We’d like to pray for you

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We’re starting a new feature over on the Patheos Faith and Work Channel’s Facebook page; daily prayers for work. (You can see the first one here.) From general prayers for seeking God’s will, to prayers for hope in difficult situations, to prayers for guidance in finding our calling, to–whenever we can find them–prayers for people [Read More...]

If you liked what you read here from the “Redeeming Work” conference….

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….first of all, please stay tuned, because we’ll have people from the Patheos Faith and Work Channel at some other conferences related to faith and work in the near future, live-blogging, tweeting (our Twitter account is here–if you aren’t following us, hop on over and sign on!), and reporting afterwards with thoughtful commentary and real-life [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...]

“Is this not Joseph’s son, the blue-collar worker?” More from Tom Nelson at Redeeming Work (Twin Cities)

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Tom Nelson, pastor of metro Kansas City’s Christ Community Church and author of Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work, had plenty to tell us as we munched oversize muffins about what’s going on in Genesis 2. And it’s not, he said, what we commonly think of. Tom argued that Genesis 2 is a story about how humans [Read More...]

Tom Nelson at Redeeming Work (Twin Cities): Work is not just what we get paid for

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A highlight of the recent Redeeming Work Twin Cities conference was Tom Nelson, pastor of metro Kansas City’s Christ Community Church and author of Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work. Tom opened by telling a story on himself. At a posh benefit dinner, Tom had successfully avoided “outing himself” as a pastor until [Read More...]

Exciting news!

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Our friends at Theology of Work Project have some pretty exciting news to announce today: they’ve just released an entire new commentary–online immediately and in print in October–dealing with the subject of work in the Bible.   It’s written by a top-notch group of scholars, pastors, executives, and workers, and tackles questions like these: I’m [Read More...]


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