Oct 7, 2013

For the Love of Books: Lonesome Dove

Here at The High Calling, we are word people. We love books and we love to hear about books you love. On Monday mornings in October, we've asked a few of our readers to share about a book that has influenced their life in some way. Today we welcome Megan...Read more +
Jul 9, 2013

#THClive with the #ActivistFaith Team

Join the co-founders of the dynamic #ActivistFaith movement as they share biblical contexts, personal stories, and practical guidance for engaging twelve divisive social issues. Written for Democrats, Republicans, Independents, and even those who despise religion yet love Jesus, Activist Faith: From Him and For Him will guide you toward speaking—and...Read more +
Feb 21, 2013

Organic Community for the Common Good

At his excellent website, Next Reformation , Len Hjalmarson reveals the story of a man who is making a difference in Windsor, Ontario. Bob Cameron left his comfortable suburban life to move into the inner city and establish the Downtown Windsor Community Collaborative. Hjalmarson quotes a portion of a feature...Read more +
Jan 4, 2013

Books: Chasing Superwoman

Early this year when the Pentagon’s highest ranking female resigned to spend more time with her children, eyebrows raised. Michèle A. Flournoy, former Defense Undersecretary for Policy, is married to a high-ranking naval officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The couple has three children, ages 14, 12 and 9...Read more +
Dec 3, 2012

Have You Been Booked?

I told him we shouldn't go. What could I possibly need from a bookstore when my home is already in danger of being featured on an episode of Hoarders: Book Barrage ? But it was Black Friday and we had driven 150 miles to shop in the big city and...Read more +
Nov 12, 2012

Book Review: Work Matters, Lessons from Scripture by R. Paul Stevens

From the time I awake to the sound of the alarm on my phone, my life seems to be centered not just around technology, but entertainment. There's the radio app on my phone, the constant temptations while at work, glued to my computer but with Facebook or YouTube just a...Read more +
Jun 29, 2012

Everything Matters: Book Publicity as a Cultural Act

Editor's Note: The Everything Matters series highlights why the work of particular vocational fields is a cultural act. Each installment serves as a response to the post, Creating a High Calling Culture . I entered the publishing world through the marketing department—a fact I often felt the need to justify...Read more +
Apr 9, 2012

Still: A Chat with Lauren Winner

I’ve been a fan of author Lauren Winner’s work since her spiritual memoir Girl Meets God was released in 2002. I had the chance to meet her in 2010 when she taught a workshop at the Laity Lodge Writer’s Retreat…but didn’t get much past a shy hello as we washed...Read more +
Jan 2, 2012

Best of 2011 Books

Our High Calling community enjoys reading and sharing the experience with others. This year we have featured books across diverse categories including business, poetry, and spiritual formation. This list represents some of the most popular books we have touched on this year. You can see the others we have chosen...Read more +
Dec 9, 2011

Amazon's Offense

David Wheeler is an independent, brick and mortar, bookseller. The High Calling loves books and people like David who sell them. But two or three clicks on the screen in front of me allows Amazon to promise easy, available and cheap. There is so much to like about these three...
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