Work

Humans and Their Work

“Some men do their lifework as if every join were stiff with rheumatism, or as if they were exuding some adhesive viscus, making their snail progress as painful as it is slow. Others are somnambulists, looking for something and forgetting what they seek; not able to find their tools; always late, buying their ticket after […]

Some thoughts on “Work as Worship”

by Pooky Darst Webster defines the word “worship” as “the act of showing respect and love for a god especially by praying with other people who believe in the same god: the act of worshipping God or a god.” Or “excessive admiration for someone.” The word worship, in this case, means to ascribe worth to […]

Reflections on “Work as Worship”

by Justin Knapp I think we need to make a quick distinction between “work is worship” (which I accidently called it for some time) and “work as worship.” “Work is worship” assumes that just because I am a Christian that the naturally outpouring of my day is for God. Let me not over-spiritualize my own […]

Good Job!

by Brian Anderson “There’s no greater mission field than your workplace!” “Invite that co-worker to church this week!” “Be the light in the darkness of your evil, secular job!”  Wait. My job is EVIL? There’s some truth there; however, I know I’m not the only believer who, after hearing similar cliché, bumper-sticker slogans, feels a […]