Jul 9, 2014

Risk and Reward: Speaking Up

There comes a point when you just speak up. I was a year or so into my job at InterVarsity Press, an evangelical book publisher, where I was concentrated on proofreading and administrative support for the editorial department. But IVP is a uniquely and profoundly process-oriented place, which means that...Read more +
Oct 26, 2012

Time Peace

Dear Kevin, Enclosed please find a pocket watch, a gift from me to you. Gift is perhaps the wrong word; maybe think of it as a trust. Your father entrusted this gift to me twenty-five years ago (give or take a year)—or, as you might appreciate: 525,600 minutes x 25...Read more +
Aug 3, 2012

More Than a Sabbath: My Fast From Earning

Editor's Note: On Fridays we're hosting a series called More Than a Sabbath, where employees discuss how they've taken a break from otherwise good elements of work. Each post is a response to How to Fast the Other Six Days . There was a time when my wages were a...Read more +
Mar 30, 2012

Everything Matters: Editing as a Cultural Act

Editor's Note: On Fridays we're hosting a series called Everything Matters, where guests share why the work of their particular vocational fields is a cultural act. Each installment serves as a response to the post, Creating a High Calling Culture . I am a professional back-seat driver. I sit in...Read more +