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The Best Leaders are Broken Leaders

I am broken. I lead a community of broken people called a church. And we often say, unapologetically, that we are a community of the broken who have good news for the broken. Don’t misunderstand. I don’t mean that we’re “broken” in the sense that we’re rendered useless by our imperfections. The opposite is actually true. We’re [...]

Brandon CoxBrandon Cox

Work by Faith Part 4

Josh Beck is the owner of Appalachian Running Company with a background as a professional cyclist, duathlete, and triathlete. Let’s start with “Be a Difference Maker.” What is this about? “Be a Difference Maker!” is our mantra at Appalachian Running Company. We filter everything we do through that lens. It’s taking mundane things like [...]

Ray ChungRay Chung

Work By Faith Part 3

Can you identify a certain point in time that launched your career forward? I need to share a little context in order to answer that question well. My father was a first generation Roman Catholic Hungarian immigrant and my mother was the daughter of a Southern Baptist Arkansas farmer. Feeling rejected by their denominations after [...]

Ray ChungRay Chung

Should I Quit?

From hearing from you, I can tell that some of you are about to quit. Some of you are wondering whether to quit your jobs. Some of you are wondering whether to quit ministries you have within your local church. Some of you are wondering whether to quit other aspects of your life that I […]

Russell MooreRussell Moore

Work By Faith Part 2

Was there a significant turning point that kick-started your career and eventually led you to Silicon Valley? It has been exciting co-founding a financial technology startup in Silicon Valley, which, to me, embodies the culmination of many of my passions implemented in a totally foreign context compared to my past. I don’t know if I [...]

Ray ChungRay Chung

Work By Faith Part 1

Welcome to the first of our interview article series featuring Christian leaders’ spiritual and practical take on work! We hope that our stories inspire readers (you!) to take meaningful actions in work. Equal parts spiritually enlightening and refreshingly practical, Ryan Keith, President and founder of Forgotten Voices talks to us [...]

Ray ChungRay Chung

What Did I Expect?

Five years ago most of us had plans to grow our leadership ability and capacity. Are we meeting our expectations? This week’s question: Do you expect more or less of yourself than you did five years ago ‒ longer or shorter hours, greater span of control or less, higher trust in people and processes or […]

Corey OlynikCorey Olynik

Navigating the Wave of Need

Here is a small list of causes I have heard from in the past few weeks: Homeless families Refugees Abused kids Pro-life advocacy Sex trafficking Youth at risk Christian education Battered women Disabled veterans Cancer research Children’s hospitals Orphans World evangelism Disaster relief Prison ministry Pro-family issues Legal defense [...]

Scott RodinScott Rodin

Dear Worship Leader

Worship is simply attributing worth to someone or something. As Christians, we worship God individually and collectively. In my seven years of leading worship, I have wrestled and grown in my learning about creating these spaces for God to move in the moments when we gather. Specifically in worship through music, the following are a [...]

Aly HalbakkenAly Halbakken