In this video (23:21), Tim Keller talks about why God matters to work and why work matters to God. It would appear that this address came while he was conducting research for his book, Every Good Endeavor. [Read more…] about Why work matters – Tim Keller (Video)
Vocation is integral – Steve Garber
In this address, Steve Garber from the Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation and Culture addresses the issue of vocation in a challenging yet nurturing way.
Many people today see their job as nothing more than a paycheck. But is one’s calling more than that? Steven Garber says yes. He says there is an intimate connection between one’s faith, vocation, and culture. “Vocation is integral,” he says, “not incidental to the missio Dei.” Steven explains how most of what God is doing in the world happens in and through the vocations of his people.
Our Work Matters to God – Chuck Colson
A brief (3:59) video in which Chuck Colson addressed the issue of why our work matters to God.
Chuck Colson – a vision for the workplace
In a brief interview(2:30), with John Beckett, Chuck Colson reflects on his vision for the workplace.
Humanizing Work Through Leadership – Nancy Ortberg
Being a leader is about creating a way for people to contribute in order to make something extraordinary happen. Nancy Ortberg explores two simple ways in which leaders can do this to humanize work.
Making good work
This short YouTube video from Rightnow Ministries humorously but powerfully illustrates the importance of making good work as a precursor to effective evangelism. ?
Called to Work: The monotony of the 9 to 5
Katherine Leary Alsdorf is the Founder & Executive Director of Redeemer’s Center for Faith & Work. ?She visited Australia in 2014 and spoke at the Ridley Marketplace Institute’s Redeeming Work Conference.?
Her experience as an entrepreneur and CEO for?20 years in the hi-tech industry preceded her founding the Redeemer Center for Faith and Work. ?
Sh is the co-author of?Every Good Endeavour: Connecting your work to God’s work. The good people at the Centre for Public Christianity took the opportunity to speak with her about work, monotony and vocation.
Workaholic – a helpful discussion starter from Rightnow Ministries
Here’s a great little video that can be used as a discussion or thought starter when considering the topic of workaholism or work as an idol. ? [Read more…] about Workaholic – a helpful discussion starter from Rightnow Ministries
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