The infernal machine?

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Every so often, interesting things actually come in the old-fashioned postal mail.  A few days ago, I got a mailing from the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia.  I’d long known about their award-winning (and quirky) journal, The Hedgehog Review, but what I didn’t know as well until they sent me [Read More...]

[VIDEO] How do you view giving and receiving criticism?

Today, some helpful words from pharmaceutical and vaccine industry consultant Boyd Clarke on how to take criticism. ( Tweet this: If you’re not being criticized, you’re probably not pushing the envelope. http://ctt.ec/PUyd2+) 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 [Read More...]

MISSION:WORK events calendar. Take a look!

We’ve recently added a lot of events dealing with faith, work, and vocation to the events calendar on this blog.  From Kansas to New York to Massachusetts  to Kentucky to Michigan to Texas to California–we’ve got you covered. There are events on bringing faith into the marketplace and the workplace, deepening your own spiritual walk to be [Read More...]

Money talk from Christianity Today

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Boy, if you want some reflection on how faith interacts with your daily working life and with the world around us, the September Christianity Today delivers….in spades. First, there’s a great editorial from Andy Crouch on why now, more than ever in the wake of the Hobby Lobby decision, we need to understand what it means [Read More...]

Unfulfilling work as vocation?

A little while ago we posted in this space some musings by Larry Saunders, a man who had moved from white-collar work in the pastoral ministry to blue-collar work in a factory and was returning to the white-collar world because he failed to find his work fulfilling. Gene Veith over at Cranach picked up on [Read More...]

[VIDEO] We’re exiles from our true home. So how do we learn to live with that?

Several days ago we let you know about a new curriculum on faith, work, and the meaning of life coming out from Regent College.  We also want to remind you while we’re thinking about curriculum about another set of useful videos being published by the Acton Institute –a series that talks about what it means to live [Read More...]


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