Work & the Church Today
A wealth-creating culture can be a sign of human flourishing, especially when a culture once in extreme poverty begins to create enough wealth to move beyond destitution. We should celebrate it when cultures reach a point where they can feed, clothe, and shelter themselves and use their God-given abilities more fully.
Still, we [...]MORE →
In his farewell address to the nation, delivered September 19th, 1796, George Washington stated:
Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of patriotism, who should labor to subvert these [...]MORE →
How should Christians think about work, success, and wealth?
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 →
Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes-Benz?/My friends all drive Porsches, I must make amends/Worked hard all my lifetime, no help from my friends/So Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes-Benz?
- Janis Joplin, ”Mercedes-Benz”
In case you missed it, over 100,000,000 people saw this ad during yesterday’s Super Bowl [...]MORE →
Part 9 in a series on Work and the Church Today
495 years ago today, on October 31st, 1517, Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the door of the Castle Church of Wittenberg.
Vocation was one topic Luther covered prominently in his theological writings. Gene Edward Veith states that,
Luther [...]MORE →
Part 8 in a series on Work and the Church Today