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#FaithandCulture Reading: Navigating Career Decisions, Lent, Important Books and Christian Scholarship

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What are some tips for making career decisions? What books are on Dr. David Jones’ bookshelf? How should you think about lent? And why do we need radical Christian Scholarship?

Get thoughtful responses to these questions from Bruce Ashford, Trillia Newbell, David Jones and Russell Gehrlein in today’s #FaithandCulture Reading.


Seek God First in Navigating Career Decisions: Some Guiding Questions

Are you facing a career decision? Russell Gehrlein offers wisdom in this post from The Institute of Faith, Work and Economics. He writes,

Many of us will have winding career paths in our lives, but how are we to make the best, God-honoring decisions at those critical forks in the road? Read More>>

The Professor’s Bookshelf: Dr. David Jones

Over at our sister blog Between the Times, Dr. David Jones tells you what’s on his bookshelf. He writes,

Sally Lloyd-Jones’ The Jesus Storybook Bible…. is one of the best theology books I have ever read. Seriously. Read More>>

Fasting and Feasting During Lent

Earlier this week, we published a post by Doug Ponder explaining why he’s “giving up lent for lent“. But if you choose to participate in the lenten fast, Trillia Newbell urges you to remember why you fast in the first place. She writes,

So this season, let us feast on: Jesus who is the bread of life (Matt. 4:4; John 6:35; John 6:48-58) and God’s Word, breathed out by him, which gives knowledge, wisdom and life (Psalm 1:2; 2 Tim. 3:16). Read More>>

Why We Need Radical Christian Scholarship

Bruce Ashford talks about the Transdisciplinary Group — and why Christian scholars need to work to unify education. He writes,

If Christians in the United States are going to keep their moorings in the 21st century, they will need to return continually to their roots in Christian Scripture and the Great Tradition. This is true in every sphere of culture, including the arts and sciences, business and entrepreneurship, politics and economics, and scholarship and higher education. Read More>>

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