Theology of Work

How to Fight the Monotony of Work with Hope

"...the Christian should be a source of hope for those we work with. Our hopefulness is a gift from God that we are born into as a result of our faith in the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. (1 Pet. 1:3–5) But its scope goes well beyond our personal salvation to the renewal of all of creation." - IFWE

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“Work alone can only ever be work. It’s the ‘why’ that makes it ‘more.’”

"In business, results are everything. But God doesn’t need us to deliver results. Our value to Him has nothing to do with our utility or ability. He’s not depending on us to get good press or fulfill any quota of new believers." - IFWE

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Study: Christian College Grads Care More About Helping, Less About Money

"According to a new study from the Christian think tank Cardus, two-thirds of graduates from private religious colleges and universities say it is important to them to find a job that 'directly helps others'—10 percentage points higher than graduates from public schools or private nonreligious schools." - CToday

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Young Americans, Entitlement, and the Christian Vision of Work

"Whether directly connected with our passions or not, God calls us first and foremost to do the next thing well, to his glory, with all of our might. Short of this awareness, we risk 'Christianizing' a sense of entitlement. Instead of asking, 'What is God’s will for my life someday?' we should be asking, 'What does God want me to do next?'" - IFWE

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