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Her voice is clear and direct; the laser-sharp focus that has propelled her over the years shows through as she recites the story of how Foster Closet came to be. How the Lord shaped and directed her journey. A series of obedient yeses to each new stepping stone He placed on her heart.  FC Shopping Center Mercedes Benze volunteers organizing the car seat section Just over a decade ago, with two preteens of her own, the...
What happens when desires go unfulfilled? Morgan has had the desire to get married since college. Rather than stay distant from God in her wanting, though, she stepped into leadership within the young adult ministry at her church. This real-life story was originally featured in the series Teach Us to Want with Jen Pollock Michel. Sign up for our CoPassion Channel at Rightnow Media
Fulfillment You can find fulfillment by living into who God created you to be Hugh Whelchel July 2, 2015   You wake up in the morning hoping your actions will have purpose. You want the work you do during the day to be affirmed, to be directed towards a meaningful end, and to have an impact on the lives of those around you. You want to lie down at night and feel satisfied, content that the work you did was your...
What am I supposed to do with my life? That’s the ubiquitous question young Christians are asking today. But even as recently as ten years ago, the question was, “What do I want to do with my life?”   Millennials thought that was too selfish. We want more than ever to be caught up in something bigger than ourselves. To be drawn into a Missio Dei , a grand calling from God.   So with just a slight...
Solomon, David’s son and the third king of Israel, was known for being richer and wiser than any other king in history. The story of how he came to be so wise is repeated in every generation. Solomon had a dream in which the Lord appeared to him and asked “What would you like me to give you?” He said, “Give me the wisdom I need to rule your people with justice and to know the difference between good and...
How to Be Confident You Are Worth More Than Your Work Samantha Barnes  6 Minute Read   How would you react if I told you your employee performance review was emailed to your friends and family? Would you be glad, knowing they’d be impressed? Or would you freak out and worry that they’d never look at you the same way again? Your response is one indicator of how much your work...
By John Piper In 1997 I put a list of Bible texts together to help folks think through what job to pursue. Below I have taken that list and added comments to flesh out more specifically what I had in mind. My prayer is that these thoughts will help saturate your mind with the centrality of Christ in all of life. He made you to work. And he cares about what you do with the half of your waking life called “vocation.” He wants...
Megan shares how her career as a designer for Ralph Lauren in New York is really her mission field. She reflects the character of the Infinite Creator through exceptional design and she cares for her co-workers in the name of Christ.
Take just a moment and try to imagine your ideal occupation. If salary, practicality, and training weren't factors, what would you like to spend at least 40 hours a week doing? At the very core of your being, what are you interested in? What is your true passion? Travel? Art? Adventure? God knows what you're passionate about, more than you ever will. He is fully aware of what makes you tick and he is intimately familiar with your...