Will your work last?

Venema, MarkPhilip-The Pyramid of Cestus, Rome

This is the ninth in a series of ten posts featuring artwork from the Christians in the Visual Arts exhibit, “Work: Curse or Calling?” Many thanks to Margot Rogers and CIVA for allowing us to feature these beautiful, intriguing, and challenging pieces here at MISSION:WORK.  Please check out CIVA’s website for more information on scheduling [Read More...]

Faith, Work, and #Ferguson: An Opportunity for Us?

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By Dr. Vincent Bacote Ferguson, MO has become an emblem, mirror and prism of some of the great challenges that remain in our society. While the debates and punditry will likely continue, and while there are multiple points of discussion, the events there give a significant opportunity for Christians to contribute to the common good [Read More...]

WEEKLY ROUNDUP: More news to challenge and encourage about faith and work

A Monday roundup of great articles that are worth your time to read, ponder, share, or even argue with.  This week’s list: Gratitude Pie @ Work. What do we have at work that we can express gratitude for, John Pletcher asks? In Pursuit of Excellence. Constantine Campbell recommends some books on how to be excellent–and [Read More...]

Does this look like work to you?

Chase, Guy-LedgerforaProductivityInitiative

This is the eighth in a series of ten posts featuring artwork from the Christians in the Visual Arts exhibit, “Work: Curse or Calling?” Many thanks to Margot Rogers and CIVA for allowing us to feature these beautiful, intriguing, and challenging pieces here at MISSION:WORK.  Please check out CIVA’s website for more information on scheduling [Read More...]

Economic wisdom in 12 bullet points

By Drew Cleveland. Originally posted at the Kern Pastors Network Resources blog. People love lists!  We naturally categorize, organize, and label to cultivate order out of chaos. Even those who are disorganized find value in organization. This is one of the Creator’s strongest imprints on us. Perhaps more telling than we realize is one of [Read More...]

Why we give

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By Mike Coyner. This post originally appeared as part of a stewardship emphasis on the “Indiana United Methodists” website; Coyner is the Bishop of the Indiana Area in the United Methodist Church. This is the season of stewardship and pledge drives and other financial efforts in many of our churches and institutions. Every day it [Read More...]


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