12 results for tag: vocation


Why Only 13% of People Love Their Jobs

It’s time to face the inconvenient truth. The truth is, we are living in a world where disengagement at the workplace has reached epidemic proportions. In 2013, only an average of 13% of people said they like their jobs. That leaves 87% of us who either dislike or hate their jobs. Early this month, Gallup announced the results of its global workplace study.  Across 142 countries where roughly 180 million employees in the countries studied, they discovered only 13% of the working population are psychologically committed to their jobs and likely to make positive contributions in their organizations. Here’s the breakdown of Gallup’s 2013 ...

J.S. Bach: The Theologian Inside, Composer Outside

“The aim and final end of all music should none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.” – J.S. Bach Millions of people have heard of Bach. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) is arguably the most famous and gifted of all composers past and present in the entire western world. Even after 250 years since his death, Bach’s music lifts the heart and energizes the soul. However, many do not know that behind the façade of the brilliant composer was a theologian whose heart was after God, only God. He just happened to be working with a keyboard and writing music. In fact, he believed that music was a “refreshment of ...