Compassion, Economics, and Work

Redeeming Work Conference 2015 – Pittsburg

In this 29-minute session, Tom Nelson, Senior Pastor of Christ Community Church in Leawood, Kansas, uses the Parable of the Good Samaritan to illustrate why faith, work, and economics should go hand in hand. He says to truly love your neighbor means to have both compassionate and economic capacity. 

In this 12-minute clip, Tom answers questions from the audience about his message. 

Which of Tom’s points 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 Tom’s message 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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Be a leader who serves others with compassion and economic capacity. Brainstorm ways you, your church, or your organization can respond to joblessness in your context this week. 

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