The Work of Our Hands
What is the right amount of time to spend at work?
I recently watched the documentary Happy, which explores the concept of happiness in different cultures. The filmmakers travel the world looking at different communities and how they think about happiness.
The film’s segment on Japan focuses [...]MORE →
Part 3 in a series on Is Your Work Useless?
There might be a Christian way to write a play, but is there a Christian way to land a plane?
In other words, is there a “Christian way” to carry out all work?
If properly understood, our vocations can help Christians impact our communities, our cities, and our world by helping restore the culture to the glory of God.
Restoring the culture to the glory of God: it’s [...]MORE →
If I obey Jesus Christ in the seemingly random circumstances of life, they become pinholes through I see the face of God.
- Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest
The word obedience does not carry a very positive connotation for me. In my youth [...]MORE →
Part 9 in a series on Eight Most Popular Myths about Wealth, Poverty, and Free Enterprise
You’ve heard the warnings: the earth is overpopulated, and soon we’ll run out of food, farmland, and fuel. If we don’t make changes now, we’ll destroy the [...]MORE →
There is a great scene in the comedy film O Brother, Where Art Thou? that speaks to the subject of sin and obedience.
After escaped convicts Pete and Delmar are saved and baptized, they have a discussion with the skeptic Everett about the extent of the forgiveness of [...]MORE →
Taylor University, my alma mater, is a small, Christian, liberal arts university in Upland, Indiana. I attended that fine institution from 2005-2009. Whenever someone spends more than a day on campus or around the student body, they always remark about the tight sense of community.
In August 2012, this community MORE →
Part 3 in a series on Gifts of the Spirit
The work of the Holy Spirit in the world has several implications for Christians and their work. Whether working in creation or regeneration, the Spirit constantly empowers us to carry out the callings God places on our [...]MORE →