Discover Your Vocation

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This three-part series on calling was written by Luke Bobo for the Global Faith and Work Initiative.

Let the Adventure Begin: Discovering Your Specific Vocation

Discovering one’s vocation in life is not a linear process—it is often a journey of ups and downs that is frustrating and fun. Read more

Something of First Importance

We have forgotten, buried, or forsaken something of first importance—our primary call. All callings in life—big or small, short or of longer duration—find their motivational response to our primary calling. Read more

A Specific Vocation and Several Callings

What is a calling to the Christian, exactly? Is it the same as a vocation? Should one’s calling be separated from one’s job, or can they coalesce together? Read more

About the Author

Luke is a Theology of Work Project board member. He is director of bioethics/assistant professor at Kansas City University (Kansas City, MO). Luke is also a visiting instructor of contemporary culture at Covenant Seminary, and is the author of several books including, Race, Economics, and Apologetics: Is There a Connection?, A Layperson’s Guide to Biblical Interpretation, and Living Salty and Light Filled Lives in the Workplace. He co-authored and/or served as editor of several books including Worked Up: Navigating Calling After College, Fertile Ground: Faith and Work Field Guide for Youth Pastors, and Discipleship With Monday In Mind: 16 Churches Connecting Faith and Work. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Rita, and two adult kids, Briana and Caleb (Sabrina). He interests include contemporary culture, virtue formation, apologetics, ethics, bioethics, justice, golf, traveling, writing, speaking, teaching, spending time with young people, and meeting new people. Luke holds a PhD from the University of Missouri-St. Louis; a Master of Divinity from Covenant Theological Seminary; a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia; and a Bachelor of Science of Electrical Engineering from the University of Kansas.