“Come and see” Vocation conference; we’re coming and seeing for you

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Today your humble scribe and the Faith and Work channel’s senior editor Chris Armstrong are at The Washington Institute’s “Come and See” conference. We’re going to try to keep you up to date on the action. Stay tuned here, on Facebook, and Twitter for updates! [Read more...]

[VIDEO] Ministry in a for-profit business? Watch this talk

Bob Pritchett is President and CEO of Logos Bible Software in Bellingham Washington. Here in a chapel talk delivered to students at Corban University, he talks about how he is in ministry in his work at a for-profit business.  Stay tuned at the very end of the video, too, for an interesting story of how Bob’s [Read More...]

Longing, ambition, and the life of faith

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This interview from The Gospel Coalition’s “TGCvocations column” caught our eye recently, since the book it talks about is one of the monthly features in the Patheos Book Club this month. Every week over at TGC Bethany Jenkins talks to someone about how they are living out their faith through their work.  A few weeks [Read More...]

“Christ plays in ten thousand places”

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Today, a poem by Gerard Manley Hopkins that touched me about the way God calls each of us to become more fully who we are–and how Christ is always present with us, in us, and in the lives of those we meet. (Sorry to those of you who aren’t poetry fans. We try to be [Read More...]

What do you do when God seems absent from your work?

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The Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics has been reflecting on that question over at their blog: What should our response be when we don’t feel like Jesus Christ is present in our work? Many tasks feel wholly separate from Christ’s great commission in our lives. Our jobs often feel mundane or lacking in holy [Read More...]

Will we work in heaven?

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Have you ever thought about that question? Do you imagine work is something that heaven will finally free you from?  Josh Brumbaugh is wondering about the same thing over at the Kern Pastors Network blog: If work is solely part of this broken, fallen world we live in – a “have to,” rather than a [Read More...]


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