They Shall Know Us By Our Bumper Stickers


The truck wasn’t large, but it was covered in bumper stickers—sides, doors, and tailgate. Each sticker was an angry message against Christianity and conservatism. From pro-choice messages to Darwinism, to plain old anti-Christian one-liners, this truck must have had them all. Driving home, my mind raced. Such anger! What were this man’s thoughts as he [Read More...]

Don’t Worry, Be Thankful: Eucharisteo with Ann Voskamp


by Glynn Young My first conversation with Ann Voskamp was at Laity Lodge near Kerrville, Texas. Writers and editors for The High Calling were having a late night get-together. Looking for something to drink, I walked into the kitchen and smack-dab into a spirited conversation about national health care. Ann turned to me and rather passionately asked, [Read More...]

Praying for Those Who Hurt Us


by Mark D. Roberts “Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who hurt you.” Luke 6:28 When Jesus calls us to love our enemies, we might wonder what that really means in practice. Surely, we’re not to get all warm and fuzzy when we think about those who seek to hurt us. That’s our [Read More...]

A Long Nose for Anger

by Al Hsu A few weeks ago my family moved, and we went online to reserve a moving truck. They were supposed to call us the day before our move to let us know where to pick up the truck. They never called. We tried several different numbers and offices, but no one could help [Read More...]

The Five Biggest Career Mistakes Christians Make

by J. B. Wood For years I was stuck in a mindset that placed an irrationally high value on ministry while under-appreciating God’s interest in using my talents, skills, and interests to pursue His kingdom in a variety of alternate forms. God has created a pretty big world out there, but many of us Christians [Read More...]

Interview with David Ratcliffe: Chairman, President, and CEO of Southern Company

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by Marcus Goodyear David Ratcliffe is the chairman, president, and CEO of Southern Company, one of the largest electrical companies in America. After decades of service, Mr. Ratcliffe retired in December 2010. He was gracious enough to speak with us about the high calling of his daily work. Have you learned any insights about God from [Read More...]