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Summer Job as Greenskeeper Is God's Calling "for This Time"

T. David Gordon, in his book, "Vocation: Work Quietly with Your Hands," writes:

Perceiving [all] of our labor as a vocation can have a substantial ...

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John Coltrane Learns Music Through Practice and Apprenticeship

According to theologian Steven R. Guthrie, John Coltrane is one of a handful of musicians (including other greats like Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker, ...

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Mentor Teaches a Teenager about the Value of Service

In his book Leading Across Culture, James E. Plueddemann reflects on an experience that taught him the eternal value of service and working hard—even ...

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Os Guinness Discovers God's Call

In the early days of his Christian life, Os Guinness believed that he had to prove his commitment to Christ by becoming a minister or missionary. So, ...

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Starbucks Baristas Told to Slow Down

Starbucks, stung by recent customer complaints, has instructed its baristas to start slowing down as they make drinks. Surveys have revealed that many ...

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Team's Equipment Manager Displays Faithful Service

In the realm of sports superstars, Mike Murphy plays a small but essential role for his pro baseball team, the San Francisco Giants. In 2010, he helped ...

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Mother Teresa Did 'Something Beautiful for God'

In 1969 Malcolm Muggeridge, a British journalist and the editor of Punch, a satirical magazine, went to Calcutta to make a documentary movie about Mother ...

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Christ Demands Our All

Christ says, "Give me all. I don't want so much of your time and so much of your money and so much of your work: I want you. I have not come ...

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Three-Time Lottery Winner Knows Real Wealth

David Wayne Sharpton, 54, has won major prizes in the Georgia lottery not once, not twice, but three times. In 2004 he won $350,000; in 2005 he won $1 ...

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Martin Luther King on Excellence

Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking to students at Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia on October 26, 1967, six months before he was assassinated:

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