Helpful article from the people at TGC about how to honour Monday to Friday on Sunday!1. Preach about work from the pulpit.2. Pray publicly for practitioners.3. Sing songs that celebrate work.4. Share testimonies about faith and work.5. Commission congregants in their vocations. … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Honor Work in Church Services
From Tom Nelson, author of Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work.Available here Description from the WebsiteMany Christians have a dualistic approach to life. We have our church life and then our work life, which are pretty separate. … [Read more...] about Gospel Shaped Work – a DVD Curriculum
Gaye Clarke, a nurse, asks the tough question! She concludes her article with this comment:"What if the church came alongside the factory worker or teacher at a secular school and said, “What can we do to help you offer your company a better product or help your students achieve better grades? In … [Read more...] about Your Work Matters to God, But Does It Matter to the Church?
A helpful article in thinking about our attitudes towards those called to the vocation of the arts. While the focus of the article is on the place of the arts in the church gathered, there are implications for how we view the arts in the wider context of the church scattered.Two very helpful … [Read more...] about How to Discourage Artists in the Church
Top article from the Gospel Coalition Faith and Work Channel exploring how the work of stay-at-home mothers demonstrates the creative and redemptive aspects of God's work. Stay-at-home mothers image God in what they do!:"In the debates about who should stay home and why it matters, though, the … [Read more...] about Our children’s first glimpse of the value of work
For those who face very challenging ethical issues and complex decisions in the workplace, this article provides both encouragement and wisdom. … [Read more...] about Facing ethical issues and challenges in the workplace
Read the full article here. In summary: Be bold but smart Take risks - but don;t be reckless just for the sake of being reckless Pray for your enemies Use your gift(s) Work hard … [Read more...] about Five ways to bless your workplace (from the Gospel Coalition)
Here are links to three excellent excellent presentations + panel discussions from the 2013 Gospel Coalition National Conference featuring some key figures from the US work and faith space: … [Read more...] about Video resources from the 2013 Gospel Coalition National Conference