Work Ethic

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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“Apart from heretical doctrine or immorality, one of the most serious charges that can be leveled against a pastor is sloth.”

"How can a pastor who is not lazy find himself accused of just that? The accusation, undeserved, arises from two sources: first, from a difference of opinion about what a pastor's workday should look like, and, second, from an unfortunate but correctable lack of self-awareness on the part the minister." - Ref21

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"The average American wastes 21.8 hours a week at work – more than half of the work week."

"Of course, wasting time is a two-way street. The average British worker spends 13 full days a year in pointless meetings. Unsurprisingly, the number is higher on the continent." - What if Jesus returns while you’re loafing at work?

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