Allowing God's Work to Enter Into Our Work
The idea of God’s work in our work has been a life-long lesson for me.
Being raised around God’s work fostered in me the idea—full-time ministry being my parents’ vocation—that ministry was limited to positions or assignments within churches or other faith communities.
The truth is, I have only had one job in my lifetime that was not with a Christian organization. That position lasted a total of one year. Considering I got my first job at the age of sixteen, and have always worked, well, you can do the math.
Every job I have had, except for that one year, was a ministry-related job. My work has included accounting and administrative tasks. I served as registrar for a Christian university and worked for more than one pastor in varying roles. Today, I serve as a virtual assistant for a Christian nonprofit organization. All these related to ministry.
But what about those who do not, nor have ever, worked for a faith-based organization?
I admire those of you who serve in secular jobs. Decades …
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