Dec 1, 2014

The Football Suit

At The High Calling and the H. E. Butt Family Foundation, we rejoice that so many organizations are rising up to help Christians think about the integration of faith and work. And we are thankful to be part of an organization that has been thinking about integrated living since 1933...Read more +
Nov 21, 2014

Don't Worry, Be Thankful: Eucharisteo with Ann Voskamp

My first conversation with Ann Voskamp was at Laity Lodge near Kerrville, Texas. Writers and editors for The High Calling were having a late night get-together. Looking for something to drink, I walked into the kitchen and smack-dab into a spirited conversation about national health care. Ann turned to me...Read more +
Nov 19, 2014

"What Kind of Change Should We Strive for in Our Communities?" - Andy Crouch

"What Kind of Change Should We Strive for in Our Communities?" - Andy Crouch
Cultures are designed to ward off impact. Instead, I think we need to look for more modest words: words like influence, words like create, and words like contribute.Read more +
Nov 7, 2014

"What Kind of Calling do all Christians Share?" - Andy Crouch

"What Kind of Calling do all Christians Share?" - Andy Crouch
As Christians, we are called to work towards "shalom"—comprehensive flourishing—in everything we do.Read more +
Nov 3, 2014

Postal Service

"Neither snow, nor rain, nor gloom of night shall stay these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds." So goes the unofficial motto of the U. S. Postal Service. But did you know those words hail back to the 5th century B.C.? Herodotus first penned that slogan about...Read more +
Oct 13, 2014

Small Change

In 2003, Hong Kong had an outbreak of SARS—a severe and sometimes deadly form of viral pneumonia. No doubt you read about it. So what saved Hong Kong’s health? One dramatic step made the most difference—hand washing. Soap and water under a faucet. And what did all that hand-washing accomplish?...Read more +
Sep 26, 2014

Vocation Focus: Follow Your Passion, Not Your Career Path

I know two nurses. One finds great joy serving in a hospice and offering tender care to the dying. The other works in the burn ward of a children’s hospital and helps little ones on the road to recovery. But neither of them can imagine how the other works where...Read more +
Sep 23, 2014

Best Books for Business: Love Works

Can a company in today’s cutthroat world actually run on biblical principles – and prosper? Can an organization be guided by faith and still be sensitive to a diverse world? Can you take the words of Jesus and put them in a corporate setting? There is a company that’s doing...
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Sep 23, 2014

The Business Books That Have Most Influenced Me

Over the years, I probably have read most of the self-help books that have taken the business world by storm. Speechwriters were almost required to do this, if for nothing else than finding a topical quote to use in an executive’s speech. In Search of Excellence . Who Moved My...
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Sep 22, 2014

Best Books for Business: The Business of Work

When I gave Dad a tour of my workplace, we were maybe five steps into the newsroom when he took in our paper-piled desks and file-filled boxes and asked, “Does OSHA ever visit here?” Dad worked at an an industrial bakery — hot, heavy, noisy work, turning out thousands of...
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