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Calling and Vocation

"But in the Bible, the concept of calling goes deeper than any one aspect of life, such as work. God calls people to become united with himself in every aspect of life. This can only occur as a response to Christ’s call to follow him. The calling to follow Christ lies at the root of every other calling. It is important, however, not to confuse a calling to follow Christ with a callin...

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Workplace Evangelism Abroad Begins with Workplace Evangelism at Home

In this article from IMB, Sebastian Traeger writes about workplace evangelism. Sometimes the idea can become romanticized in our minds and is something we say we will do in the future, but it actually begins now wherever we are. Traeger not only discusses this idea, but also gives four ways to provoke Gospel conversations with the people at work. To read the full article, click the butto...

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The Whole of the Whole Gospel

"In nothing has the church so lost Her hold on reality as in Her failure to understand and respect the secular vocation. She has allowed work and religion to become separate departments, and is astonished to find that, as a result, the secular work of the world is turned to purely selfish and destructive ends, and that the greater part of the world’s intelligent workers have become i...

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The Top Ten Books on Faith and Work

The ‚ÄčInstitute for Faith, Work, and Economics recently released their 2018 updated list for the top-ten best books on faith and work. These books answer questions such as, "What is the purpose of work?", and, "How am I, as a Christian supposed to live as a follower of Jesus in the place where I spend 40 or more hours a week?" The list is worth checking out, and each boo...

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Redefining Work

In his talk at the Faith at Work conference, Tim Keller goes through what God intends for our work, and how we have shifted from its intended purpose. Keller offers an incredibly insightful way of thinking about all of our work, even the smallest tasks.

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Modeling Christ in the Workplace Through Work Well Done

"Christians in the workplace should be motivated by our desire to glorify God and to inspire others to desire to know him. Work done well is uncommon, and it will be noticed by our colleagues and clients or patients." On The High Calling blog, several reasons why and ways are given to model Christ through excellency in our work. Working excellently in everyday jobs gives God glor...

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Dear Christian, You've Been Called to Mission

"The call of God on our lives extends even to the ordinary activities and relationships of our station in life. Things like singleness or marriage, family, location and vocation, and church membership are not mere circumstances in the life of a disciple of Jesus, but aspects of God’s call on our lives to live for his glory." What does being "called" really mean? ...

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Finding Myself in the Mommy Wars

Mothers, how do you do it? The walls separating our work life, personal life, and spiritual life seem to be everlasting. Somewhere along the way, we have made the ironic steps of organizing our lives in these categories of purpose, but we have positioned ourselves to be overwhelmed trying to maintain each of these worlds. Amy Whitfield, in her article for the Gospel Coalition, tears down th...

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11 Companies Hiring for Jobs You Can Do from Anywhere

What if you could do your job somewhere else in the world? Flexibility & Mobility - Two of the greatest selling points that the new wave of remote workers has taken full advantage of across a variety job sectors. Technology, more than ever, has allowed corporations, small businesses, and work teams to lose the necessity & overhead of a brick & mortar office and facilitates v...

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How to Teach English Overseas and Be a Missionary Too

"Those who can't do, teach." - WRONG. Teachers do not need to fall victim to the sacred & secular divide. All of life - home, classroom, community - can and does spread the gospel. Marketplaces around the world are hungry for quality educators, especially if you have certification in teaching English as a Second Language (ESL). Teaching overseas not only is a job that ...

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