Redeeming Work: Los Angeles

LA is a gateway to many cultures. From the silver screen to the diverse communities within Los Angeles’ 119 neighborhoods, the city is a unique perspective on meaningful engagement, impact, and work. In August 2015, the LJ Live team will bring together speakers, local pastors and ministry practioners to examine what “career as calling” really [Read More...]

Redeeming Work: Denver

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Denver is Redeeming Work’s third city and last in 2014. As a former frontier of the Western United States, this “mile-high city” is now a frontier to a new kind of working force. Diverse in industry, how does the city engage with culture through a meaningful work-life-and-faith balance? How can pastors support and help their [Read More...]

More from Tom Nelson at Redeeming Work (Twin Cities): Picturing parishioners in their cubicles

"Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations. Before the mountains were born or you brought forth the whole world,from everlasting to everlasting you are God."

Tom Nelson, pastor of metro Kansas City’s Christ Community Church and author of Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work, talked a lot at the Redeeming Work event about the robust theology of everyday work his congregation has tried to cultivate….and you can read about it in my two previous posts on his talk, here and here. But that’s not [Read More...]

“Is this not Joseph’s son, the blue-collar worker?” More from Tom Nelson at Redeeming Work (Twin Cities)

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Tom Nelson, pastor of metro Kansas City’s Christ Community Church and author of Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work, had plenty to tell us as we munched oversize muffins about what’s going on in Genesis 2. And it’s not, he said, what we commonly think of. Tom argued that Genesis 2 is a story about how humans [Read More...]

Tom Nelson at Redeeming Work (Twin Cities): Work is not just what we get paid for

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A highlight of the recent Redeeming Work Twin Cities conference was Tom Nelson, pastor of metro Kansas City’s Christ Community Church and author of Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work. Tom opened by telling a story on himself. At a posh benefit dinner, Tom had successfully avoided “outing himself” as a pastor until [Read More...]

Redeeming Work: Twin Cities

Redeeming Work is designed for pastors and church leaders, but open to anyone interested in the intersection of faith and work. Marketplace leaders and ministries are invited to attend and join our conversation, too. Read more about why Leadership Journal is dedicating two years and six cities to Redeeming Work and what you can expect and gain from this [Read More...]


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