ReFrame? is an outstanding new resource from the Regent College Marketplace Institute, Vancouver. Over 10,x 40 minutes episodes, ReFrame paints a picture of the big story of the Bible, our place in that story and how that impacts every aspect of our daily lives. [Read more…] about Reframe – a new resource from Regent College
Celebrate Your Work is a website collaboration between two organisations with a long track record of involvement in the faith/work intersection – Laity Renewal and LeTourneau University.? [Read more…] about Celebrate you work – resources for pastors and churches wanting to bridge the Sunday/Monday gap
He takes the view that the talents referred to in the parable are the opportunities and responsibilities rather than some special capacity that we might have. ?The opportunities and responsibilities are not restricted to what we do when the church is gathered but what we do when the church is scattered.
“While you wait for Jesus, work! ?And do that with energy and faithfulness and love for you King” (12:30) [Read more…] about The Parable of the Talents – Greg Gilbert from The Gospel at Work
In this video (23:21), Tim Keller talks about why God matters to work and why work matters to God. It would appear that this address came while he was conducting research for his book, Every Good Endeavor. [Read more…] about Why work matters – Tim Keller (Video)
In this address, Steve Garber from the Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation and Culture addresses the issue of vocation in a challenging yet nurturing way.
Many people today see their job as nothing more than a paycheck. But is one’s calling more than that? Steven Garber says yes. He says there is an intimate connection between one’s faith, vocation, and culture. “Vocation is integral,” he says, “not incidental to the missio Dei.” Steven explains how most of what God is doing in the world happens in and through the vocations of his people.
Short article focussing on the themes of the purpose of work and vocation. ?
Lane Severson provides a helpful acronym for G.I.F.T.:
G is for “give.”?The first step in creating something beautiful is that we give something of ourselves to our work. This doesn’t mean that we have to be artists. I’ve seen people create excel spreadsheets that showed creativity and passion …
I is for “imagine.”?Your work today is probably not a beautiful garden. At best it is an empty field. And there is probably some garbage that needs to be cleared out before you can even get started with the hard work of creating something beautiful in your work. This is why imagination is so important. You have to have a vision for what your work could look like. I have a couple hints for doing this effectively. [Read more…] about The Gift of Work
Mark Greene (London Institute for Contemporary Christianity) talks about Christian vocation. ?Part of the Bible Society’s Lyfe series.
And an extra part – staying close to God at work.
A brief (3:59) video in which Chuck Colson addressed the issue of why our work matters to God.