How should Christians respond when faced with trial and difficulty? The easy answer is that we should call out to the Lord for deliverance, and we often comfort ourselves with pseudo-Biblical assurances about the response: "God won’t give you more than you can handle." But how does the Lord respond to just such an appeal from one of the most prominent prophets of the Old Testament?
With the current unemployment rate at 5.5% in the United States, one might argue that finding a job in today's work force is only an uphill battle. One job recruiter disagrees.
CLAC is a labor union that seeks to do justice in the workplace based on Christian principles that recognize the dignity and worth of each individual— whether worker or manager.
One of the biggest stories of the summer in the world of labor and employment law was news that the Department of Labor plans to more than double the threshold for exemption from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime pay requirements. While President Obama is advertising this move as a victory for middle class labor conditions, these regulatory changes also mean that those five million workers will essentially be converted from being paid on a salary basis to being paid on an hourly one.
How active (if at all) should Christians be in crafting new creeds and confessions for their institutions, organizations, and churches?
A promise to care for the living.