Our Calling, Our Journey (Guinness)

Os Guinness' The Call is one of my favorite books on the topic of Christian vocation. Followers of Jesus are "called" people. It's a biblical theme (2 Tim. 1:9, Heb 3:1, 1 Pet. 1:15, etc.). In The Call, Guinness unpacks the biblical and practical nuances of what it means to be called by God. Here's… Continue reading Our Calling, Our Journey (Guinness)

“He Saw That It Was Good” by Sho Baraka

Sho Baraka’s music has been on my playlist for quite some time. His music has been a blessing to me in various ways. Although I don’t always track with it, Baraka’s albums always make me think hard about real-life issues from a Christian perspective. When his book, He Saw That It Was Good, recently came… Continue reading “He Saw That It Was Good” by Sho Baraka

The Christian’s Sacred Calling (Veith)

God did not create people to be idle and lazy do-nothings. Even in the beginning, the Lord put Adam and Eve in the garden to keep it, work it, and exercise dominion over it (Gen. 1:28; 2:15). As Christians, we can think of our work in terms of God's calling (or vocation). This is a… Continue reading The Christian’s Sacred Calling (Veith)

Cooking for God in Heaven (Luther)

  "What does it mean to serve God?" Luther asked in a sermon on Matthew 6:24-34.  He answered his own question echoing Scripture: it means listening to Christ, accepting the gospel, and obeying God.  If we are not obeying God we are not serving him no matter how religious or spiritual our lives may look.… Continue reading Cooking for God in Heaven (Luther)

Calling, Gifts, Service (Guinness)

 If you haven't read The Call by Os Guinness, you should put it on your "to read" Christian book list!  It's an in-depth look at vocation (or calling).  I was looking over some of my highlights in this book today and came across the following quotes that really have been helpful for me and my own… Continue reading Calling, Gifts, Service (Guinness)