How single men can prepare now for a happy family life later
A guide for thinking about the intersection of your passion and your work
Christian ministry isn't the only way to bring God glory through your work.
Success is more within our power than we tend to think — even for big, hairy, scary goals.
For those who are beginning their careers, here are four key principles for on-the-job success.
Women tend to feel the struggle of untangling the modern conflicts of life, love and labor most keenly, but ultimately this issue affects the whole family.
How should post-college Christians respond to desires or opportunities to switch jobs or careers? Here are four principles to guide you in making this decision.
How should we then work?
It's an age-old question that won't be silenced.
Help for figuring out if graduate school would help you better pursue God's calling on your life
How to find what excites you, will qualify you for a job, and uses your gifts and talents
How your current circumstances can be the training ground for future successes
Those who desire to do well with their lives can still commit their share of confused meandering. Here's one way to stop it from happening to you.
Work and recreation matter to God
As busy as college life seems, it’s a lot slower than the work-a-day world that lies ahead. So make the most of these “lazy” days. Cornell shows you how.
What does it mean for large sectors of our society to become virtual matriarchies?
It had been many years since we'd talked about values and dreams and plans and goals. It was time for a refresher.
You don't just lose a job when you lose a job. No matter what the truth is, it can still feel like you're worthless. And that matters enough.
"How did you know what God wanted you to do with your life?" my friend's daughter asked me one day.
Sometimes you're just facing normal obstacles on the path to success. And sometimes the dream needs to die entirely.
Getting things done at the last minute can be quite a rush. Giving up the rush can be a hard habit to break.
My formal education may have come to a close, but I soon discovered my real, practical, hands-on education was just beginning.
All I had was God and the flimsy conviction that He had called me to this work. Frankly, that didn't feel like enough.
Just because you're out of work doesn't mean that God doesn't have plans for your life right now.
There's a reason what you want most seems so hard to achieve. Now some practical advice for getting there.
College is for learning. But you can learn significant lessons outside the classroom — even on summer break.
We may have something to learn about management of time and paperwork from a guy who's gone from pigsty dorm room to clean and efficient home office.
Choosing an occupation can be dizzying. Doesn't have to be that way.
George was tired of working for The Man. Thanks to the Lord and his fiancée, he no longer is.
You can get there by breaking the rules.
The next big entrepreneurial success won't start in a garage.
How can we integrate our faith with what we do with most of our waking hours: work?
Pursue winning, but Christianly.
Faithfulness today with whatever you currently have to work with is the path God calls you to take.
Some are good. Others can set you up for failure.
A lakeside cabin retreat inspired some big dreams, dreams later brought into perspective by a day of rest.
Like our forefathers, this generation faces a crisis and an opportunity.
It’s true you can’t choose when you’ll be born. But you can determine how you’ll live. And how you’ll respond to the unexpected.
Just months away from graduation and still without a major, Julie is at Theophilus' door, desperate for some guidance.
Some say 30 is today's 20. Authors Rubin and Macko say for women, 30 is mid-life — crisis and all.
Sometimes finding out what makes you come alive starts with learning what makes you miserable.
Your strengths, and not your weaknesses, are where you should focus your energy.
Some people choose their majors for really good reasons. I was not one of those people.
As graduation nears, maybe it's more important to plan for who, than what, you want to be.
What I learned at a small cottage about goals and God’s purposes.
Tough lessons and hard-wrought wisdom from Steve’s first job out of college.
It's never too late to do what God created you to do.
“Ambition” doesn’t have to be a dirty word for Christians.
The Christian life isn't just work. It's also play.
Writing and living a mission statement for the hungry years.
Why would a student who believes God created the universe major in evolutionary biology? Because that's where he figured he was most needed.
Not sure what you’re going to do after college? Don’t hurry to come up with an answer; God may have some surprises.
Should you apply to grad school? Maybe, but you need to think about a few things going in.
Ever feel like your classwork is keeping you from becoming the person you really want to be?
Ever feel like running from responsibility? In many ways, college is the perfect place to hide.
For too long, Christians have shunned the arts; particularly drama. It's time we re-evaluate our perspective, says Professor Camille Hallstrom in this interview with Boundless.
New Years Resolutions abound this time of year. If studying harder is among yours, read on. John tells you how, starting with the library couch.
’Fessing up to a change in course work can be scary. Finally, some advice that’s bound to work.
Los Angeles talk show host and world-renowned speaker discusses powerful ideas to propel you beyond college.
It's not what you study in college but what you love that will determine your success in life.
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