VocationFinding Your Vocation

“Because I Want To?” – A Christian Approach to Desire and Vocational Calling

| 10 min read

Many will remember the old game show The $64,000 Question, an American television staple in the 1950’s.  As time passes, fewer may remember that the phrase predated the show.  The phrase “$64,000 question” indicated the question at the heart of the issue, often the question hardest to answer.  One can see the obvious appeal when...

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VocationVisions of Vocation

Relational Healing

| 4 min read

A physician mentor once told me, “Healing is not simply transactional; it is highly relational.” In December of 2009, my father revealed the unexpected news that my mom had cancer, Acute Myeloid Leukemia. I was terrified. My mother, the All-American track athlete and record-breaking superstar was entering the toughest race of her life. For the...

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VocationOn Daily Work

Screaming Louder than God

| 3 min read

Work often seems to scream louder than God when I walk into my office on Massachusetts Avenue – especially in light of Genesis 3:17b-19: Cursed is the ground because of you; in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life; thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you; and you...

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