Going on vocation. Yes, Google, I said “vocation”

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Work is no vacation, right?  We have some good friends at Christian History Institute, as you know from previous posts, and they’ve just released a video exploring work as it was meant to be in God’s design.  Here’s what they have to say about it: Adam knew it, and you know it too. Ever since [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...]

Made for more, part 2

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Following up on our post a couple days ago about fathers quitting work to spend time with their families, recently we ran into some interesting reflections on The Gospel Coalition’s website from Hannah Anderson for those who are wrestling with paycheck-less vocations. (Her thoughts come from her book  Made for More: An Invitation to Live in [Read More...]

Connect YOUR work to GOD’s work and great things happen

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Yesterday Leadership Journal’s Redeeming Work initiative held the third of five planned conferences on faith, work, and vocation. Jeff Haanen was on the spot for the Faith and Work Channel. This is the second of three reports from him about the day’s events. “When we connect our work to God’s work, great things happen in our communities.” [Read More...]

For the Life of the World

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Your “resource of the day” comes courtesy of our friends at the Acton Institute, who have recently released a seven-part film series called For the Life of the World: Letters to the Exiles: Ever wondered what it means to be “in the world but not of it?” For the Life of the World: Letters to the [Read More...]

Teach us to want

Today, we’re simply featuring a friendly reminder that a great book about faith, desire, and vocation, Jen Pollock Michel’s Teach Us to Want, is being featured for a few more days at the Patheos Book Club (until August 15.)  We featured an interview with Jen by Bethany Jenkins of The Gospel Coalition a couple of weeks [Read More...]


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