“Daddy, Stay Home and Play”

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Although I had been in the new position for just a few weeks, it still had that new job smell to it. There was a certain satisfaction to that sensation that I had arrived. I had studied for years. I took the competency test. I did my time in the trenches, working away at lesser joys, perfecting my craft. [Read more...]

VIDEO: How Important Is Mentoring?


If you think about most of the major life-decisions you’ve made, there was probably someone there giving you feedback and advice. Am I right? We may not always call that person a “mentor,” but they do tend to function according to the definition of one. [Read more...]

Mentors, Money, & Personal Development

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If you want to be an elite leader, you’ll need mentors, money, and personal development. Building upon research reported in his Pulitzer Prize nominated book,Faith in the Halls of Power: How Evangelicals Joined the American Elite, Laity Leadership Institute Senior Fellow and Rice University sociologist D. Michael Lindsay mined this startling new data about the factors that help elite leaders advance in their careers. [Read more...]

VIDEO: You Will Be Inspired by How These Millennials Serve God in Their Work

Dylan Weston bottle feeds a young calf on the dairy farm.

The faith and work movement is getting old. It is time to educate and empower the next generation. [Read more...]

Dear God, thank you for this crummy job


I remember the days when I bounded out of bed, ready to seize the day.

Back then, work was a joy. My coworkers banded together as we found new solutions to fix problems. My chain of command was empowering. My duties were challenging and fresh, engaging my mind and abilities. That was yesterday. [Read more...]

Five work lessons you can learn from monks


Even rising at 3:30 a.m. each day, how tough can it be to fill your days with prayer and Scripture? But in fact, there’s more to monks’ lives than simply retreating from the modern world to spend time in prayer and Bible study. These guys work very hard. [Read more...]