Can your work bring you closer to God?

The United Methodist Church says yes here: Large portions of our lives are spent at work. Some go to an office each day while others labor outdoors. Some work in 12-hour shifts to provide our food, keep us safe, and heal our wounds. Others travel near and far to sell, build, consult, and transport products [Read More…]

The good, the bad, and the Amway: a second post from #AU2016

I’ve now been through the opening banquet and one full day of Acton University, and I have thoughts. Boy, do I ever have thoughts. I’ll try to get some of them into this post. What I’ve done so far: Plenary, Magatte Wade: Wade, a Sufi Muslim and the founder of several businesses, made a passionate [Read More…]

The date that changed John Wesley, and a lot more people too: Happy #Aldersgate !

I felt I did trust in Christ, Christ alone, for salvation; and an assurance was given me that He had taken away my sins, even mine, and saved me from the law of sin and death [Read more…]

What If the Devil Isn’t in the Details?

What if if is not the devil but God who is in the details? [Read more…]

Encouraging ALL calls to ministry!

This post was originally written for an audience of Methodists in Indiana but we here at M:W thought its message was well worth sharing with the rest of you…as an encouraging word, and as an excellent model of how a church can lift up the ministry of all believers. By Mike Coyner Sunday, May 24th, [Read More…]

John Wesley’s messages on work and economics

When we ran our recent 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, we accidentally missed this one. Ooops! Enjoy. If you want to read more of what Wesley had to [Read More…]