5 Articles for Your Labor Day

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Today is Labor Day. Hopefully you’re finding time to rest, relax, spend time with family and enjoy the company of friends.

In addition, take advantage of this reprieve from work to learn how to better honor God with your work. Here are a few resources to help you do so.

Destroying the Divide Between Pulpit and Pew

Benjamin Quinn explains that every Christian is a minister — especially at work. He writes,

The physical space between pulpit and pew in worship spaces is necessary for practical reasons. The metaphorical space between the “ordained” and the “ordinary” in the church, however, is unfortunate and unbiblical. Read More>>

Your Worship Fuels Your Work

James K.A. Smith digs into four themes about how your work intersects with the good life. Here’s an excerpt:

If you want to do good work, you have to become the kind of people who want what God wants. Read More>>

Four Reasons Pastors Must Address Faith and Work

Pastors tend to focus on applying scripture to our spiritual lives or how the church functions. But Cody Cunningham urges pastors to connect scriptural truths to people’s workplaces. He writes,

We fail our congregations if we do not intentionally and specifically connect the gospel to their vocations. Read More>>

Livin’ for the Weekend? Then You’re Working for the Wrong Reasons

Most of us assume that we work hard all week so that we can relax on the weekend. But, Walter Strickland explains, that approach can lead us to work for the wrong reasons.

The next time you punch the clock, don’t do so begrudgingly with an eye towards Friday. Work with a renewed purpose, knowing that you are giving God glory and functioning as his image-bearer. Read More>>

Don’t Think Your Job Matters? Here’s Why It Does

Have you ever wondered if your job matters? In this article, Nathaniel Williams shares a lesson he learned about this common question.

Maybe you think your job doesn’t matter. But your work is God’s means of providing for your family, community and the entire world. Read More>>

Enjoy your Labor Day!

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