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.
Only 1 in 7 Senior Pastors Is Under 40
Report finds passing pulpits to millennials a ‘glaring challenge.’
Leaders age 50 and older, as well as those who have been in ministry for more than 30 years, report being “highly satisfied” with their vocation as a pastor and with their current church
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
James Brown: The Word of God Undergirds Everything I Do
The sports broadcaster opens up about preaching, calling, and straddling two different worlds.
How was preaching different from being in front of millions every week as a broadcaster? It was a night and day difference! Sermons are serious business
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.
What Happens when Churches Read Together
We need to read the Bible, certainly—but also history, literature, current events, and everything else under the sun.
communities. Even when we read personally, we read best when mindful of our vocation and identity as a part of a particular community of God's people.