The Gospel at Work: How Working for King Jesus Gives Purpose and Meaning to Our Jobs
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  • Cover Type:
  • 160 Pages
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication Date: January 2014
  • ISBN: FTRAEGSEGOSPELATWORKHOWWORKI9780310513971

The Gospel at Work: How Working for King Jesus Gives Purpose and Meaning to Our Jobs

Traeger, Sebastian; Greg D. Gilbert

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Publisher's Description

Find God's vision for your job. Reclaim God's vision for your life.
Many Christian fall victim to one of two main problems when it comes to work: either they are idle in their work, or they have made an idol of it. Both of these mind-sets are deadly misunderstandings of how God intends for us to think about our employment.

In The Gospel at Work, Sebastian Traeger and Greg Gilbert unpack the powerful ways in which the gospel can transform how we do what we do, releasing us from the cultural pressures of both an all-consuming devotion and a punch-in, punch-out mentality—in order to find the freedom of a work ethic rooted in serving Christ.

You'll find answers to some tough questions Christians in the workplace ask:

  • What factors should matter most in choosing a job?
  • What gospel principles should shape my thinking about how to treat my boss, my coworkers, and my employees?
  • Is full-time Christian work more valuable than my job?
  • Is it okay to be motivated by money?
  • How do I prioritize—or balance—work, family, and church responsibility?

  • Includes a Foreword by David Platt

    Includes For Further Reflection questions at the end of each chapter

    About the Authors

    Sebastian Traeger has spent years starting and building various businesses. He has cofounded FiveStreet.com, a real estate technology company; Razoo.com, a crowd-funding site for causes; Christianity.com, a software and services company for Christian organizations; and Silas Partners, a web-consulting firm. Sebastian serves as an elder at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC. He and his wife, Nikki, have three children and love living just 6 blocks from the US Capitol.

    Greg Gilbert is Senior Pastor of Third Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the author of What Is the Gospel?, What is the Mission of the Church?, and Preach: Theology Meets Practice. Greg lives in Louisville with his wife, Moriah, and their three children, Justin, Jack, and Juliet.

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    Publisher's Description

    Find God's vision for your job. Reclaim God's vision for your life.
    Many Christian fall victim to one of two main problems when it comes to work: either they are idle in their work, or they have made an idol of it. Both of these mind-sets are deadly misunderstandings of how God intends for us to think about our employment.

    In The Gospel at Work, Sebastian Traeger and Greg Gilbert unpack the powerful ways in which the gospel can transform how we do what we do, releasing us from the cultural pressures of both an all-consuming devotion and a punch-in, punch-out mentality—in order to find the freedom of a work ethic rooted in serving Christ.

    You'll find answers to some tough questions Christians in the workplace ask:

  • What factors should matter most in choosing a job?
  • What gospel principles should shape my thinking about how to treat my boss, my coworkers, and my employees?
  • Is full-time Christian work more valuable than my job?
  • Is it okay to be motivated by money?
  • How do I prioritize—or balance—work, family, and church responsibility?

  • Includes a Foreword by David Platt

    Includes For Further Reflection questions at the end of each chapter

    About the Authors

    Sebastian Traeger has spent years starting and building various businesses. He has cofounded FiveStreet.com, a real estate technology company; Razoo.com, a crowd-funding site for causes; Christianity.com, a software and services company for Christian organizations; and Silas Partners, a web-consulting firm. Sebastian serves as an elder at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC. He and his wife, Nikki, have three children and love living just 6 blocks from the US Capitol.

    Greg Gilbert is Senior Pastor of Third Avenue Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the author of What Is the Gospel?, What is the Mission of the Church?, and Preach: Theology Meets Practice. Greg lives in Louisville with his wife, Moriah, and their three children, Justin, Jack, and Juliet.

    • Cover Type:
    • 160 Pages
    • Publisher: Zondervan
    • Publication Date: January 2014
    • ISBN: FTRAEGSEGOSPELATWORKHOWWORKI9780310513971