Author Archives: Kate Moody

Missio on Work (Ephesians 6:5-9): Designed with Dignity

As Christians, we know we are called to submit to those in authority above us. Romans 13:2 is just one of many verses in the Bible that points to this: “Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what … more »

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Maybe Mary’s Right, but Martha’s Me

Although I’ve read the story of Mary and Martha many times, I’ve never found it to be one of my favorite stories in the Bible. I’ve never really asked myself why it bothers me, but I know that it does. … more »

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Missio on Self-Reliance: The Mythical “Work-Life Balance”

When I have read Psalm 127, I have found it hard to connect its first and second half. The first half seemed to focus on the humility that human workers should have in light of God’s sovereignty, saying, “Unless the Lord builds the … more »

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Missio on Industry: A Heart to Have (Not an Ideal to Crush Us)

A few years ago, after the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, a social media movement among young Christian women and men exploded. Protesting unrealistic body standards and the usage of raw sex appeal to market swimwear, one Baylor college student … more »

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Missio on Loving the City: The Long Term Promise of Jeremiah 29

It’s a verse that’s written on most Hallmark cards in the religion section, often texted between Christian friends during tough times, and frequently used as an Instagram caption for photos of serene scenery. If more ubiquitous verses exist in American … more »

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Missio on Rest: God is God (and We are Not)

I recently moved to the Washington, D.C. area and started work at a fast-growing tech startup. I am well aware that The District isn’t known for being a laid back city, but even still I am often surprised by the … more »

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Missio on Bezalel and Oholiab: Making the Connection

After obtaining an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Math, my Dad began his career at IBM in the 1980s. He was promoted during his first year and continued to rise quickly up the corporate ladder, wearing … more »

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Trusting God on Imaginary Tightropes

A little under a year ago, I felt a crippling and ever-present anxiety over where God was calling me after college ended. As I looked into opportunities that were all vastly different from one another – a job at Lloyd’s … more »

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