What does the Wall Street Journal know about the meaning of work?


Kudos to the Wall Street Journal for its article “I Don’t Have a Job. I Have a Higher Calling” on Wednesday, Feb. 25. It’s an issue that deserves the attention. The Journal reports how companies including Travelzoo, Google, Kohl’s, Harley-Davidson, KPMG, and Juniper Networks try to attract, motivate and retain employees by appealing to “lofty [Read More...]

Walmart Wages: Biblical Justice or Good Business?


Guest Contributors: Al Erisman, Andy Mills, Christine Tan Walmart recently announced that it would raise pay for its hourly U.S. employees to at least $9 an hour by April. The announcement comes amidst years-old controversy over the pros and cons of raising the federal minimum wage, which is currently $7.25 an hour. Does this mean [Read More...]

Lent: an Invitation to Incarnation


Many Christians use the 40 days of Lent to honor the 40 days of fasting and temptation Jesus endured before the start of his work (Luke 3:23). If we examine Jesus’ time in the wilderness, we discover an invitation to experience more of his partnership in our own work. In Luke’s account of Jesus’ temptation, his very identity is [Read More...]

Faith Meets Fine Dining at Seattle’s Canlis


Guest Contributor: Eddie Wang Tucked away in the cozy Pacific Northwest is one of Seattle’s premier fine dining treasures: Canlis. For three generations, Canlis has been family-owned and operated, and has garnered multiple awards, including Gourmet Magazine’s #19 restaurant in America. This past Tuesday, I spent some time with Mark Canlis, co-owner of this iconic restaurant, and [Read More...]

Love, Marriage & Work: Lessons from the Bible’s Raunchiest Book


With Valentine’s Day coming up, we thought we’d share some insight about love—and work—from the raunchiest book of the Bible: Song of Songs. The Song of Songs is love poetry, centered on celebrating the beauty of love between man and woman. You may be surprised to learn that this book has anything to say about [Read More...]