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Daniel Doriani: “At this moment, two contradictory ideas about work compete for our attention. On one hand, economists say the desire to work is waning. People aren’t rushing to return to work after the disruptions of Covid. Specifically, employers can’t obtain laborers for entry level jobs. People would rather be unemployed than accept a job with low pay, poor benefits, and no prospects. Meanwhile, the church, and especially the faith and work movement, enthusiastically promotes the dignity and value of all labor.”
“As I sat with the mid-week church group, the people around me had no idea how I felt. What they saw was a man dress in business casual who had just come from a day of work, and he had a smile on his face. What they did not know was I was forcing that smile.”
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Carl Trueman says that “Progressive ideology has one thing in common with the law of God: As James 2:10 says of the latter, he who fails in one part is guilty of failing in all parts. Selective wokeness will not gain you immunity from the social justice wrath to come.”
I had been planning to write an article like this, so was glad to see it on Randy Alcorn’s blog.
What if we saw productivity not as getting stuff done but as keeping our promises?
J.A. Medders wants us to ask the forbidden question in Bible study: What does this verse mean to me?
In our minds and hearts, we can partition God, embracing the qualities we like while rejecting the qualities we dislike. We can be fractured Christians, speaking glorious facts even while feeling bitter resentment.
Obedience to Christ’s commands may not always begin with joy, but it will end with joy.—Glenna Marshall