Oct 10, 2014

Barry Saunders: Hunting Creativity

Barry Saunders: Hunting Creativity
Creativity means bringing all of ourselves to our work, to our relationships, and to our faith.Read more +
Sep 26, 2014

Vocation Focus: The Five Biggest Career Mistakes Christians Make

For years I was stuck in a mindset that placed an irrationally high value on ministry while under-appreciating God’s interest in using my talents, skills, and interests to pursue His kingdom in a variety of alternate forms. God has created a pretty big world out there, but many of us...Read more +
Aug 19, 2014

Restoring Homes to Restore a Community

Restoring Homes to Restore a Community (Kimberly)
When other companies might be inclined to tear down an old house, the Renner Project chooses to restore it.Read more +
Aug 1, 2014

When in Doubt, Sweep

When in Doubt, Sweep
A grocery manager gave a young man his first job. Eager to please, the new employee would rush through every task. Then he would say: "What can I do now?"Read more +
Jul 18, 2014

"How Can a Mentor Help?" - Noah Riner

How can a mentor help? - Noah Riner
Noah Riner, MBA Student at Stanford University, talks about the strength of learning from mentors who have already experienced much of the journey you are embarking upon.Read more +
Jul 15, 2014

"Why Is It Hard to Connect Spiritual Value to Our Work?" - Scott Wesley

"Why Is It Hard To Connect Spiritual Value To Our Work?" - Scott Wesley
"I think that whatever we do, we should do it as if we're serving God."Read more +
Jul 10, 2014

Risk and Reward: Flashes of Crazy

I’d seen movies where kids swung from classroom lights and threw desks around because the instructor had lost control. Until the semester of my student teaching, though, I had never experienced it firsthand. It happened just down the hall. A middle-aged woman taught Spanish there, her story like one of...Read more +
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 +
Jul 8, 2014

Risk and Reward: Saying Yes to 90,000 Meals

You would never guess that chef Tim Blanks' first job was running a lawn mowing crew. He didn't even get the job because of yard work expertise; he got it because he could read the street signs to get the crew to their next location. And kitchen manager Ryan Hernandez...Read more +
Jul 7, 2014

Risk and Reward: Why I'm Ashamed of My Brief Moment of Fame

A few years ago a popular Christian publication asked me to write an article based on data they obtained from another Christian organization. The managing editor, whom I had worked with before, supplied me with the statistics that prompted the idea, and I ran with it. I interviewed experts, obtained...Read more +

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