Jesus, on the night he was betrayed…
We are all familiar with these words, usually said as we join together in the Lord’s Supper. But before serving that remarkable first communion, Jesus did something else that was also remarkable.
He washed the disciples’ feet.
In doing this, Jesus provided a [...]READ FULL POST →
With final exams and graduation right around the corner, college seniors are preparing to enter the most uncertain time in their lives.
Even with fewer options today than pre-recession grads, students don’t want to take the first or highest-paying job that comes their way. They’re thinking differently about how to [...]READ FULL POST →
The Institute for Faith, Work & Economics (IFWE) has released a Spanish version of its video, “Freedom to Flourish.” The video shares the message that all work, not just that of pastors and missionaries, is significant, and points to the critical role that freedom plays in [...]READ FULL POST →
Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.
- 1 Corinthians 15:58 (ESV)
As we enter into Holy Week we should ask ourselves the question, “What does the [...]READ FULL POST →
How do we establish a balance between work and the rest of life?
Two passages in particular can shed light for us on this question. These passages give a picture of God’s character, and understanding God’s character is the first step in finding a work-life balance.
The first passage is [...]READ FULL POST →
What on earth am I doing?
That’s the question that rang in my head when I woke up at 5 a.m. on September 5th, 2009, to begin the sixteen hour drive from St. Louis to Washington, D.C.
I was moving to the nation’s capital to take part in a year-long, post-graduate fellowship [...]READ FULL POST →
Part 4 in a series on Regulation
If you ask a non-Christian what comes to mind when he thinks of Christianity, there is a good chance that he will mention rules, things Christians can’t do. It is true that various denominations have imposed rules about dancing, music, card [...]READ FULL POST →
Is it possible to network to the glory of God, or is all professional networking just an attempt to manipulate people into doing favors for you?
For many Christians, networking is a professional necessity. So how can we approach it from a Christian perspective?
A friend of mine, who spends roughly fifty [...]READ FULL POST →