Common Good is a robust collection of resources (online articles and print) put out by Made to Flourish. We absolutely love some of their resources, and others we may not see eye to eye on — but that’s ok. We don’t have to agree with every word printed in order to say that the work of Made to Flourish and Common Good is furthering and expanding the conversation on vocation in important ways. Check them out for provocative thoughts on a wide range of issues related to vocation (and theology, economics and culture and the arts).


Music has a way of seeping into our bones in a way that words alone sometimes can’t do.

The Album Work Songs by The Porter’s Gate Worship Project is a collection of songs that have such an impact. You can find more information about that album here:



Discovering our vocation takes time. And it doesn’t even start with what we do. It starts with who we are. It starts with our identity.

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” —Dr. Howard Thurman (1899-1981), theologian and civil rights leader

This article by Fr Richard Rohr starts with that quote and starts the vocation conversation by asking “Who am I?”