Reaching the Next Generation
This is a generation starving for community.
King. 4. Teach them about vocation as well as devotion. We have to rescue the coming generation from the problem of compartmentalizing our faith.
Why Your Deflated Retirement Dream Might Be God’s Open Door
After losing my safety net, I see retirement as meaningful vocation, not permanent vacation.
After losing my safety net, I see retirement as meaningful vocation, not permanent vacation. In sum: The conversation about vocation shouldn't end if and when our careers do.
Can We Evangelize Late Modern Culture?
We cannot assume a shared foundation.
His or her identity is in flux, nomadic. Things that have traditionally been seen as static—gender, sexuality, vocation, spouses, values—are now dynamic, interchangeable.
Ministry in the Present Tense
Unshackle yourself from the tyranny of the past and future.
Some Christians are uncomfortable with the discipline of mindfulness because it is also practiced in some non-Christian traditions like Buddhism. Its
Jesus on the Job: How Faith Mixes With Work, Part 2
It is past time to have a robust conversation around integrating faith and learning.
Aug 4, 2016. workplace, evangelism, vocation. Jesus on the Job: How Faith Mixes With Work, Part 2. Jesus on the Job: How Faith Mixes With Work, Part 2.
Jesus on the Job: How Faith Mixes With Work, Part 1
It is time for us to see all work as vital to the growth of the Kingdom of God.
Aug 1, 2016. evangelism, work, vocation. Jesus ministry?”. As a result, confusion often abounds in regards to vocation and how we can joyfully thrive in our work.
Leadership Development According to Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Bonhoeffer's wisdom on leadership endures.
Instead of merely hoping that your preaching will stir some to see their primary vocation and calling as being harvest workers, what if you actually created intentional environments and
N. T. Wright: The Church Continues the Revolution Jesus Started
In his new book, Wright explains that Jesus' death does more than just get us into heaven.
suffering love . . . but that's a whole other story. Suffice it to say that the vocation of God's people today is to continue to implement that revolution. Even as
Recommended Church Planting Books: New and Old
“Read two old books for every new one.”
Griggs, a rural church planter by vocation, presents a fresh case for small town ministry, and then outlines a few principles on how to do ministry in small towns. Morrow, Aaron.
Why the Church Needs the Infertile Couple
We're missing a broader scope of familial love.
But it may also become a gift for the infertile couple, and when the hours of sadness and emptiness finally grow thin, may be adopted as a vocation, a way of bearing witness to goods
Thriving in a Bi-Vocational Role
5 pieces of advice I could have used when I started.
I recall visiting a patient who asked why I “left the ministry.”. I have come to understand the theology of “vocation” as a scaffolded process. Some of us
Dispatches from Baylor: Let Women Lead
We see female professors excel when the people around them support their callings.
Women should do the job to which they are called. I love Gaudy Night. I loved it even before I realized what a progressive argument it makes about female vocation.
People Aren't Projects
...and other lessons I learned as a rural pastor.
among God's people, must be rooted in the Jesus way of friendship. Friendship is perhaps our original vocation. By this I don't mean that we're to buddy
Finding a Job that Works for You and for God
Tips for overcoming job-hopping, career confusion, and ‘vocational scrambling.’
Our willingness to move between disjointed occupations and to consider such significant career changes reflects our need to consider deeper questions about vocation.
How Discipleship Is Transforming Nairobi, One Woman at a Time
Women in urban East Africa face challenges that are both unique and universal.
These years later, my calling and vocation are defined by discipleship: I mentor a number of young women who hold positions of leadership and influence in Kenya and the neighboring
Melvin Banks Had a Dream
An interview with the founder of the largest African American Christian publishing house.
One of the initiatives that we have taken on in recent years involves helping people understand the relationship between faith and vocation in order that they might use their abilities in
Pursue the Caller, Not the Calling
What we forgot about vocation.
Pursue the Caller, Not the Calling. What we forgot about vocation. Ryan J. Pemberton| September 28, 2015. Pursue the Caller, Not the Calling. What we forgot about vocation.