Discerning one’s calling can feel very overwhelming. Here are 5 core questions to help make the discernment process more manageable.
Leaving Ministry Work to Answer God’s Call
For years, I thought I would only be happy doing full-time vocational ministry. I couldn’t imagine what life would be like if I wasn’t doing ministry. My mindset was stuck in a limited understanding of what it meant to serve God.
3 Things to Remember While Working an Entry-Level Job
Dream jobs are rarely entry-level ones. We all have some vision of success in our minds, but no matter what your vision looks like, you’ll always have to start at a lower level than you want.
Of course, those entry-level positions help get your foot in the door and are necessary steps to move up in your career. But I think these jobs might do more than simply push someone closer to their real career goals. Entry-level jobs remind workers of three important realities that can help them get through the early stages of their careers.
My Unexpected Season Working at Chic-ﬁl-A
I had just graduated from Biola University and it was time to get my ﬁrst job out of college. I thought, “Who wouldn’t hire me?” Bachelor’s degree, good job skills, great personality, upbeat attitude, and hard work ethic. Who else had these kinds of qualiﬁcations? Turns out, about 1,500,000 other […]
You are More than your College Major
If we look around the world, we see English Majors leading organizations, Business Majors writing books, and people who dropped out of college altogether to pursue music. Was Jon Foreman, a college dropout, a Music Major? No. Is Jon Foreman a musician? Yes, and one of the best, at that.
The Value of a Master’s Degree
Since we spend so many hours of the week working, our jobs should serve a greater purpose. If you’re unsure about what your true purpose is, you might consider pursuing a graduate degree at a Christian university.