Do You Hate Your Job? See what this video does to you…

As a pastor, I find myself needing to talk about work and the American workplace constantly, and to constantly reevaluate my theology of work given the ever changing culture. In Public Jesus I wrote a whole chapter about work and vocation. More and more I am having conversations with people about work and how difficult [Read More…]

Best Parental Advice Ever: “You Cannot Be Anything You Want to Be When You Grow Up”

I think one of the cruelest things we tell our children is that they can be anything they want to be when they grow up. That speech pattern arises from a people who are more defined by radical individualism than the gospel. To tell our children they can do anything they want to do, be [Read More…]

Work as Mission: Vocation and Learning What to Count

Most of us will spend somewhere around 65% of our waking hours working. If work is not seen as a holy thing, if work is not counted as an essential aspect of our contribution to the mission of God, then no wonder our work isn’t fulfilling. No wonder it feels like toil. Work is one [Read More…]