Chocolate and meaningful work

By Alayna Greenfield, originally published at the KPN Resources blog. Regardless of profession, most people want to know that the hours they spend working will contribute to something that matters. There are countless books, studies, and articles showing that there is a connection between helping others and a sense of meaningful work. As a pastor, [Read More...]

WEEKLY ROUNDUP: Doing What You Love, What Scares You, and What Brings You Peace

A Monday roundup of great articles that are worth your time to read, ponder, share, or even argue with.  This week’s list: Why You Should Start Before You’re Ready: Advice on how to do things that scare you.  Lots more interesting articles on working with passion, and other resources, at the blog this comes from, [Read More...]

God’s beer mogul

We’re returning to our occasional series of posts on work and vocation (linked at the bottom of this post) in Christian history by Faith and Work Channel senior editor and Christian History magazine senior editor Chris Armstrong. Enjoy! In the early days of Methodism as now, not every capitalist operated out of corrupt motives of [Read More...]

How and why Methodists moved the market economy forward

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We’re returning to our occasional series of posts on work and vocation (linked at the bottom of this post) in Christian history by Faith and Work Channel senior editor and Christian History magazine senior editor Chris Armstrong. Enjoy! It is well known that early Methodism flourished most among the new working and middle classes – [Read More...]

Calvinists, Puritans, and the Wesleyan response to the new industrial reality

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We’re returning to our occasional series of posts on work and vocation (linked at the bottom of this post) in Christian history by Faith and Work Channel senior editor and Christian History magazine senior editor Chris Armstrong. Enjoy! The Reformed tradition Calvin elaborated on the Lutheran doctrine of vocation, freeing people to pursue the vocations [Read More...]

Luther on ordinary work and vocation

We’re returning to our occasional series of posts on work and vocation (linked at the bottom of this post) in Christian history by Faith and Work Channel senior editor and Christian History magazine senior editor Chris Armstrong. Enjoy! For the Reformers, as for the early church, the primary meaning of the term “calling” remained the [Read More...]


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