Talented but unemployed? God may be calling you to grubby, unglamorous work

The Creator made us in his image to be creative, and any kind of creative labor–even creating clean bathrooms out of dirty ones–is honorable work in the eyes of God. And God’s eyes see clearer and further than anyone’s. [Read more...]

Trafficking and the common good

If you can force me to work – or not to work, as is often the case – you enslave me. If you can take away the fruits of my work at will, you enslave me. If you can take away my home at will, you enslave me. If you can arbitrarily prevent me from buying what I need, or selling what I make, in an open marketplace, you enslave me. This is exactly what the powerful do to the powerless every day around the world. [Read more...]

Coming together

When people think wealth is fixed, they start to view their neighbors as economic rivals. If there is only so much stuff to go around, everyone will inevitably end up trying to grab as much stuff as they can before others grab it. [Read more...]

What would God’s March Madness look like?

What better way to honor the Risen Lord than to serve His people? [Read more...]

Her first, and last, book

“Keegan’s first book, “The Opposite of Loneliness,” is scheduled to be published in a few days. The title comes from an essay that she wrote in the graduation issue of the Yale newspaper; it was viewed online more than one million times. The book is a triumph, but also a tragedy — for it’s posthumous.” [Read more...]

What you do when work fails to fulfill

Would I have enjoyed whatever I would have ended up doing 300 years ago? Perhaps. But regardless, I would have assurance in Christ, that no matter what I was doing, I could do it for him as part of his grand plan of redemption. [Read more...]


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