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Finding God’s Call for Your Life

What do we mean by a "call?" The answer lies in comparing out ideas of "calling" with the Bible's teaching about how and why God guides his people.

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Poverty: A Marred Identity

Systemic poverty often plagues the places where global health professionals serve. Grappling with this crushing reality can be overwhelming.

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Glorifying God at Work — No Matter the Job

"What is the chief end of man?" The answer: "Man's chief end is to glorify God and to enjoy Him forever." This includes Monday through Friday.

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Calling and Vocation

"But in the Bible, the concept of calling goes deeper than any one aspect of life, such as work. God calls people to become united with himself in every aspect of life. This can only occur as a response to Christ’s call to follow him. The calling to follow Christ lies at the root of every other calling. It is important, however, not to confuse a calling to follow Christ with a callin...

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Workplace Evangelism Abroad Begins with Workplace Evangelism at Home

In this article from IMB, Sebastian Traeger writes about workplace evangelism. Sometimes the idea can become romanticized in our minds and is something we say we will do in the future, but it actually begins now wherever we are. Traeger not only discusses this idea, but also gives four ways to provoke Gospel conversations with the people at work. To read the full article, click the butto...

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The Whole of the Whole Gospel

"In nothing has the church so lost Her hold on reality as in Her failure to understand and respect the secular vocation. She has allowed work and religion to become separate departments, and is astonished to find that, as a result, the secular work of the world is turned to purely selfish and destructive ends, and that the greater part of the world’s intelligent workers have become i...

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The Top Ten Books on Faith and Work

The ​Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics recently released their 2018 updated list for the top-ten best books on faith and work. These books answer questions such as, "What is the purpose of work?", and, "How am I, as a Christian supposed to live as a follower of Jesus in the place where I spend 40 or more hours a week?" The list is worth checking out, and each boo...

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Redefining Work

In his talk at the Faith at Work conference, Tim Keller goes through what God intends for our work, and how we have shifted from its intended purpose. Keller offers an incredibly insightful way of thinking about all of our work, even the smallest tasks.

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Modeling Christ in the Workplace Through Work Well Done

"Christians in the workplace should be motivated by our desire to glorify God and to inspire others to desire to know him. Work done well is uncommon, and it will be noticed by our colleagues and clients or patients." On The High Calling blog, several reasons why and ways are given to model Christ through excellency in our work. Working excellently in everyday jobs gives God glor...

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