Teach us to want

Today, we’re simply featuring a friendly reminder that a great book about faith, desire, and vocation, Jen Pollock Michel’s Teach Us to Want, is being featured for a few more days at the Patheos Book Club (until August 15.)  We featured an interview with Jen by Bethany Jenkins of The Gospel Coalition a couple of weeks [Read More...]

Three things dessert can tell you about God

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Besides making me hungry, this recent post by Bethany Jenkins at the Gospel Coalition was also good food for thought.  It’s the introduction to a series TGC ran over there a couple of months ago about what pastry chefs do and what God has to do with it:  (1) theological framework, (2) food sourcing, (3) consumer [Read More...]

[VIDEO] Ministry in a for-profit business? Watch this talk

Bob Pritchett is President and CEO of Logos Bible Software in Bellingham Washington. Here in a chapel talk delivered to students at Corban University, he talks about how he is in ministry in his work at a for-profit business.  Stay tuned at the very end of the video, too, for an interesting story of how Bob’s [Read More...]

Longing, ambition, and the life of faith

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This interview from The Gospel Coalition’s “TGCvocations column” caught our eye recently, since the book it talks about is one of the monthly features in the Patheos Book Club this month. Every week over at TGC Bethany Jenkins talks to someone about how they are living out their faith through their work.  A few weeks [Read More...]

Why work?

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Yes, I wonder about that question too. One of the most famous musings on the subject was written by Dorothy L. Sayers–better known to many of us as the author of the Lord Peter Wimsey series of detective novels–over seventy years ago, in 1942. She wrote in a different time and place–wartime Britain, full of [Read More...]

Three things you probably didn’t know about the working world

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….according to Owen Strachan of Kern Pastors Network, who recently published a three-part series over on the KPN blog trying to reframe our perspective on a few things. Here are his thoughts: 1) Work is Good. A fan of “The Office,” Owen notes that in his fandom he may have been taking in a warped [Read More...]


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