We recommend the following organizations and ministries as helpful tools for engaging in vocational stewardship.
The Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation and Culture.
Founded by Dr. Steven Garber, the Washington Institute believes that “vocation is integral, not incidental, to the mission of God in the world.” Through teaching, writing and speaking, TWI sets for the vision that faith shapes vocation, and that shapes culture. They carry out their vision through partnerships with various foundations, businesses, retreat centers, congregations, seminaries and ministries around the world. Through their work, TWI seeks a “renewed vision of vocation and the common good.”
An ecumenical Christian retreat center, Laity Lodge is dedicated to “enabling Christians to know Jesus deeply and to serve him in the everyday places of their lives.” Laity runs numerous retreats every year, some of which focus specifically on vocation, hosting gatherings for church, business and artistic leaders.
The High Calling
This online magazine runs by the motto: “Every day conversations about work, life, and God.” THC pays special focus to helping readers find God in their work, family, and broader culture.
As their website says, WorkLife has “pioneered simple, yet impactful curriculum and tools to fuel your personal success.” The organization exists to provide individuals, churches and organizations with the tools to “find Life in work.” Visit their site to learn more and to discover the helpful tools they offer.
Redeemer’s Center for Faith and Work
A ministry of Redeemer Presbyterian Church, CFW is the “cultural renewal arm” of the Redeemer movement, founded to help individuals apply the gospel to their lives, connect to professionals within their field that can challenge and inspire their work, and mobilize leaders to become agents of change for the common good, through existing institutions and by creating new ones.
Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation’s Serving Leaders
Serving Leaders is committed to the advancement of God’s reign on earth—to the Kingdom of God—which Jesus inaugurated. God’s reign—His Kingdom—advances when human beings rise up into the dignity and capability for which they were created. Serving Leaders is strives to help those in leadership find, pursue and achieve God’s purpose for their lives, allowing them to leave a lasting legacy through their contribution to the world.
League of Everyday Doxologists.
“The beauty of the symphonic doxology of humanity is that we all praise God in magnificently unique ways. At the League of Everyday Doxologist, we wish to highlight the multitude of ways people combined their vocation and their doxology.”