May 8, 2013

Be the Best (Insert Your Name Here) You Can Be

Last week I attended a meeting where a very famous sports broadcaster gave a motivational speech. Generally, I am not very motivated by motivational speakers. This gentleman, however, was sufficiently non-motivating in a way that was actually inspiring. Let me explain. Rather than hyping up the audience with animated clichés...Read more +
May 7, 2013

#THClive with the Theology of Work Project

The Theology of Work (TOW) Project exists to help people explore what the Bible and the Christian faith can contribute to ordinary work. What does the Bible say about work? When faced with this question, many Christians are left with silence and blank stares. They’ve likely never heard a sermon...Read more +
May 6, 2013

When Women Stop Competing and Share

"I used to feel like I was pretty weird because I didn’t think the way my culture told me girls were supposed to think...I didn’t know a lot of women who felt compelled to write just to make sense of life, who couldn’t manage to pretend they didn’t have anything...
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May 6, 2013

It Begins With the Leap

Michelle Derusha is one The High Calling Network’s more enjoyable bloggers. She has a journalist’s eye, a theologian’s brain, and a mystic’s sensitivity. She recently wrote about “Leaping.” When she moved to Nebraska, she leaped into faith in Christ. Then she leaped into writing. More recently, she’s leaped into public...
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May 5, 2013

If Ever There Were a Time for Writers

If ever the world needed writers, artists, poets, and musicians, it is now. Even a glance through centuries past testifies to the power of artists, those sage interpreters of the soul, to draw hope from the detritus of despair and unveil rainbows from the bleak abyss of injustice.
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May 5, 2013

A Genius in the Hardware Store

An employee in a Brooklyn Hardware Store has been there since 1951 and has a unique ability with numbers. There’s no need for a computer to keep inventory because it’s all his brain. He has all the parts, their numbers, and suppliers memorized. "There's comfort in order." See the remarkable...
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May 3, 2013

Young Professional Seeks Posse of Coaches

Plato had Socrates. Helen Keller had Anne Sullivan. Timothy had the apostle Paul. Every young person needs a coach along the way. But was Socrates it for Plato? The solus fontis of all vocational maturity? The duo lived so long ago that we might imagine just the two of them...Read more +

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