I have been pleasantly suprised by the trend to discuss work, vocation and labor around this Labor Day holiday. Dan Doriani has a great article here I commend to you to reflect on why we “Work and Keep”
I regularly preach about work and must confess: It is easy to share stories of executives, doctors, and engineers and forget that the most common occupations in America are retail salesperson and cashier. A series of recent conversations with Millennials reminded me that even among professionals, there is a chasm between Christian rhetoric and reality. Young Christians know the basics: God ordained work from the beginning so that it is good. Further, God commands mankind to fill and exercise dominion over the earth, but also to keep the garden. So we preserve creation even as we develop it (Gen. 1-2).
Read the rest here at The Gospel Coalition Website.
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