Business Is Ministry

Vocational Calling


Many of us are taught and believe that ministry is a more noble and higher calling than any other vocational calling. But is that true? If so, why does God call His people to labor in the marketplace and schools, or as artists and farmers? Listen as Kevin Rains, former pastor turned auto body shop owner, shares how owning a business has expanded both his understanding of calling and his ministry platform. Kevin Rains is the owner of Center City Collision and Precision Frame and Body in the Cincinnati, Ohio area. 


What is your vocation? Do you feel called to that vocation? Why or why not? If not, what do you feel called to and why?
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Have you ever thought ministry was a higher calling than anything else? Why? How has that influenced how you work?
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Who do you interact with on a daily basis at work? In what ways does the integrity of your work, words, and attitudes minister to them? How have others felt cared for and encouraged by you?
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How could you help other Christians understand that their vocational calling is just as noble as ministry?
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Not everyone has the unique experience of being called out of ministry and into the marketplace. Kevin’s story reminds us that God values all vocations and simply wants us to honor Him in whatever we do.