marketable degrees

Lord willing, next Monday, I will be speaking at the Business as Mission Conference hosted by Southeastern Bible College in Birmingham. My assigned topic is “Careers for the Kingdom,” and I am supposed to keep pastors in mind as my primary audience members. If you would like a glimpse into […]

Shepherd Your People to the Marketplace: Soft Skills Needed

During this time of the year, many U. S. college students are home for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. For many pastors, this is the only time they will see some church members before summer. So, with this in mind, now is a great time to encourage your students […]

School’s Out, Recast Vision for Vocation

Tentmaking.  This paradigm of missions is often traced back to Acts 18:3 where it is noted that Paul’s trade was making tents.  Tentmaking has often been discussed in missionary circles, with the early Moravians frequently looked to as an incredible example.  I often receive invitations to conferences related to tentmaking.  […]

Tentmaking: A More Expected Way

The decision to select a major and/or vocation is one of the most important decisions a person will make. This decision sets life on a specific course. This decision is often left up to the whims of youth, family tradition, and secular guidance counselors. The church is usually divorced from […]

5 Suggestions for Shepherding Your People to the Marketplace

We pastors often forget that stewardship extends beyond the realm of giving money for gospel advancement.  For the longest time, we have allowed the notion of being a wise steward to be defined according to money.  And while the issue of finances does exist within the jurisdiction of stewardship, stewardship […]

Call Your People to Marketable Skills and Degrees