Articles via The High Calling

December 11th, 2015

Tegu: Building Blocks to Rebuild Communities

The High Calling spoke with Chris and Will Haughey, co-founders of Tegu, about their company's mission in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Every toy the company sells contributes to reforestation and education efforts in surrounding Honduran communities.

November 26th, 2015

Dear God, Thank You for This Crummy Job

I remember the days when I bounded out of bed, ready to seize the day. Back then, work was a joy. My coworkers banded together as we found new solutions to fix problems. My chain of command was empowering. My duties were challenging and fresh, engaging my mind and abilities. That was...

November 5th, 2015

Designed to Work: Made in God's Image

How has God designed us for work? Lots of ways, according to Bob Robinson, Executive Director of re-integrate.org. God gave us...  Hands that can hold a wrench or a paintbrush or a guitar or a scalpel or a child. Eyes that can look through a telescope to study the glory of the heavens and...

August 21st, 2015

The Stewardship of Retirement

In this article in our series Finishing Strong, Glynn Young discovered that retirement is not a biblical concept. The Bible actually teaches us to be stewards of all that God has given us, all the way up to when we are done in this life. As the time approached for me to seriously...

May 17th, 2015

How a "Yes" Culture Prepares College Seniors for Their Calling

A “yes” culture releases people to discover their gifts and live out their calling in the world. “At my church,” says college grad specialist Erica Young Reitz, “this isn’t just a tagline—it’s really happening.” In our series What My Church Does Well, Erica inspires love for young...

November 3rd, 2014

Turning the Marketplace into a Sanctuary

“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 something 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 or to keep...

November 3rd, 2014

Challenges in Seminary and University Education

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...

November 3rd, 2014

You Can Create Things to Restore Your Community

David Gill moved the conversation from devices to decisions, inviting Christians to be proactive in their approach to ethics. Gill has made a career studying ethics, consulting with numerous businesses in addition to his academic work at starting at Berkeley to his recent work at the...

Channel(s): Ethics
November 3rd, 2014

What Technology Will You Bring to Heaven?

That’s the question asked earlier today by John Dyer, the director of web development for Dallas Theological Society. He began the summit’s application discussion by inviting us to think about technology. (If you’ve not yet read John’s book From the Garden to the City, I highly...

September 19th, 2014

The Evaluation: Can We Humanize a Dehumanizing Process?

It’s getting close to that time of year when you have to sit in your boss’s office and he or she rates your performance on a 1 to 5 scale in various aspects of your job. Oh boy. Or perhaps you're the one who has to pull out those forms from the filing cabinet and, with great...