Apr 3, 2013

Location, Location, Location: From the Cubicle to the Coffee Shop

Where, exactly, do you work? I work from home. I occasionally have meetings at clients’ offices. But I often pack up my laptop and head for a local coffee shop to work. One Chicago Tribune article referred to people like me, who take over a table with a laptop and...Read more +
Apr 2, 2013

What If You Could Truly Be Yourself at Work?

We're deluged with email, running from meeting to meeting, skipping meals, and working longer and more continuous hours than ever. Is it any surprise we're struggling? Worse yet, in most workplaces the unspoken expectation is that we will check any strong emotions we're feeling at the door. Harvard Business Review
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Mar 29, 2013

Take God to Work With You

As Christians, we are expected to do great works. We shouldn’t just watch ministry happen. We have been ordained, not in the church, but in the marketplace, to “expose” Christ Jesus to the world. Satan likes to tell us that our jobs are meaningless or that our purpose for working...
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Mar 29, 2013

Video: Gardening Makes Beauty Out of Blight in Detroit

A professionally-producd video from Christianity Today's "This is Our City" project tells the story of a Detroit neighborhood, once full of decay, which came to glorious life--thanks to hard work, ingenuity, and love for the Creator. Image by Genevieve Thul . Used by permission.
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Mar 28, 2013

V Formation

V Formation
Working together and encouraging one another will take us further than our going it alone.Read more +
Mar 28, 2013

Can You Know God's Will for Your Job?

The other day my friend asked a rather blunt and personal question: “Do you think it is God’s will for you to be at the company you’re with right now?” What I wanted to say was, “Well, duh. I’m working there, aren’t I?” In other words, how else could I...Read more +
Mar 28, 2013

What’s the Right Job for a Bi-Vocational Pastor?

You’ve decided that bi-vocational ministry makes sense for you. But not all second jobs are created equal. Every person and situation is unique, so there's no objectively "perfect" job to recommend to everyone. Here are six considerations to keep in mind while choosing that second job. Leadership Journal.
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Mar 25, 2013

The Seven Habits of the Spectacularly Unsuccessful

The fall of great companies often comes as a surprise to shareholders and the public. But this writer has gone back to analyze some common traits of leadership. A lack of respect, poor character, few followers, blatant attention-seeking, excessive hype, reliance on past success. Read the whole article. Forbes.
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Mar 22, 2013

Wisdom at Work: Introducing the YP Coaches

In February, The High Calling launched its first new channel in over two years. With a long-standing emphasis on work and faith—and how the one should inform the other in every vocational pursuit, from parenting to claims adjusting—we sensed the need to expand our message to those just entering the...Read more +

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