The Surprising Key that Opens the Gift of Work

running and rest

by Keri Wyatt Kent I am currently training for a half marathon. Today, my training consists of not running. I am writing this from the couch. That’s right. Any training schedule for long-distance race will recommend days to run, cross train, lift weights—and at least one day per week of rest. The resting allows the body [Read More...]

The Gift of Truth: Recovering from Porn Addiction

by Jen Ferguson There were no bows. No pretty paper to unwrap. No tag or tissue paper. No ribbons to untie. But it was still a gift. A priceless gift. A few years ago when I asked my husband Craig “When’s the last time you looked at porn?” I wasn’t expecting the answer he gave [Read More...]

The Theory of Everything, and the Faith of Jane Hawking


“The Theory of Everything,” a new film about cosmologist and theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, is a sad, beautiful love story in which the faith of a devoted wife sustains her as she struggles under the weight of her atheist husband’s worsening disability, ascendent fame, and single-minded devotion to work. The warmly shot and superbly acted [Read More...]

Serving God in the Business of Death


Caleb Wilde is that rare breed of death writer who doesn’t write about death from the perspective of someone dying or someone having buried a loved one. A sixth generation funeral director in small-town Pennsylvania, Wilde’s popular blog, Confessions of a Funeral Director, has earned him a wide following and appearances at Ted-X and on [Read More...]

Challenges and Crises in Seminary and University Education


by Bob Robinson How well do our educational institutions support and promote living out our faith in our work? Not very well, according to two experts who addressed those attending the Faith@Work Summit in Boston this weekend. Paul Williams of Regent College addressed some major problems that he sees in North American seminary education. In [Read More...]

Turning the Workplace, Classroom, and Marketplace Into Sanctuaries


“Growing up on the farms you learn that you take care of your place first, because your place takes care of you,” she tells us. But soemthing tells me that Cheryl Broetje takes this idea much farther than most of us. Faced with some tough decisions about whether to let workers go (in order to collect [Read More...]