Category Archives: Vocation

The Kingdom of God on Monday Morning: Part II

Part I of The Kingdom of God on Monday Morning highlighted two principles from Daniel 1 to help you as you seek to live out a kingdom perspective each weekday: Recognize who is in control (vs. 1-2); Pursue excellence (vs. … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of God on Monday Morning: Part I

How many of you have been in your present job/position for five years or less? Five to 10 years? More than 10 years? How many of your have had 5 or more different positions in your working life? The US … Continue reading

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A Brief Theology of Work

What comes to mind when you think of God and your work?  Here are a few truths to consider. God is a Worker The first appearance of God in the Bible is as a worker. Genesis 2:1-3; Psalm 19:1. Not … Continue reading

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Vacation, Vocation, and Avocation

I am just home from a week’s vacation in Santa Barbara. I live close to the desert here in southern California where summer temperatures are regularly over 100 degrees. The cool breezes blowing off the ocean at Santa Barbara refreshed both body … Continue reading

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Vocational Leadership: How to Capture Leadership Moments

Are you a leader at work? Answer this question before reading on. I mean it—answer the question. If you answered “No” to the above question, it may be because at work you have no executive or administrative title or because … Continue reading

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Work & Community: How are They Related?

Dorothy Sayers was an amazing person. Living in the early years of the 1900’s, she was a successful writer in a number of fields, including the writing of essays which is our interest today. She was also one of the first … Continue reading

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Expanding Your Vocational Horizon

Most vocations can generally be summed up in one of three ways: you produce something, you provide a service or you do a combination of the two. As an example, take my position as Vice-President for Academic Affairs at Community … Continue reading

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