Three things you probably didn’t know about the working world

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….according to Owen Strachan of Kern Pastors Network, who recently published a three-part series over on the KPN blog trying to reframe our perspective on a few things. Here are his thoughts: 1) Work is Good. A fan of “The Office,” Owen notes that in his fandom he may have been taking in a warped [Read More...]

How to humanize the workplace

How can we participate in Christ’s nature and see the restoring work of Christ invade our broken workplaces? [Read more...]

From the archives: Good practice makes perfect

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Would knowing whether a restaurant is a good employer influence your decision on where to eat out? [Read more...]

Work and the American Character

Over the Labor Day 2013 weekend, columnist Peggy Noonan wrote about “Work and the American Character.” Her column points to the critical connection between the spiritual value of work and the moral strength of our culture. Unfortunately, in her search for a beacon of hope that can point us back toward the dignity of work, she neglects the church in favor of less promising possibilities. [Read more...]

Working 9 to 5?

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...]

Disability and discipleship: “God Don’t Make No Junk”

We all are important to God. “God don’t make no junk,” as the saying on the T-shirt reads. This isn’t to deny the reality of brokenness and sin. But in the face of these evils, God still affirms and preserves his creation. Life itself is a blessing from God, and mere existence is proof enough that God values people and has purposes for us. Every one of us. [Read more...]


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