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Reflections on the Faith, Work, and Economics Conference

I recently attended a conference on faith, work, and economics sponsored by the Kern Foundation’s Economic Wisdom Project in Phoenix, AZ.  It was nice to be in 75 degree weather but even better was the valuable input from pastors and seminary professors who gathered from around the United States. The themes of the Project are…Continue reading Reflections on the Faith, Work, and Economics Conference

What the Bible Actually Says About “Calling”

As a seminary professor, I hear testimonies of “calling” all the time. “I am at seminary because I have been called to __________.” Sometimes the calling is very specific: “I have been called to youth ministry in suburban Portland.”  Or, “I have been called to be a missionary.” Other times, the calling is vague: “I…Continue reading What the Bible Actually Says About “Calling”