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Isaac Wardell on Bringing Work into Worship
Daily work, paid and unpaid, consumes our lives, energy, and minds—even when we are in church. Here are ways to plan worship so people see themselves and their work as instruments of God.
Conversation | April 18, 2018
Isaac Wardell on Rethinking Calling and Vocation
Not everyone feels called to their job or experiences it as way to use their gifts to accomplish great things for God. There is a more satisfying way to think about how God calls each of us.
Conversation | April 18, 2018
Bringing the Workplace into Church: Luke Bobo
Luke Bobo explains the pastoral importance of establishing the bridge between our work experience on weekdays and our worship on Sundays.
Video | March 23, 2017
Designing Worship from the Bottom Up: Practical Ethnographic Tools for Worship Leaders
The “Faith and Work” movement has become popular in many churches in North America in recent years. Many have sought to bridge the gap between Sunday worship and Monday work by showing how Christian liturgy and theology affect how we approach our weekday work. But our weekday work also affects how we inhabit Sunday worship in profound ways, and those who lead and craft liturgies do well to be attentive to this reality.
Video | March 07, 2017
Here Are My Hands: A Practical Workshop on Affirming Vocation in Weekly Worship Practices
Isaac Wardell, Bruce Benedict, and Laura Fanucci provide some very practical first steps for congregations with a desire to address vocation in worship.
Audio | February 23, 2017
A Roundtable on Connecting Sunday’s Worship to Monday’s Work
Six pastors and scholars share ideas to help congregations authentically practice God’s vision of shalom in worship and at work.
Conversation | August 23, 2016
Work, Worship, and Mission: Overlooked First Steps of Missional Ministry
There is a lot of talk about missional communities in North American churches today. These important conversations are helpful as we think about the church’s witness to society.
Audio | April 21, 2016
Connecting Sunday's Worship to Monday's Work
“Faith and Work” has recently become a major theme of Christian renewal in congregations across North America and beyond.
Video | April 18, 2016
Cory Willson on Inhabiting the Liturgy
Maybe you feel like a bad Christian when you catch yourself thinking about work or weekday concerns during corporate worship. But doing so can help you worship more deeply and faithfully.
Conversation | March 21, 2016
Incorporating Faith and Work into the Worship Service
How do we help people connect their faith to their work in our worship services? For many Christians, bringing faith into the workplace falls into two main categories—evangelism and ethics.
Audio | March 03, 2016
Worship Resources about Faith and Work
In worship we can speak to God about our work, pray that our daily work may be pleasing to God, and respond to God's continual call to live lives worthy of the calling. The following are songs, hymns, prayers, and readings that give voice to the living out of faith that we call our work or our vocation.
Resource Guide | August 11, 2015