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March 21st, 2017

All Work Matters | Mike Rowe

In a recent interview on Meet the Press, Mike Rowe, the former host of Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs,” lamented what he perceives to be a general lack of enthusiasm for work—and a particular lack of enthusiasm for the kind of work featured on his show: physically-demanding, often socially...

February 6th, 2017

The Lost Purpose for Learning: An Essay on United States Education With Implications for All Nations

"We don't find meaning in learning, we bring meaning to learning. If we can, that is. "Whatever!" seems to be a common bored attitude of children toward school. Bribes, or threats, or lures of a future well-paying job fail to inspire them. This is to be expected, if we fail to give them a...

February 1st, 2017

Six Ways God’s at Work in You — At Work

You showed up to work today, but it feels like God didn’t. He feels remote and absent from what you do all day long. There are temptations all around, opportunities for cutting corners. No one else cares one wit about serving God. Conversations are all banal. And yet you believe God is...

February 1st, 2017

What do I do when my job feels useless?

What is the most useless job in America? If you’re like most people, you probably think, “mine,” every once in a while. But if you’re Mike Rowe, asking that question is absurd. Mike Rowe is the icon of the American working man, profiling workers of all stripes his shows Dirty Jobs ...

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January 28th, 2017

Prayers for the Government Workplace

God claims the government workplace as His own, just like every other workplace. Throughout history, Godly men and women in government have recognized that prayer is the most powerful strategy Christians have for political impact. Praying for our nation’s leaders and public servants is...

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January 28th, 2017

The Honorable Edmund Moy, 38th Director of the U.S. Mint | Interview and Video

Ed Moy served as Director of the US Mint (2006-2011). He is an advisor to presidents, a television commentator, an author, a business executive, a corporate director, as well as a pastor and follower of Jesus. Through his story, Ed shares how service to the Lord is more than a Sunday event...

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January 10th, 2017

Business Can Change Our Cities

Violence in our major cities has filled newscasts these past few years. A breakdown of society has forced some serious questions on politicians, churches, business leaders and private citizens—especially those who are serious about following Christ. Who is to blame for these powder kegs of...

December 22nd, 2016

Why God Loves Business

God could have placed Adam and Eve in the midst of a highly developed world with roads, bridges, buildings, technology, and everything needed for modern life as we know it. Instead, He put us to work as stewards, developers, and co-creators with Himself.

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April 4th, 2016

Faith Works at Omni Hotels - An Interview with Bob Rowling

Faith lived out at work inevitably leads to tough choices. For some it may mean risking ridicule for turning down dishonest gain. Others may forfeit promotion  -- or even lose a job -- for drawing a line in the sand between right and wrong. For Bob Rowling it means many things, including...

February 15th, 2016

Churches Can Make a Difference in Business

In my journey with workplace ministries I have learned that there is both a need and a huge opportunity for the church to make a difference in the business community—but most pastors don’t know it. Most of the pastors and seminary students I’ve spoken with over the years have not considered...