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What’s the Faith and Work Collective?

The Faith and Work Collective is a blog community designed to provide resources that encourage leaders to mobilize congregations and communities in the integration of faith with work and economics that witnesses to God’s purposes in word and deed to every society.

Who’s it for?

In a lot of ways, the posts we share here are created to help church leaders to better engage their congregations. In a lot of other ways, the Faith and Work Collective is for any person looking for ways to integrate their Christian faith with the hours they spend each week in a secular work world.

Recent Articles


What does it really mean to be perfect like Jesus? Kevin Kinghorn explains how a different perspective may help you avoid discouraging yourself.

What can something as worldly and commercialized as the iPhone teach the church? Samuel Ahn shares the strong impact of feeling like you're a part of a larger community and something that is bigger than yourself.

This week we sat down to discuss the budgeting process and the different ways various churches approach the budget.

On our last episode our team of church leaders discussed ideas of innovation and creativity in church leadership. This week we have a Q&A style discussion about that topic.

How can you empower your laypeople to serve? Kathy Rohrs shares how to equip them to lead in the ministry of the church.

Need a sermon series to teach about ministry in the marketplace? Chris Howlett will help you teach your congregation that they can minister in any vocation.

What does Joshua have to teach the Leaders of the modern church? Jacob Armstrong shares what the biblical Jacob has to say about courage.

Who are the gatekeepers who can decide who may be used of God and who may not? Kevin Kinghorn explains how the Church lost the understanding of the priesthood of all believers.

How can you have a vision for the future in the face of grief and loss? Christine O'Brien shares how a capital campaign taught her about building on another person's legacy.

Our team of church leaders sits down to discuss ideas of innovation and creativity in church leadership and some of the tools to help spur on that innovation.

Work and worship should never be divided, but they should not be inappropriately married, either. Kevin Brown and Mike Wiese present a healthy view of work as worship.

Does 20% of your congregation do 80% of the work of the church? Kevin Kinghorn shares two things your church may be doing to perpetuate that situation.

Our team of church leaders sits down to discuss ways to motivate your staff.

How do you feel about making a budget? Most people consider it not very pleasant. Melissa Spas seeks to convince us that it is a necessary good.

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