What’s Next for The Washington Institute

A message from Bill Fullilove, Director of The Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation and Culture.  As Steve moves on to this next phase of his own vocational calling at Regent College, I am humbled and honored that he and the … more »

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Food in Life, Life in Food

The Food in Life and the Life in Food Nikki Holdridge / The Falls Church Fellows Program 1 May 2017 I love food. I love to eat food. I love to work with food but I think most of all I … more »

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Implicated in the Way the World Turns Out

The Moral Imperative for Peacemaking in a Divisive Age by Todd Deatherage Executive Director and Co-Founder, Telos We owe a debt to those among us who have the ability to detach themselves from the era in which we live and … more »

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The Luxury of Being Free

What we steep ourselves in has such a strong yet subtle way of affecting how we think. For example, because I am a fish swimming in the water of American culture, my first thoughts when I hear the word Sabbath are … more »

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A Lifestyle of Giving

Economy matters. It is at the center of Nehemiah’s rebuke of the people of Israel in Nehemiah 5. But Nehemiah’s vision for how resources should be used doesn’t fit neatly into the way I have grown up thinking about economy. … more »

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Work Without Faith…

  “Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. It is vain that you rise up early, and go late to rest, eating the bread of … more »

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Seeking Shelter, Seeking Security

It’s semester two of the Fellows year, and for most of us it’s easy to dilute that to meaning only one thing: job-searching. It’s the daunting phrase that is weighing some of us down, is the source of all excitement … more »

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Discerning Wheat From Weeds

In Ecclesiastes 2:17-26, “The “Preacher” is essentially saying: “I hate my work; I will work all the days of my life, and for what? To hand it off to someone else? He could be a fool for all I know. … more »

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For My Pleasure

Gretta: “I told you, I write songs from time to time.” Dan: “Well what do you write them for?” Gretta: “What do you mean what for? For my pleasure.” The film “Begin Again,” from which the above dialogue is taken, … more »

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Hope

Aminah is a 16 year old Muslim girl living in the Horn of Africa. 18.8% of the population in her country lives below the poverty line. Women in her country do not have a lot of opportunity and many of them … more »

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