Editor's Note: This article will appear in byFaith's summer issue, but the interviews took place in October 2018. For someone with 30 tumors squeezed into his skull, Andrew Allen exudes surprising coherence and clarity. But the ...
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We need a culture — informed and shaped by God’s people — that celebrates what it means to provide
Despite our economic ups and downs, we live in a place and time of extraordinary blessing. We are safer, healthier, and more comfortable than any people have ever been. As a result, we’ve become one thing more: acutely aware of what money can’t buy.
By perpetuating a secular/sacred divide that elevates the “spiritual” work of Sunday over the “secular” work of the rest of the week, the church has, on occasion, reinforced a view that God doesn’t care about our work. At the same time, a movement within the church is spotlighting the centrality of work and promoting a Gospel-centered view of work as integral to our Christian faith.