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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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Dear Christian, You've Been Called to Mission

"The call of God on our lives extends even to the ordinary activities and relationships of our station in life. Things like singleness or marriage, family, location and vocation, and church membership are not mere circumstances in the life of a disciple of Jesus, but aspects of God’s call on our lives to live for his glory." What does being "called" really mean? ...

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Finding Myself in the Mommy Wars

Mothers, how do you do it? The walls separating our work life, personal life, and spiritual life seem to be everlasting. Somewhere along the way, we have made the ironic steps of organizing our lives in these categories of purpose, but we have positioned ourselves to be overwhelmed trying to maintain each of these worlds. Amy Whitfield, in her article for the Gospel Coalition, tears down th...

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10 Characteristics of Movemental Christianity

What is it going to take for Christianity to sweep across the world? ​A lot of people? A lot of resources? A lot of faith? Take a look at Ed Stetzer's article on Christianity Today's The Exchange that outlines the top 10 characteristics needed to see thousands of churches planted across the globe. Full article is available at the button below. What do you think is included i...

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How Can Christians Be Both Prophetic and Wise in the Workplace?

The following is an excerpt from thegospelcoalition.org: Darryl Williamson shares some wisdom on how to go about being a devoted employee, while also remaining a faithful witness to Christ in the workplace. - thegospelcoalition.org Darryl Williamson is the lead pastor of Living Faith Bible Fellowship in Tampa, Florida, a Council member of The Gospel Coalition, and is currently wor...

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Passion Shouldn’t Be a Prerequisite for Work

At first glance, one cannot help but read and think... "What!? Of course we should be passionate about our jobs!" It's how we do our best work, right? Author Michaela O'Donnell Long shares her personal story with Relevant Magazine on how if she never took the quick jump into a side-startup, she would have never been able to go on the journey to discover her personal...

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Fastest Growing Jobs of the Future: Forbes

What will people be doing in the next 10 years? Check out Forbes' list of the 10 "Fastest Growing Jobs of the Future". This quick-scroll slideshow gives you projections and growth stats for each of these leading professions. Some of these may surprise you! Click below to access the article.

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