Jun 14, 2012

And All I Got Was This Lousy…

We awoke at 5:00 a.m., and already the small town of Aguas Calientes was warming with activity. The population of less than two thousand gets dwarfed by the tourists who keep it on the map, many of whom were now boosting their excited minds even more with locally-grown coffee and...Read more +
May 25, 2012

Everything Matters: Travel as a Cultural Act

Editor's Note: On Fridays we're hosting a series called Everything Matters, where guests share why their particular vocation or experience is a cultural act. Each installment serves as a response to the post, Creating a High Calling Culture . I´m writing this from a bar in a hostel in Cusco,...Read more +
May 18, 2012

Everything Matters: Living Alone as a Cultural Act

Editor's Note: On Fridays we're hosting a series called Everything Matters, where guests share why their particular vocation or gift is a cultural act. Each installment serves as a response to the post, Creating a High Calling Culture . “Most people wouldn’t understand why we do this,” I said to...Read more +
May 11, 2012

Everything Matters: Hospitality as a Cultural Act

Editor's Note: On Fridays we're hosting a series called Everything Matters, where guests share why their particular vocation or gift is a cultural act. Each installment serves as a response to the post, Creating a High Calling Culture . Foundationally, rock-bottomly, one of the reasons Christianity calls so deeply to...Read more +
May 4, 2012

Everything Matters: Reading 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 . There is a cute graphic floating around the internet,...Read more +
Apr 27, 2012

Everything Matters: Managing Operations 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 . Changes at work can create upheaval, leaving staff feeling...Read more +
Apr 20, 2012

Everything Matters: From Rusted Chevy to Chrome-plated Couch

In the late 1960s, Dan Bowen was holding down two jobs. He served in the United States Air Force and worked part-time at a Texaco station. In those days, everyone knew the motto: “You can trust your car to the man who wears the star.” “That’s a good motto to...Read more +
Apr 20, 2012

Everything Matters: Teaching 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 . Years ago, I had a conversation with a friend...Read more +
Apr 13, 2012

The Work of an Accountant

Tax Day. In January, Americans begin analyzing their financial situations to prepare for the April deadline. Some people, like my husband, navigate the complex tax code on their own. Others open their finances—and their lives—to an accountant like Scott Killen , a Charleston, South Carolina native who generates 70% of...Read more +
Apr 6, 2012

Everything Matters: Easter as a Cultural Act

Editor's Note: On Fridays we're hosting a series called Everything Matters, in response to the post, Creating a High Calling Culture . Today's installment honors Good Friday, the family, and the ongoing work of Christ's redemption. My foster son is sitting at the white table, the little one I bought...Read more +

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