Work: Curse or Calling?

The Need for a Renewed Vision A song title—“Working for the Weekend.” A restaurant sign— “T.G.I. Friday’s.” An employer’s lament—“It’s so hard to find good help these days.” What do they have in common? Each in its own disturbing way tells us something about the way our world approaches work. For so many, work is […]

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God’s Sufficiency for Inadequate Men

Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think of anything as being from ourselves, but our sufficiency is from God, who also made us sufficient as ministers of the new covenant…. (2 Corinthians 3:5–6a) [This meditation is addressed to those who have graduated from seminary and are entering the ministry, some of whom are […]

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