture of the cosmos; something given, natural, and taken for granted—that Saturday morning clinics and Tuesday night practices are [Read More...]

Three strategies to align your talents and your dreams

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We love our friends at The High Calling here on the Patheos Faith and Work Channel, and we hope you check out their blog often for the helpful, practical tips about everyday life, work, and the spiritual journey that they offer. THC also has a much more extensive website of their own at thehighcalling.org, where [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...]

The top ten pain points people face at work

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These come to us from Doug Spada at WorkLife.org. You can read more about them and their resources in yesterday’s post here on MISSION:WORK. TOP 10 PAIN POINTS PEOPLE FACE AT WORK Compiled from surveys of over 6000 workers just like you. 1. I am unable to manage my time without being distracted by unfocused [Read More...]


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