“When I hear somebody say ‘I’m going into full time ministry’…I want to throw up…because it communicates…that there’s a part-time option, and there isn’t.” – R. Paul Stevens
If you’re a Christian, you maybe be familiar with the notion that some work is holy (such as being a missionary or a pastor), while other work (being a doctor, businessperson or carpenter, for example) is less so. This faulty understanding of work leaves God out of the big picture of our everyday work.
R. Paul Stevens, Professor Emeritus of Marketplace Theology and Leadership at Leadership at Fuller Theological Seminary, discusses here:
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