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Employment Faith

The wisdom of Ike’s mother

Dwight Eisenhower is often regarded as one of the most respected generals and presidents in history. But when he was 10 years old, he seemed to have a temper problem. Or at least he had a temper the night before Halloween, when his mother told him he was not allowed to go trick-or-treating. He was […]

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Faith Politics

The priesthood of the believer and the dignity of work

I am a Christian who believes in the priesthood of all believers. By trade, I work in the employment business, and I place many people in what are often considered thankless and mundane jobs. So labor and work are matters that are of interest to me. So I was especially interested as I recently was […]

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Employment Faith

Everyone is your superior

“The eye cannot say to the hand, ‘I have no need of you,’ nor again the head to the feet, ‘I have no need of you.’ On the contrary, the parts of the body that seem to be weaker are indispensable, and on those parts of the body that we think less honorable we bestow the greater […]

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Faith

Luke 1:1-4 and a most important job

Originally posted November 26, 2017. Much of this blog is devoted to the subject of work, typically paid work. But some of the most important jobs in history have not been paid jobs. The authors of the Bible – the only authors to have ever written something inspired by God – had an extremely important […]