From the archives: How to choose a career: Advice from a Puritan pastor

Just because there’s a market for a particular line of work doesn’t mean we should do it for a career. The question Baxter makes us ask is strange for modern ears: is this job honorable? [Read more...]

A 1949 guide to doing what you love

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This channel’s been home recently to some musings on the “Do What You Love” school of vocation advice: Jeff Haanen and J. B. Wood have reminded us that God may sometimes want us in places we don’t love, that failure to be in a place where we can do where we love does not mean [Read More...]

Need an ethics coach?

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We just ran into this column by Gael O’Brien on Entrepreneur‘s website.  While the advice does not come from an explicit faith perspective, it is often good advice about tricky cases: worth checking out. (And if you subscribe to the magazine, the August 2014 issue has a great Q and A by O’Brien on religion in the [Read More...]

What questions does the faith and work movement need to talk about?

A few weeks ago, we mentioned that we’re going to be in Boston in October and we hope you’ll join us. Why? Three hundred active faith and work leaders and practitioners from business, church, and education will convene for two extraordinary days of reflection, learning, fellowship, brainstorming, networking and prayer at the Faith@Work Summit in [Read More...]

[VIDEO] How do you handle mistakes?

Professional cargo pilot Norm Goodyear has a few words of wisdom for us today about how to handle mistakes without dwelling on them: “If you dwell on your mistakes, whether it’s as a pilot or child of God or whatever, you’re going to keep looking in the past. In an airplane, as well as life, [Read More...]

[VIDEO] How do you make hard decisions?

Today we check in with J. B. Wood (of Shrinking the Camel) with some thoughtful reflections on how to make hard decisions: This is from a wonderful YouTube channel run by The High Calling called “60 Seconds to Significance” featuring approximately one-minute talks about work and calling, including practical tips on faith in the workplace [Read More...]


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