Faith, Work & Art?

This blog originally appeared on The Green Room. The work of the artist should be squarely in the faith and work conversation. For art is an expression of God’s missional work. Both artistic citizens and art itself help build the common good. Joseph Polisi announced recently his retirement in June of 2018 as president of The Juilliard School. Great … Read more

The Church & Culture

As part of a 50-year initiative to promote the common good in Orlando, The Collaborative has been purposefully designed to help people connect the dots between work and faith. Strategically developed, the program equips workers to think beyond the pay check and find deeper meaning in the place they spend most of their waking hours: their … Read more

Work, not Toil

How was your understanding of work formed? Many of us base our understanding of work on a theological misconception. Anyone who has tuned in to the Biblical echo in Western culture remembers something about the ground being cursed, and the labor of Adam along with it. True, it is. In Genesis 3:17 God says to Adam“Cursed is … Read more

Star Wars & The Bible

My colleague, Jack Peebles, loves the Star Wars movie saga. I thought I was a fan, and I am. Yet, Jack has shown me new heights of character appreciation, plot connection, and theological meaning. The recent release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story allowed Jack and me to dig ever more deeply into this … Read more