Sep 15, 2014

Share Your Story: Best Books for Business

So first, a confession: This week's community link-up falls under the theme "Best Books for Business," but I am not an avid reader of business books. However, I’ve read plenty of books that have deeply influenced my work in the world. My work life has been greatly impacted by books...
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Jul 27, 2014

Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe was arguably the greatest American athlete of all time. He won the decathlon and pentathlon at the 1912 Olympics. After that, he played pro baseball and football. In college, his Carlisle track team was invited to compete against the powerful Lafayette College. His school arrived with only five...Read more +
Jul 3, 2014

Best Vacation Stories: When Things Go Wrong

Imagine the surprise when a hardworking Google employee was informed he would be receiving an extra week of vacation this summer because his daughter wrote a letter to his boss requesting as much . Actually, she asked for just a single day off, but because the letter was so touching,...Read more +
Jul 2, 2014

Best Vacation Stories: Tomorrow Night, Marshmallows

When my childhood friend returned home from vacation, I’d run to her house and ask about the trip. She hiked in the mountains and slept in a tent and fell asleep to night sounds of crickets and tree frogs and hooting owls. They cooked meals wrapped in foil and roasted...Read more +
Jul 1, 2014

Summer 2014 High Calling Video Contest

High Calling Contest - Share Your Story
Share your story of serving God in everyday ordinary work, for a chance to win $1000 scholarship for spiritual renewal!Read more +
Jul 1, 2014

Best Vacation Stories: Untaken Photos

A few years ago, an acquaintance heard me say that I never take formal vacations and butted in, “Well, you should. And you need to start this year.” I smiled politely. Must be nice to order Disney World onto someone who can’t afford it like you can . When abrasive...Read more +
Jun 25, 2014

Rethinking Scarcity: The Emergence of Creative Communities

I expect no one would disagree that creative innovation often arises from scarcity. From Ritz cracker apple pie to the dinners we developed with nothing but a microwave and hot pot during college, some creative spark in human nature thrives when put to the challenge of limited resources. Likewise, in...Read more +
Jun 4, 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
In the movies, when a comet is about to impact the planet, the whole world mobilizes to prevent that from happening . . . because cultures actually resists impact very effectively.Read more +
May 25, 2014

Time to Fly

The philosopher Kierkegard gives us a great lesson for life. A flock of geese lived together in a courtyard. Once a week, they gathered in a corner of the yard. An eloquent member of their group mounted the fence to tell the wondrous legacy of their forefathers, who mounted on...Read more +
May 21, 2014

Plug Into Silence

Plug Into Silence - The High Calling
In our fast-paced digital world, we need time to unplug from machines.Read more +

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