From the archives: Working 9 to 5?

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Recent research published in The Atlantic indicates that folks in creative and professional jobs might benefit from a differently structured workday: “A shorter workday works particularly well for knowledge workers—people in creative or professional jobs—who can work productively for about six hours a day, compared to the eight hours manual laborers can churn out, according to Salon. [Read More...]

From the archives: The problem with doing what you love

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No matter what you do and what you are paid, says Paul, “It is the Lord Christ you are serving.” In this way, Christians are to be concerned more with doing what God would have us do than with what anyone, including ourselves, might otherwise love. [Read more...]

More from the Boston Faith@Work Summit

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Check out some new posts from The High Calling on the great talks from last week’s Faith@Work Summit: Bob Robinson: Challenges and Crises in Education Dan King: Turning our Workplaces, Classrooms, and Marketplaces into Sanctuaries Join postconference discussion on Twitter and LinkedIn, too. And talk to us below! Were you at the Summit? What did [Read More...]

Do Christianity and business go together?

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We’re not the only ones on Patheos thinking about this question. A few days ago I ran into a post on the same issue at Patheos’ Religion Q and A, called “How should Christianity mix with commerce?” The questioner asks: Businesses like Hobby Lobby and Chick-fil-A overtly follow Christian principles and thus promote Christianity. Is [Read More...]

Five ways companies practice their faith

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A really interesting article showed up the other day on FaithStreet’s blog OnFaith.  Author Chris Horst, spurred by the recent Hobby Lobby decision, wondered about the different way faith is expressed in the corporate marketplace: Since the Hobby Lobby case, there’s been lots of talk about what makes a corporation “religious,” if anything. Of course, [Read More...]

What do you do when God seems absent from your work?

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The Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics has been reflecting on that question over at their blog: What should our response be when we don’t feel like Jesus Christ is present in our work? Many tasks feel wholly separate from Christ’s great commission in our lives. Our jobs often feel mundane or lacking in holy [Read More...]


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