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Career Planning

"If anyone will not work, neither shall he eat" (2 Thessalonians 3:10).

The concept of what you're going to do for the rest of your life can be intimidating. But one thing's for sure—if you don't work out a plan, you're going to have a hard time providing for yourself. Take advantage of our resources on career planning below and start developing a plan for your life.

  • by Mitchell Moss
A strong advocate for working with your hands, Matt Miller has turned his own love of building and fixing things into a successful business as a general contractor in the Pacific Northwest. Read how he got his start, why he loves it and how anyone can go out today, get a job making good money and doing satisfying work.
  • by Mitchell Moss
Samantha Cook’s career has taken more turns in five years than some take in a lifetime. With an openness and self-honesty about what she wants, her retelling of those turns reveals understanding most fail to gain by the time they’re 40, let alone her current age of 26. Read on to find out how she went from a consulting gig straight out of college to becoming Chief Operating Officer of a medical...
  • by Mitchell Moss
Jacob Mammen has served at a ton of camps over the years—you might’ve met him! We’re kicking off this series with a profile of him because he’s well-known in the camp circles, and because he was the first person to respond to our emails (kidding . . . sort of). Read on to find out why he left a job he loved, what he likes about his career and what he’s working toward next.
  • by Compass Check Editor
Before they were called Christians, early followers of Jesus Christ were known as those of “the Way” (Acts 9:2; 11:26; 19:9,23; 22:4). Interestingly enough, when we speak of things we have learned from our life’s experience, we often say “I learned it along the way.” In this new series, we hope to offer some insight learned by members of “the Way” to help you handle life’s questions, challenges...