Daniel Darling, author, pastor, speaker / Posts tagged "calling"

Why Your Work Matters

This is a terrific conversation between Collin Hansen of The Gospel Coalition and Matt Perman, proprietor of the blog What's Best Next and director of strategy for Desiring God Ministries. Collin interviews Matt about his forthcoming book, but more importantly about the often-neglected doctrine of work. I love this new emphasis, helping so-called "lay people" discover the worth and value of the work they do Mon-Friday:   Monday Morning Motivation from The Gospel Coalition on Vimeo....

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Why We Work

When I think of Labor Day, I think first of my father, a union plumber who has spent nearly every day of his adult life working with his hands. I'm a bit biased, but I happen to think he's the best at what he does. Every job he does to near-perfection, not satisfied until he has done the best he can do. Over the years he's developed a reputation as someone who want to hire if you need to do a major plumbing job at your home or business. The older I get, the more I appreciate Dad's faithfulness in working. As his son, I appreciate he worked and sweat to put food on the table and a roof over our heads. I appreciate that he taught me the importance and value of hard work. He was fond of quoting the verse 2 Thessalonians 3:10. "Lest a man work, neither shall...

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