Tagged: work

Why is there so much low quality Christian stuff?

Sometimes I talk with people who are serious Christ-followers and they share with me their disappointment and frustration about how Christians produce work of average (or worse) quality. The work could be in the arts (movie, media, music, song, painting, drawing, t-shirt...

New Tim Keller book on work, vocation, and calling

Few books adeptly addresses the conundrum of work from a Christian world view. Work is such a consuming part of our lives, often unsatisfying, yet there is something good about work that both the Biblical text and even Ayn Rand (a vocal...

The best work I can do and love

Experimenting. Exploring. Ideating (brainstorming). Strategizing. These are the things I love doing and am great at doing. If you (or someone you know) would like my services in any of these areas, please do contact me so we can discuss how I...

Announcement: Consultant for Hire

2010 is a brand new season for my work life. I am now working as a freelance consultant, aka independent contractor. In addition to being available for short-term projects, I’ve just started working with Worship Leader Magazine and its media group [cf....

philosophy and religion have a place

Small talk is not my forte’. I can talk about weather or sports for maybe 30 seconds tops. Those are the conventionally safe topics. Work usually comes up early in the conversation, as in “what do you do?” People too quickly associate...

Doing Work You Love: workshop notes

My workshop this past weekend was provocatively titled “Doing Work You Love: Godly Wisdom for Career Choices.” Knowing what I know of people who live in the New York metro area, or anywhere for that matter, career and work would be a...

an interview with editor Helen Lee

Helen Lee is one of the editors who worked on the Growing Healthy Asian American Churches book we’ve been discussing here. She is also cofounder of the Best Christian Workplaces Institute, and formerly an editor at Christianity Today. I was able to...

my random life #2: improbable workaholic

[a lost entry reconstructed] Reading Lee’s musing about what he learned on vacation triggered a revelation for me. I might be a workaholic! It’s not a hard confession, but it’s just not how I think of myself (self-perception being as influential as...