April 26, 2014

What if we spent the same amount of time, effort, and resources helping a man or woman find and keep a job as we do handing out clothes on a Saturday morning? What would that do? Read more

April 22, 2014

One-way giving is no proof of interest in another person’s welfare. Relationships are real compassion. Suffering with our poor brothers and sisters through life together is the only real solution to end the cycle of generational poverty. Read more

April 18, 2014

How does the middle-class church, with its high production values, strong work ethic, emphasis on appearance, and individualistic bent begin to engage, understand, befriend, include, and eventually value the contributions of the generationally poor and their culture? Read more

April 14, 2014

What difference might it make in our communities if, instead of simply preparing our children to fulfill church-centered functions, or fight the battles that the culture might bring their way, we prepare them to work with God to preserve the culture through their daily employment? Might not the gospel look like a tent, a hamburger, a vehicle, a computer, a mobile device, or an app that was created, built, or prepared by someone who did it as unto the Lord? Read more

April 9, 2014

If you can force me to work – or not to work, as is often the case – you enslave me. If you can take away the fruits of my work at will, you enslave me. If you can take away my home at will, you enslave me. If you can arbitrarily prevent me from buying what I need, or selling what I make, in an open marketplace, you enslave me. This is exactly what the powerful do to the powerless every day around the world. Read more

April 8, 2014

What better way to honor the Risen Lord than to serve His people? Read more

April 6, 2014

The gospel has a deep and vital impact on how we do art, business, government, media, and scholarship. Churches must be highly committed to support Christians’ engagement with culture, helping them work with excellence, distinctiveness, and accountability in their professions and in ‘secular work.' Read more

April 3, 2014

My preaching failed to cast an imaginative vision for spiritual formation in the workplace. How might my listeners have expressed their commitment to live as apprentices to Jesus through their work lives? Read more

March 31, 2014

While the secular-sacred divide still haunts many, some churches are bridging the gap between Sunday worship and Monday faith. Read more

March 20, 2014

God’s grace is constantly at work in the world to promote workplace practices that resonate with what it means to be created in the image of God. Read more


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