by Mark D. Roberts, originally posted on Fuller Studios.
In my first months as executive director of Fuller’s Max De Pree Center for Leadership, I conferred with over 50 marketplace leaders, asking each of them, “How can we serve you?” The response I heard was almost always something like, “You can help me integrate my faith and my work.”
This was consistent with what I had experienced for years as a pastor and leader in the so-called “faith at work movement.” I had known hundreds of people who longed to find spiritual meaning in their daily work. I listened to baby boomers who were tired of dividing their lives between secular work and sacred faith, and millennials who intended never to make such a division. “If my faith really matters,” one young entrepreneur said, “then it’s got to matter for my work.”
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