Redeeming Work: Los Angeles

LA is a gateway to many cultures. From the silver screen to the diverse communities within Los Angeles’ 119 neighborhoods, the city is a unique perspective on meaningful engagement, impact, and work. In September 2015, the LJ Live team will bring together speakers, local pastors and ministry practitioners to examine what “career as calling” really [Read More...]

[VIDEO] How do we make culture without it making us?

A great talk on this was posted some time ago on the website of Dallas Theological Seminary, where Darrell Bock of DTS sat down to chat with Andy Crouch of Christianity Today to talk about what culture means. Can you ever leave culture behind? How can you transform it without letting it transform you? How can [Read More...]

From the archives: The female breadwinner

“Take, for example, the world of the Bible, wherein most husbands and wives co-labored to scrap together a subsistence living. We don’t see Boaz coming home from the fields, propping his feet on the coffee table and asking Ruth to fix him dinner and put the kiddies to bed. In fact, their romance begins in a field, where Ruth works hard gleaning behind harvesters to provide for herself and her mother-in-law.” [Read more...]

[VIDEO] Work for the night is coming

Yet another entry in the hymns about work you can sing in worship that we’ve been collecting here on the channel (previous entries can be found here and here.) ¬† The hymn is “Work for the night is coming;” the soloist, surprisingly (and beautifully!), is former editor of Christianity Today David Neff, who prepared this [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...]

Redeeming Work: Denver

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Denver is Redeeming Work’s third city and last in 2014. As a former frontier of the Western United States, this “mile-high city” is now a frontier to a new kind of working force. Diverse in industry, how does the city engage with culture through a meaningful work-life-and-faith balance? How can pastors support and help their [Read More...]


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