Feb 4, 2013

Integrity Is Everything

In business and in life, we all want to deal with honest people. We look for people who keep their word. We want to be around people we can trust. We look for people we can depend on not only in the big stuff, but for the little things. I’ve...
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Feb 1, 2013

Making Leaders Requires Dirty Hands

It’s easy to sit back and let leaders naturally form in our organizations. Great leaders need their fingerprints all over those aspects that are the most vital to the success of their organization. They don’t take a back seat or delegate them. They roll up their sleeves and get their...
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Jan 31, 2013

Do Truck Drivers Matter to God?

In an article for The Gospel Coaltion , High Calling community member Paul Rude recounts an interview he heard on a Christian talk show, in which a "superstar" Christian and the host seemed to deride the occupation of truck drivers. The two Christians seemed to think that an associate pastor...
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Jan 31, 2013

Inspire and Coach Young Professionals Through Social Media

Young adults today face the most difficult economy we’ve seen in nearly a century. According to a 2012 study, 82% of adults say it is harder for young people to find work . Paul Taylor, executive VP at Pew Research, says, “We have the highest levels of youth unemployment and...Read more +
Jan 31, 2013

Dressing Down Casual Friday

Here at The High Calling, we often talk about attitude, dedication and faith in the workplace. To the delight of many, today’s post is about clothing. And for this man who is more about function than fashion, it’s an unsettling topic. You see, I don’t work on the assembly line...Read more +
Jan 29, 2013

Jesus in the Next Cubicle

What if Jesus wasn't born 2,000 years ago? What is he had lived in our modern times instead? What would that be like? Dallas Willard , in The Divine Conspiracy , writes this: "If he were to come today as he did then, he could carry out his mission through...
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Jan 29, 2013

Tim Keller on National TV Talking Faith and Work

New York City Redeemer Presbyterian Pastor Tim Keller ’s recent work, Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God’s Work , will be our featured book at The High Calling next month. He was recently invited to MSNBC ’s Morning Joe program, where he talked about the influence of faith...
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Jan 29, 2013

Too Many Hats, Not Enough Heads

My father was self-employed, and over the years, I've watched him (and my mother, who often helped him at his office) wear many different hats: lawyer, accountant, appointment setter, janitor, collections agent, and more. With just one employee and many clients, my dad spent long hours insuring his business would...
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