Articles

April 28th, 2017

All Work Matters | Mike Rowe

In a recent interview on Meet the Press, Mike Rowe, the former host of Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs,” lamented what he perceives to be a general lack of enthusiasm for work—and a particular lack of enthusiasm for the kind of work featured on his show: physically-demanding, often socially...

February 4th, 2017

The Blue Collar Challenge: Connecting Faith and Human Labor

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Contemporary blue-collar employees often fail to appreciate the biblical significance of ordinary human labor. Consequently, they perceive work as a necessary evil while frustration and alienation characterize time spent on the job. Empirical research suggests that blue-collar workers have...

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April 7th, 2013

The High Calling of Trash Removal

What does trash removal have to do with God's work? Thom Ranier tells the story of one company, and their dedication to calling. "Music City Disposal is a multi-generational family company in Nashville. Over a year ago, I met the retired patriarch of the company. In his own down-to-earth...