Achieving Greatness


Back in 2007, I had the pleasure of watching a feat in college sports that may be difficult to ever do again. I’m a big fan of the University of Florida Gators, but regardless of who you like, or even if you’re a sports fan at all, you can appreciate the accomplishments of the Florida sports programs. [Read More...]

When You Think Your Work Isn’t Making a Difference


by Deidra Riggs We are telling our stories. We sit in a circle, two ceiling fans overhead, one humming silently in spirals, and the other standing still. We can’t figure out how to make the paddles of the one ceiling fan stir up air in this small, blue room with its overstuffed couches and wing [Read More...]

No One Does Good? Really?


Psalm 14:1-7 But no, all have turned away;      all have become corrupt. No one does good,      not a single one! Psalm 14:3 I remember when I first resolved to read through the whole Bible. I was in high school, and it seemed like the godly thing to do. But as I [Read More...]

Nice Guys Finish…What?


by Glynn Young  I’m reading the newspaper one Tuesday morning, and there on the obituary page I see a photo with a story about a local retired executive who had died of cancer. I stared. I could barely comprehend the words. I wrote speeches for this man for four years, some of the best speeches I’ve [Read More...]

The Ten Commandments of Working in a Hostile Environment: An Interview with T. D. Jakes

T.D. Jakes

T. D. Jakes, pastor and businessman, has a long list of accomplishments, growing ever longer. Penguin Group released The Ten Commandments for Working in a Hostile Environment, in which Bishop Jakes speaks practically as both pastor and businessman. In this interview, Jakes talks with The High Calling about being a Christian in the workplace. [Read more...]

The Red Pen

red pen

by Alissa Wilkinson If you listened closely at my office door during the month of December, you’d hear a bunch of resounding thuds. It’s the sound of stacks of printed final assignments being dropped onto my desk. In the sorts of classes I teach, the lion’s share of grading comes at the end of the [Read More...]