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 +
Dec 29, 2013

Discovering a Deeper Relationship with God: Best of 2013 Daily Reflections

Christians like to talk about their relationship with God. At times, this has been a difficult image for me to accept. I struggle to have a healthy relationship with my friends and family sometimes, and they are physically present. How can I have a healthy relationship with God when he...Read more +
Dec 28, 2013

Forget Candy Crush and Read the Best Books of 2013

Christians are people of the Word. When God spoke creation into existence, he used words. When John described the coming of Jesus, he wrote, “In the beginning was the Logos,” the Word. Since Gutenberg first printed the Bible, people have come to think of words and books as two sides...Read more +
Dec 27, 2013

The Biggest Anxiety of Seniors at Harvard and the Best of 2013 Young Professionals

Too many voices in the world are still encouraging young people to see God work as separate from regular work. This past spring we talked with Harvard Seniors who expressed their biggest anxiety: Should I work for a non-profit organization that is going to do good in the world, or...Read more +
Dec 20, 2013

Shining a Spotlight on What Christmas Is All About

Luke 2:8-12
At our house, we love our Christmas movies and Christmas specials. During Advent, we watch Elf and the original animated Grinch and Mr. Bean’s hilarious nativity scene . But one special trumps them all: A Charlie Brown Christmas. Nearly 50 years ago in 1965, Charles Schulz and the Peanuts gang...Read more +
Oct 25, 2013

Facebook: Rediscovering 14th Century Community Values

Recently, my wife and I went to her 20th High School Reunion. As you can imagine there was much discussion about who we hoped to reconnect with, how we have changed in the past 20 years… and what we should wear. As we left our hotel room talking about the...Read more +