"What on earth was God thinking in designing us so that one-third of the time we are inefficient and useless? He was thinking this: 'Sleep will be a daily reminder that they're not in control. I am.'"
"God does His work in us where we spend most of our time, which for many is at work. We tend to think we'll go out there and do great things for Him. But often our work is a place where God is changing us. And He does it so often through setbacks".
How does the former ABC Managing Director describe the way he sought to integrate his Christian faith with his work? At times, Mark Scott admits it was a case of "muddling along".
Since its publication in 2012, Timothy Keller’s Every Good Endeavour: Connecting your work to God’s work has become the go-to book for those wanting to consider the connection between Christian faith and work. Why is this? What makes it just so good?
The workplace is undergoing a transformation. A revolution, that some suggest, is even greater than the Industrial Revolution. But is every change for the good? Take, for example, Hot Desking.
Sick workers who turn up at the office are costing the Australian economy $34 billion a year. So why don't we take sick days? Is it as simple as our boss makes us feel guilty? Or is the real sickness stopping us taking a day off a sickness in our hearts?
What is it that you spend your waking hours doing? How do you normally describe your daily labour? Do you call it a job? Perhaps it’s a career. Or maybe even a calling. How you answer that question has a profound impact upon how you view both yourself and your work.