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Missio on Calling (1 Corinthians 7:17-24): The Long View

It is the plague of the millennial generation to be unhappy where we are.  In all different circumstances, we believe there is something better.  We believe there is another job or situation that would be more fulfilling, or as Christians, … more »

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Missio on Work (Ephesians 6:5-9): An Economy of Grace

In March, I wrote an article on the “Economics of Human Trafficking.” Over the past six or so years, more and more people have become aware of the reality of slavery today: there are an estimated 30 million slaves in … more »

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Missio on Work (Ephesians 6:5-9): Stamina to Serve

Growing up, I developed a passion for swimming.  It instilled in me many values for which I am very thankful, but the greatest of these values is determination.  I was determined to work hard and do whatever I was told, … more »

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Missio on Work (Ephesians 6:5-9): The Freedom to be Free

Life is full of unsexy tasks. For example, unclogging toilets, roofing, spreadsheets, thank you letters, file sorting, quality control, set striking… the list goes on. I’ve done all of those things listed above and then some, and most of them … more »

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Missio on Work (Ephesians 6:5-9): Motivated by Praise

Bondservants, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ, not by the way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as bondservants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart, rendering service … more »

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Missio on Work (Ephesians 6:5-9): The Impactful Intern

No one loves being the intern. In most cases, interns make the coffee, plan meetings for superiors and are given the mindless tasks of putting numbers or names into an Excel sheet. To make matters worse, most interns in D.C. … more »

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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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Missio on Justice (Acts 16:16-40): Getting to the Root

Italian philosopher and writer Niccolò Machiavelli once stated, “The reason there will be no change is because the people who stand to lose from change have all the power, and the people that stand to gain from change have none … more »

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Missio on Justice (Acts 16:16-40): A Broken System

A defined code of law is a staple of what most people would consider a “modern society.” Every American student learns in their first serious world history lesson about Hammurabi’s Code from Babylon. “An eye for an eye and a tooth … more »

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Missio on Justice (Acts 16:16-40): A Sacrifice Worth Making

Acts 16 shows an extraordinary example of God’s sovereignty reigning over the power of men. Yet it is easy to misconstrue that sovereignty in this story. As Paul and Silas cast out a demon from a fortune-teller, her owners realize … more »

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