Choosing good work

"What do I want to be when I grow up?" Finding your true calling

It’s a question we ask ourselves from the earliest grades of primary school. "What do I want to be when I grow up?" Later in life this question seems to take on a more existential edge, as we hope to find purpose and fulfilment in the right type of work. So how do we find our true calling?

Job, Career or Calling – What is it that you do?

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.

WATCH: How to handle the pressure to conform

How do I handle job requests that challenge my ethics as a Christian? Is some compromise necessary? Or do I always say no? Andrew Laird considers these questions in light of Romans 12:1-2 and the instruction for Christians to be people who "do not conform to the pattern of this world". 

LISTEN: Workplace Wisdom - Wheat & Weeds

How do we choose good work? Should I be in the business of developing high speed internet, knowing that the internet can be used for great good...but also for great harm. Should I be in the business of engineering motorways, knowing that motorways can be of great benefit to many people...but also cause untold damage to the environment. How do we choose good work?