You Don't Have to Quit to Find Life-Giving Work
Taken from Everyday Missions: How Ordinary People Can Change the World by Leroy Barber. Copyright(c) 2012 by Leroy Barber. Used by permission of InterVarsity Press PO Box 1400 Downers Grove, IL 60515. www.ivpress.com.
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Earlier Christianity Today articles on work, employment, calling, and vocation include:
Calling All Callings: Amy Sherman on 'Kingdom Calling' | Christians can build thriving communities by exercising their vocational gifts. (Feb. 9, 2012)
Blessed Are the Jobless: How Ministries Aid the Unemployed | For millions of discouraged workers, the church can turn job loss into a gift. (Jan. 13, 2012)
Working on Eternity | Ben Witherington sets earthly labor in kingdom context. A review of Work: A Kingdom Perspective on Labor. (June 15, 2011)
The Meaning of Business | Christians in the marketplace, says Jeff Van Duzer, are not second-class citizens of the kingdom. (January 14, 2011)
Career Counseling in Church | More congregations launch job-search programs for the unemployed. (September 2, 2009)
The Purpose-Driven Job Hunter | Richard Nelson Bolles on discerning God's will when facing unemployment. (September 2, 2009)
Work Is Our Mission | Why the godly baker's most significant task is baking good bread. (Nov. 14, 2007)
Reflections: Work and Vocation | Quotations from Thomas Merton, Dorothy Sayers, and others (Sept. 1, 2003)