Book Review - Life@Work: Marketplace Success for People of Faith
John Maxwell has written a number of outstanding books on leadership and personal improvement. In Life@Work: Marketplace Success for People of Faith (with co-authors Stephen R. Graves and Thomas G. Addington), he tackles the question of where the matter of your personal faith fits in to what you do at work. It's a book that should make every Christian think hard about their personal "calling"...
Reforging Our Fragmented Life@Work; Working in Paradise
Section 1 - Skill@Work: Skill Is Important to God; God Is Important to Skill; Discovering Your Greatness
Section 2 - Calling@Work: Called by Whom, and for What?; Called By Name; Called by Desire; Called by a Path; Which Calling Plan Am I On?
Section 3 - Serving@Work: Serving Nine to Five; It's Not About Me; Everyday Samaritan
Section 4 - Character@Work: The Art of Etching Character; No Overnight Delivery on Character; Constructing a Moral Warehouse
Conclusion - The Church@Work
Notes; About the Authors
For far too long, the matters of your work life and personal calling have been treated as separate and distinct entities. Unless you're a pastor or monk, the issue of serving God with your gifts in the workplace isn't something that gets the attention it should. The authors examine a number of Scripture passages in light of serving in the secular workplace. The conclusion is that you can indeed be called to serve in your daily job without being secluded in a monastery away from society. The book will challenge you to exercise your skills to the highest level possible...