For those who face very challenging ethical issues and complex decisions in the workplace, this article provides both encouragement and wisdom.
In this week’s Wednesday Workout, we share a post from the Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation and Culture. It features a fascinating interview with a banker, John Gage.
As you read, notice how the themes or creation work, fall work and redemption work woven into the conversation – themes that we are exploring in each of our Wednesday Workout posts. ?
Also, notice how John understands and sees his vocation/calling as a banker and how this has impacted on the decisions that he has made to (a) remain in the banking industry despite its faults and fallenness, and (b) the decisions he and his family have made about where they can be most effective for the kingdom of God.
You can read the article here.
The Theology of Work Project has comprehensive guide to the topic of ethics in the workplace. ? You can download a copy of the PDF (54 pages) here – ?Theology of Work Project – Ethics
Alistair Mackenzie and Wayne Kirkland define the topic as follows:
Ethics is about knowing and doing what is good or right, and workplace ethics is about knowing and doing what is good or right at work. For the Christian, this means applying the Bible and other resources of the Christian faith to help decide and do what is ethical or moral at work.? [Read more…] about Ethics at Work – from the Theology of Work Project