Articles

March 1st, 2019

The Power of Remembering Names

For most people, their name is the greatest connection to their unique identity. When we remember someone's name, we demonstate that we value him or her. No matter what our excuse—bad memory, poor hearing, age, etc—we can improve our ability to recall names. An article in The Washington...

September 12th, 2018

Theology of Work for Students

This article was written by Luke Bobo of Made to Flourish introduces the importance of integrating faith and work conversations within youth ministries and homes.  "The missing piece of youth ministry: Why they need a theology of work" For believers, whether 17 or...

January 23rd, 2017

Your Work – Your Calling

If you're looking for a model of how to glorify God in your work, look no further than R.G. LeTourneau. See how his business and life continues to impact our current generation for Christ almost fifty years after his death. Then learn how God sees and values your daily work as Bill Peel...

May 16th, 2015

What Makes Work Worthy?

Lots of Christians in the workplace wonder if their work really matters to God. To them, as far as God’s kingdom priorities are concerned, they believe their work at the office or plant or school is meaningful to God (at least they hope it’s meaningful to Him) because it serves as a...

via Bill Peel
November 13th, 2014

Dinnertime Sabbath at Bandwidth.com

In the Old Testament, God legislated a time of rest called the Sabbath. It was not a day of worship—every day is for worship. Sabbath was about rest from your work. It surprises some people that the fourth commandment to keep the Sabbath isn’t repeated as a command in the New Testament,...

August 1st, 2014

Twenty-Somethings Are Embracing a Christian View of Vocation, but Not Because of the Church

Twenty-somethings in the workplace. Most reactions to this picture probably aren’t positive (see the Millennials in the Workplace Training Video to learn more about why). So you might be surprised to learn that twenty-somethings are actually embracing a Christian theology of work. Barna...

August 1st, 2014

Working For the Weekend? Time to Reframe What Work Means.

Rest (Sabbath) reframes what work is supposed to be. Work and rest are meant to work in tandem, but all too often they are seen as opposites.  When most Americans think about rest, they have one thing in mind, the weekend.  We  push hard all week, and in doing so push rest and restoration...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
May 15th, 2014

Theology of Work & Building Spiritual Capital in the Workplace

A Theology of Work The Bible has more to say about work than worship. Yet most Christians don’t understand the significance of work to God’s kingdom. This session will explore how God views work and how a biblical theology of work should shape our experiences in the marketplace and our...

December 3rd, 2013

"Why Work? by Dorothy Sayers

If work is to find its right place in the world, it is the duty of the Church to see to it that the work serves God, and that the worker serves the work. -- Dorothy Sayers Dorothy Sayers was one of the first women to graduate from Oxford and, arguably, one of the most influential Christian...

October 19th, 2013

The Church, Faith, and Work

According to Tim Keller, “the gospel has a deep and vital impact on how we do art, business, government, media, and scholarship. ... Developing humane, yet creative and excellent business environments out of our understanding of the gospel can be part of the work of restoring creation in...

Channel(s): Leadership: Church