Articles via Theology of Work

August 5th, 2014

Practical, Creative Ideas for Pastors on Sunday Morning: Integrating Faith, Work and Calling

Many pastors who want to help their congregations integrate faith and work are not sure where to start. To help you get your creative juices flowing, we’ve collected some practical ideas that can be implemented at your church on Sunday morning.

August 1st, 2014

God’s Presence in Our Struggles at Work (Psalm 23)

“The Lord is my shepherd” (Psalm 23:1). If we trust God, we have the tranquility of knowing that God watches over us, like a shepherd watching over the sheep. This is a reminder to see our work from God’s perspective—not primarily as an instrument for our gratification, but as our part in...

May 19th, 2014

Calling: A Biblical Perspective

"Calling, or vocation, is the single most popular topic in the theology of work. When people ponder how their faith relates to their work, their first question is often, “What kind of work is God calling me to?” We spend more time at work—whether paid or unpaid— than any other waking...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
May 24th, 2013

Vocation Overview | Theology of Work Project

Are you called to your work? Even though we talk about vocation—the Latin derivative of calling—does God really call people to “secular” work? When Christians talk about “calling,” we usually think about calling to a particular type of ministry of religious work. However, since all work is...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
May 20th, 2013

Theology of Work Project

The Theology of Work (TOW) Project exists to help people explore what the Bible and the Christian faith can contribute to ordinary work. The Theology of Work Project is an independent, international organization dedicated to researching, writing, and distributing materials with a biblical...