Every Good Endeavor

Every Good Endeavor

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New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller shows how God calls each of us to express meaning and purpose through our work and careers. In a work world that is increasingly competitive and insecure, people often have nagging questions: Why am I doing this work? Why is it so hard? And is there anything I can do about it? Tim Keller, pastor of New Yorka€™s Redeemer Presbyterian Church and New York Times bestselling author of The Reason for God as well as The Skeptical Student in the Encounters with Jesus ebook series, and many others, has taught and counseled students, young professionals, and senior leaders on the subject of work and calling for more than twenty years. Now he puts his insights into a book for readers everywhere, giving biblical perspectives on such pressing questions as: a€c What is the purpose of work? a€c How can I find meaning and serve customers in a cutthroat, bottom-line-oriented workplace? a€c How can I use my skills in a vocation that has meaning and purpose? a€c Can I stay true to my values and still advance in my field? a€c How do I make the difficult choices that must be made in the course of a successful career? With deep insight and often surprising advice, Keller shows readers that biblical wisdom is immensely relevant to our questions about our work. In fact, the Christian view of worka€”that we work to serve others, not ourselvesa€”can provide the foundation of a thriving professional and balanced personal life. Keller shows how excellence, integrity, discipline, creativity, and passion in the workplace can help others and even be considered acts of worshipa€”not just of self-interest.Cars work well when you follow the ownera#39;s manual and honor the design of the car. If you fail tochangetheoil, no one will fine you ... Nevertheless, it ismeaningful that Godhimself rested afterwork (Genesis 2:2). Many people make themistake of anbsp;...

Title:Every Good Endeavor
Author:Timothy Keller
Publisher:Penguin - 2012-11-13


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