The Evangelical Work Ethic

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"American evangelicals have been rediscovering the precious truth that all honest work serves as a spiritual calling to fruitful and worshipful service," writes Greg Forster on Christianity Today's site. "We shape ourselves into the kind of people God wants us to be in everything we do, not just in the few hours we spend engaged in church activities. Most of life is work, because God designed us that way."

He goes on to say, "Our culture's hunger for meaning and dignity in everyday work is a window through which Christians can shine the light of the gospel. No civilization can grow and flourish when its people spend the vast majority of their waking hours in an activity they find meaningless."

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