Many followers of Jesus live under the illusion that their work is not as important and God-honoring as the work of others. We’ve neglected Martin Luther’s teaching that all Christians are priests, regardless of occupation. Instead, we’ve created a hierarchy of jobs ranging from the most “spiritual” to the least. We’ve traded the dignity that God bestows on every life for an unbiblical struggle with spiritual job comparison. And no matter what we do, there is always someone with a more “spiritual” job. A bigger platform. A greater impact.
Properly understood, our work is to be thoughtfully woven into the fabric of the Christian life. Work is one of the best ways we can grow in Christlikeness, love our neighbors, and tangibly advance the... CONTINUE READING ON THE TIFWE BLOG