What Does Work Mean?

2013 The Gospel At Work Conference


In this 57-minute session, Michael Lawrence, the pastor of Hinson Baptist Church in Portland, Oregon, and author of Biblical Theology in the Life of the Church, provides an overture of work as the whole Bible presents it. 


Which point from Michael’s talk did you find most impactful? Why?
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Did you gain a specific insight into your life, work, or leadership? What challenged you?
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How were you encouraged through this talk? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this talk in your life and/or work today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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Work is a central thread to the story of Scripture. Rather than view work as a necessary evil, we can embrace it as a fundamental part of God’s character, and a way in which we participate with God in His work in the world. 


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