Does the perfect job exist? A Lenten thought

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Madison Perry of the Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation, and Culture has been wondering that himself: Do you feel trapped in an occupation? When asked to describe the perfect job, I often find myself frustrated, exclaiming: “It doesn’t exist!” Recently, a friend confessed a dark day-dream: at least once a day he imagines that if [Read More...]

[VIDEO] Faith@Work Summit: We have more great talks for you!

Some more great talks from the Faith@Work Summit have now been posted. (Here’s the first set). Enjoy! John Dyer on what technology we’ll take with us to heaven: Bill Peel on workplace evangelism: David Gill on workplace ethics: Randy Kilgore on workplace discipleship: [Read more...]

Apprenticeship to Jesus

By Drew Cleveland, originally published at the KPN Resources blog “…Consider just your job, the work you do to make a living. This is one of the clearest ways possible of focusing upon apprenticeship to Jesus. To be a disciple of Jesus is, crucially, to be learning from Jesus how to do your job as [Read More...]

From the archives: The top ten pain points people face at work

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These come to us from Doug Spada at WorkLife.org. You can read more about them and their resources in this post here on MISSION:WORK. TOP 10 PAIN POINTS PEOPLE FACE AT WORK Compiled from surveys of over 6000 workers just like you. 1. I am unable to manage my time without being distracted by unfocused [Read More...]

New blog on the Patheos Faith and Work Channel

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Announcing our newest blog, Work Cited. It’s a book review blog whose aim is to guide you through the mountain of resources on faith, work, discipleship and economics: We’ll feature weekly reviews of books on faith, work, vocation, economics, and discipleship–plus other resources (movies, curriculum, even podcasts). Whether you’re reading on a phone or a [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...]


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