Theology of Work

Lessons in Faithfulness from My Favorite Veteran, My Father

"As I think back, the one great lesson I learned from my father is that regardless of the work that God has called each of us to do, we must all put our hands on the plow, and not look back at our mistakes and shortcomings. Instead, we should look forward, 'fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith'" - IFWE

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Does “real kingdom work” only happen when we volunteer at church or get paid from a nonprofit organization?

"'My dream is to one day ...quit my job and do real kingdom work.' ...But at the same time, I cringe at the false dichotomy I hear in statements like this. As if 'real kingdom work' only takes place when one is volunteering at church or getting a paycheck from a nonprofit organization." - Daniel Darling

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“...the Church devotes little time to helping individuals see their work as laden with sacred potential”

"Good work reveals God by mirroring his life-giving capacity to bless and serve others (Psalms 8:5-8). As creative agents, cultural stewards, and ambassadors of shalom, faithful work has limitless possibilities." - Facts & Trends

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How Your Work Affects Your Relationship with God: An Interview with Denise Daniels and Shannon Vandewarker

"How should we incorporate spiritual disciplines into the ordinary rhythms of everyday experience? How can we be transformed into Christ’s likeness through our jobs and daily work? Bible Gateway interviewed Denise Daniels and Shannon Vandewarker ... about their book, Working in the Presence of God: Spiritual Practices for Everyday Work." - Bible Gateway

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