Apr 21, 2014

The Beautiful Simplicity of Serving God in Our Daily Work

2 Timothy 2:15-26
A few months ago, a famous person came to our house for a party. My wife works for a community theater that hosts a variety of performers—from community theater troupes to Broadway traveling shows. During a small after party for one of these events, the famous person brought his family...Read more +
Apr 13, 2014

Why Holy Week Matters: Meeting Jesus at the Table

What does Holy Week have to do with our wired lives? Where can our 24/7 lives intersect with the slow, significant events of Christ’s journey to the cross? First in a three-part series connecting our everyday lives with scenes from Holy Week: at the table, in the garden, and at...Read more +
Mar 11, 2014

Time’s Up! Productivity Lessons from Grading for the College Board

Everybody hates paperwork. Imagine facing a stack of 1.4 million reports more than a mile tall. That’s the reality for graders of the College Board’s Advanced Placement English tests. As a high school English teacher, I aimed for the highest national achievement I could imagine —becoming a reader for the...Read more +
Jan 17, 2014

God and Technology and the Common Good

The High Calling has many resources about serving God with technology . The integration of faith and work is our mission, and the integration of faith and digital media is how we express our mission. We spend a lot of editorial time reflecting on digital hospitality, digital service, and digital...Read more +
Jan 16, 2014

Wearable Technology Wars: Darth Vader Versus Dick Tracy in Your Daily Work

Does it matter if people see technology before they see each other? Maybe creepy is the new cool. Perhaps you heard the buzz about new wearable technologies in 2013. The volume turned up again last week during CES, the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas where tech manufacturers demo...Read more +
Jan 3, 2014

Our Best Articles on Faith and Work in 2013

For the past several days, we’ve been sharing the most popular articles of 2013 in various categories. It’s time to share the best of the best. These are the articles that most resonnated with our readers. Each of them went viral. Each of them touched a nerve. Each of them...Read more +
Jan 2, 2014

The High Calling Brand of Faith: Best of 2013 Faith

Sometimes having a category of "faith content" seems contrary to what we believe at The High Calling. Faith should be integrated with everything we do, not a separate category! Even so, some articles are more theological, more churchy, more about the Christian part of our Christian lives. Sometimes these articles...Read more +
Jan 1, 2014

Healthy Families Take Work: The Best of 2013 Family

“If your site is about faith and work, why do you talk so much about family?” This is a question we get a lot, and it comes out of our culture’s narrow definition of work. Too many people think work only means Dilbert and The Office and Homer Simpson eating...Read more +
Dec 31, 2013

Finding God at Work and Learning from Mistakes: Best of 2013 Work

In 1924, Howard Butt, Sr., wrote a letter to his fiancé, Mary Holdsworth. He had not yet achieved great success with his grocery company, but he had grand visions of what a Christ-centered business could be. He wrote, "We have no right to live to ourselves alone… we cannot evade...Read more +
Dec 30, 2013

YouTube Is Our Parable Factory: Best of 2013 Videos

What does the fox say? How do animals eat their food? How does Van Damme straddle two Volvo trucks driving down a runway? These are some of the strange questions the world asked while streaming video this year. Interestingly, last year’s most popular videos are all professionally produced. Charlie isn’t...Read more +