VocationOn Daily Work

Menial Work Matters

| 9 min read

“Excuse me. Could you spare some change so I can make a phone call?” Those were the first words Marc ever said to me. I heard them as I was walking out of McDonald’s in 2007 while I was in seminary in St. Louis. They came from a disheveled but very polite and articulate black...

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FaithBiblical Reflections

Work Well to Rest Well

| 4 min read

Growing up, my folks instilled in me a respect for Sunday, the Lord’s day; though not as extreme as some of my friends at church. Our morning usually consisted of Sunday school, church, and then the same fried chicken and fried okra at the same restaurant, washed down by sweet tea and Ms. Missy’s pie....

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FaithBiblical Reflections

Rest: Making the Top Ten

| 3 min read

 “Observe the Sabbath day by keeping it holy, as the Lord your God has commanded you. You have six days each week for your ordinary work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath day of rest dedicated to the Lord your God.”  — Deut. 5:12-14 (NLT) As a Fellow, rest is not something I come into contact with very often.  When...

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