Theology of Work Project Resources for Pastors
Connect the Bible to the everyday work your people do.
Go to this page to bring modern workplace themes into your preaching.
- Include work whenever you preach by using the TOW's free tools.
- Introduce your church to faith at work with sample sermons, book recommendations, and denomination specific resources.
Go to this page for free studies to empower your small groups to talk about workplace issues.
- Free 1-hour studies on workplace topics.
- Discuss workplace challenges such as: CONFLICT AT WORK, LEADING UP, WORK LIFE BALANCE, and AMBITION.
- Curriculum designed for specific groups: PRISONERS, LAYWERS, and CHILDREN.
- Video meetings with New Testament scholar Sean McDonough and working Christians from industries such as Engineering, Finance, Education, Healthcare and Hospitality.
Go to this page for worship resources that relate to work.
- Prayers about work for Sunday's Service
- Contemporary worship songs that mention work
- Work-themed liturgies
- Thanksgiving prayers about work
- Confessions about work
- Apocrypha readings about work
- Private prayers
Go to this page to see all of TOW's free Bible reading plans distributed through YouVersion. Includes these popular plans:
- Working Through Failure
- How to Make the Right Decision
- Created and Called: Women in the Workplace
- Anxiety about Money
- Finding God in Unemployment
- End Boredom at Work
- Conflict at Work
- Ambition & Your Work
- Love Your Coworkers
The Equipping Church
An "equipping church" empowers people for fulfillment in their work.
- The Equipping Church Overview describes how churches can bring Sunday faith into the Monday work of their congregations.
- Examples of what other innovative churches are doing in the area of faith and work. Includes ideas for work-focused workshops, tips for pastoring workplace Christians, and models of economic development.
For Further Study
These resources help you dive deeper into workplace faith.
- How to Read the Bible with Workplace Eyes - our top 7 resources for learning to see how the Bible applies to our daily work
- Bibliographies and Recommended Books About The Theology of Work
- Doctor of Ministry in workplace theology, ethics and leadership: Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary