Labor Day is a federal holiday set aside to honor the economic and social contributions of American workers. Christians see work as both a curse and a blessing: The mandate to toil the earth came with our expulsion from the Garden of Eden; but it also represents a high and noble calling of stewardship over God’s good creation.
Polling Evangelicals: Not Pro-Union, but Split Over Unions Versus Government
A Pew Research Center survey suggests evangelicals have the lowest favorability toward government employee unions of any religious group.
Working on Eternity
Ben Witherington sets earthly labor in kingdom context. A review of 'Work: A Kingdom Perspective on Labor.'
Calling All Callings: Amy Sherman on ‘Kingdom Calling’
Christians can build thriving communities by exercising their vocational gifts.
- Embracing the Liturgy of Labor DayIn today’s hybrid work culture, Christians should recommit to the biblical rhythms of work and rest.
- Instead of Becoming a Pastor, I Minister as a PlumberWhile praying and turning wrenches, I discovered a rich Christian life.
- Do They Know It’s Labor Sunday?The century-old observance is scarcely observed, but its concerns remain current.