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 September 2015, the LJ Live team will bring together speakers, local pastors and ministry practitioners to examine what “career as calling” really [Read More...]

Luther on ordinary work and vocation

We’re returning to our occasional series of posts on work and vocation (linked at the bottom of this post) in Christian history by Faith and Work Channel senior editor and Christian History magazine senior editor Chris Armstrong. Enjoy! For the Reformers, as for the early church, the primary meaning of the term “calling” remained the [Read More...]

Early Christianity and everyday work

We’re returning to our occasional series of posts on work and vocation (linked at the bottom of this post) in Christian history by Faith and Work Channel senior editor and Christian History magazine senior editor Chris Armstrong. Enjoy! Having laid a biblical basis for thinking about work, I’d like to take us now on something [Read More...]

WEEKLY ROUNDUP: More news to challenge and encourage about faith and work

A Monday roundup of great articles that are worth your time to read, ponder, share, or even argue with.  This week’s list: Luther on Changing a Baby’s Diaper: A classic read from Luther via Gene Veith at Cranach on why fathers changing diapers (mothers, too!) is holy. It’s Not All About You: From the Patheos [Read More...]

Vocation and Jobs

By Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt, Jr. I’ve been through two employment crises. Three if you include the uncertain business of doing doctoral work against the backdrop of a changing academy and a shrinking church. This is a piece of what I have learned: Focus on vocation — on God’s calling on your life. That calling [Read More...]

WEEKLY ROUNDUP: More news to challenge and encourage about faith and work

A Monday roundup of great articles that are worth your time to read, ponder, share, or even argue with.  This week’s list: A Protestant Perspective on Ethics in the Executive Suite: With his financial career as a backdrop, Bill Powers discusses the role of faith and ethics in the executive suite from a Protestant perspective, [Read More...]


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