A ministry position in a local church is not the only possible work you can do to the glory of God.
When we don’t feel productive, the work we should look to and be comforted by is the work done by Jesus.
What are the pastor's most important weekly tasks?
We rarely say this out loud, but functionally, most of us believe that our responsibility is to just take of ourselves and our family. And if we do that, it's all good. If we do that, we've responded rightly to God's plan for our work and resources. So, it doesn't really matter what's happening in our neighborhood. It doesn't really matter what's happening in our city. Unless, of course, the…
The gospel tells us that, yes, we are saved, but the Holy Spirit is continually teaching us and forming us to be more like Jesus, who is the Greatest Teacher.
God has indeed made us, by gifting and by calling, for certain tasks.
You are not at your workplace by accident but by divine providence.
If I prioritize production, I end up frustrated, and I actually abandon virtue and toy with anger or bitterness.
We are living in a time when being ordinary is the worst thing that can happen to a person, and nothing screams ordinary like at-home work.
Consider the fact that God is shaping you and growing you as a person through your occupation.
This week's links include resources on leading leaders, Bonhoeffer and spiritual disciplines, when God isn't there, and spiritual gifts.
You’re not there just for your job. You’re not there just for a promotion. You’re not there just to make a name for yourself and build your resume. God didn’t just put you there for you. He put you there for others. He wants to reach your workplace with the gospel through you.
The work-life God set forth is a life of purposeful work of imaging God in our shepherding of his creation.
All of us, when the work slips into tedium and routine, are prone to ask the question of whether or not what we are doing really matters.