The church, faith, and work

The gospel has a deep and vital impact on how we do art, business, government, media, and scholarship. Churches must be highly committed to support Christians’ engagement with culture, helping them work with excellence, distinctiveness, and accountability in their professions and in ‘secular work.’ [Read more…]

Spiritual formation in the workplace: A post from the Kern Pastors’ Network Director

My preaching failed to cast an imaginative vision for spiritual formation in the workplace. How might my listeners have expressed their commitment to live as apprentices to Jesus through their work lives? [Read more…]

Faith and work churches: Some good examples

While the secular-sacred divide still haunts many, some churches are bridging the gap between Sunday worship and Monday faith. [Read more…]

Re-imagining work as the expression of our humanity

God’s grace is constantly at work in the world to promote workplace practices that resonate with what it means to be created in the image of God. [Read more…]

Generational poverty: a post from a Kern pastor

The church cannot afford to engage the poor without understanding their culture. [Read more…]

Lessons from excavators: a post from a Kern Pastor

Every vocation is so dependent on the economy that if I’m going to pastor my people to think about their work biblically, I must see how their lives are intertwined with everyone else’s. [Read more…]