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Compassion With Wisdom Sermon Illustration by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/compassion-wisdom Sermon Illustration by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Compassion , Emotion Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt, Jr., offers a short reflection on Psalm 145:8-9 and compassion. Locking Arms Sermon Illustration by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/locking-arms Sermon Illustration by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Unity , Community Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt Jr. recounts how Roman soldiers—and later a college football team—labored together arm in arm. This resource would make a good sermon illustration for solidarity or unity. Clara Barton Sermon Illustration by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/clara-barton Sermon Illustration by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Service , Work Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt Jr. offers a short reflection on Matthew 25:37-40 and faithfully using one’s skills. Martin Marty Sermon Illustration by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/martin-marty Sermon Illustration by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Work , Calling/Vocation , Humility Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt, Jr., offers a short reflection on John 13:13-16 and keeping recognition in proper perspective. Emerson: Grunt Work Audio/Video by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/emerson-grunt-work Audio/Video by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Fellowship , Care , Love , Heart Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt Jr. offers a short reflection on Philippians 2:1-2 and helping others with the challenges they face. Higher Ground Audio/Video by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/higher-ground Audio/Video by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Trust , Change , Heart , Sanctification Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt, Jr. reflects on Romans 12:2 and God's continuing work to transform us and change us, even in the difficult times. When Multitasking Doesn't Give You Focus Audio/Video by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/multitasking1 Audio/Video by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Technology , Work , 1 Timothy Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt Jr. shares a moment he witnessed a woman multitasking too many things at once. In 1 Timothy 4:14-16, he reminds us to focus on our daily calling. Banquet Sermon Illustration by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/banquet Sermon Illustration by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Humility , Work , Service Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt Jr. offers a short reflection on Luke 14:8-11 and giving one’s best to even the humblest of tasks. Stop Rearranging Prejudices Devotional by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/stop-rearranging-prejudices Devotional by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Ecumenical movement , Love , Church Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt, Jr., offers a short reflection on John 13:35 and loving across denominational boundaries. Wilma Rudolph Sermon Illustration by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/wilma-rudolph Sermon Illustration by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Love , Work , Wisdom Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt, Jr. offers a short reflection on Colossians 2:2-3 and determination. The Light in My Father’s Eyes Sermon Illustration by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/light-my-fathers-eyes Sermon Illustration by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Family , Wisdom , Discernment Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt Jr. shares a touching story about a grieving father. Life’s one real priority is to do the right thing. And the right thing demands wisdom and flexibility. Eileen Collins Audio/Video by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/eileen-collins Audio/Video by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Work , Calling/Vocation Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt, Jr. reflects on 1 Corinthians 9:25-26 through the story of Eileen Collins, America's first female shuttle commander, and the need for dreams and hard work to live out our callings and vocations. When Dreams Go Off the Fast Track Devotional by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/when-dreams-go-fast-track Devotional by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Trust , Providence , Joseph Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt, Jr., offers a short reflection on Psalm 80:1-2, the story of Joseph in Genesis, and trusting God. Good Leadership Audio/Video by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/david-brooks-leadership Audio/Video by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Leadership Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt Jr. introduces the qualities of a good president/leader from David Brooks: Leaders live surrounded by both yes-men and critics. Leaders are internally driven. They want to solve problems, not take sides. Restorative Power of Silence Audio/Video by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/restorative-power-silence Audio/Video by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Prayerfulness , Silence , God's Presence Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt Jr. reflects on Psalm 46:10 and how silence—being still and knowing that God is God—restores us in our callings and our lives. Are You Working the Crowds? Devotional by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/are-you-working-crowds Devotional by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Working for God , Work Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt, Jr., offers a short reflection on 1 Chronicles 16:28-29 and working for God and not the accolades of others. Paying Attention Pays Interest Article by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/paying-attention-pays-interest Article by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Work , Satisfaction , Working for God Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt Jr. offers a short reflection on job satisfaction using Colossians 3:23-24. The Family Table Sermon Illustration by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/family-table Sermon Illustration by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Ten Commandments , Honor your father and mother , Children , Parenting Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt Jr. offers a short reflection on Exodus 20:12 about honoring one’s parents and setting an example for one’s children. How to Gain Perspective in Any Situation Audio/Video by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/decide-love-your-work1 Audio/Video by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: Community , Work Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt Jr. tells a story of two families moving to the same town that came with two different perspectives. The Higher Calling asks how you can strengthen your ability to have a good attitude? What the Deaf Man Heard Devotional by Howard Butt Jr. https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/what-deaf-man-heard Devotional by Howard Butt Jr. Topics: INTEGRITY , Gossip Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Howard Butt, Jr., offers a short reflection on Psalm 34:12-13 and being careful about what comes out of one’s mouth.

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