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Bivocational Ministry as an Evangelism Opportunity
One-third of American pastors are bivocational.
present solely to solve their co-workers crises before quickly moving on, pastors can better understand and dedicate the necessary time to be true missionaries in their secular vocation.
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.
Shut Up and Dance! The Intersection of Freedom, Art, and Gospel Expression
Artist and evangelist believes all art carries a message.
A healthy society makes room for its citizens, regardless of vocation, to voice their opinion without being censored. After all, to defend free speech anywhere is to defend it everywhere.
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.
‘You Can’t Just Tell Us What to Believe’
Gregory Coles says the church should offer “breathing room” for gay Christians, like himself, who want to pursue sexual holiness.
church.”. Evangelicals have frequently portrayed singleness as a less-than-ideal vocation—a (hopefully) temporary rest station on the road to marital bliss.
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.
Your Calling Actually Isn’t About You
From our special issue: resisting the draw of self-serving discipleship.
From our special issue: resisting the draw of self-serving discipleship.
When It Comes to Sexuality, ‘We Can’t Simply Review the Verses Anymore’Subscriber Access Only
Pastor Todd Wilson wants to recover the deeper theological and moral meaning of being made male and female.
be included in the central culture of our churches. What does it mean to have a “vocation” as a man or woman? I would think about this from two angles
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
Breathing New Life into the Christian University
What would it look like if higher education were grounded in the worship, love, and study of God?
Christians wish to reorient and redirect the broader trend, they need “to think in whole new ways about how to envision, create, and structure universities and the academic vocation of a
The Gift of Mom Guilt
Hearing God’s call in a "lean in" or "opt out" world.
Yet, as mothers, the Lord also blesses us with children whom he calls us to shepherd in his ways. Motherhood, like one's career vocation, is a calling with clear biblical foundations.
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
Catholic but not RomanSubscriber Access Only
To celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the ‘Reforming Catholic Confession’ calls Protestants to unity.
1:26–27), and accordingly that all men, women, and children have been graciously bestowed with inherent dignity (rights) and creaturely vocation (responsibilities). Fallenness.
Online Tribalism Threatens Women’s Ministry
From our special issue: reflections on discipleship in a fractured age.
Today, the conversations are shifting again. As more women work in the marketplace, women wrestle with questions of vocation, calling, and faithful service.
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.
5 Female Change Makers
Meet the nonprofit leaders featured in our special issue.
Meet the nonprofit leaders featured in our special issue.
I'm a Rare Breed: An Elite Chess Player Who’s Open About His Faith
Why I follow Jesus publicly, even when people warn that my career will suffer.
I'm a Rare Breed: An Elite Chess Player Who's Open About His Faith. Why I follow Jesus publicly, even when people warn that my career will suffer. Wesley So| August 18, 2017.
AJ Sherrill: The Eucharist and VocationSubscriber Access Only
The Eucharist may happen on Sunday, but it calls and equips us for Monday.
The Most Dangerous Thing Luther Did
The Most Dangerous Thing Luther Did
And other facts about Bible translation that transformed the world.
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