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The idolatry of work

By Dave Henning / May 23, 2020

As Pastor Timothy Keller concludes Chapter 1 of Every Good Endeavor, he reiterates an idea he presented earlier in the chapter, that many people mistakenly think of work as a curse.  Antithetically, then, something else such as leisure or family becomes the only way to find meaning in life.  Yet, the fact that God rested […]


If Jesus were your direct supervisor

By Dave Henning / July 16, 2017

“If Jesus were your direct supervisor, would you have done your work any differently than you did?  How would you have done repairs, answered phones, typed documents, or taught classes if Jesus were checking your work?”- John Ortberg As John Ortberg concludes Chapter 20 of The Me I Want to Be, he emphasizes your work […]


Experience the Spirit in your work

By Dave Henning / July 15, 2017

“If I cannot experience the Spirit in the work I am doing today, then I can’t experience the Spirit today at all.”- John Ortberg “Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might.”- Ecclesiastes 9:10 John Ortberg begins Chapter 20 (“Let Your Work Honor God”) of The Me I Want to Be […]


When you discover your strengths

By Dave Henning / July 14, 2017

“When you discover your strengths, you are learning an indispensable part of what it means to be made in the image of God.”- John Ortberg In Chapter 19 (“Let God Flow in Your Work”) of The Me I Want to Be, John Ortberg discusses finding God in your work.  Also, John points out how you […]


Re- create energy and vitality

By Dave Henning / October 2, 2015

In today’s blog, Bill Hybels discusses the second through fifth keys to replenishing our souls. 2.  Family.  Although family looks different for each of us, Pastor Hybels emphasizes we all have a “family” of friends we’ve gathered around us- people God has brought into our lives.  To keep our bucket filled, our family relationships  need […]

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