Virtue and Vice at Work: Love featuring Kara Martin
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The Faith & Work Podcast is wrapping up its series of Virtue and Vice at Work. In this week’s final episode, Joanna Meyer and Abby Worland discuss the virtue of love in the workplace with Kara Martin, author of Workship: How to Use your Work to Worship God, and Workship 2: How to Flourish at Work. She is an award-winning author, former broadcast journalist, and lecturer at Alphacrucis College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Boston. Check out her books Workship: How to Use Your Work to Worship God and Workship 2: How to Flourish at Work.
Listen in as they discuss what love at work looks like and the impact it can make.
On learning love:
“Our life is the school of love. It’s how we learn to love, and the workplace is a beautiful place to learn how to love.”
On love in the highest model:
” It’s putting one’s self down to love the other. I think that’s probably biblically our highest model of what love is. It’s actually being willing to sacrifice some of your own desire so that you can do what is good for the other. That’s how I define love.”
On worshiping God not our work:
” If we don’t think about worshiping God through our work, the default position that most of us have is that we actually worship our work…”
Download the episode transcript.
Virtue and Vice at Work, a downloadable e-book which explores historic values of the Christian faith and their implications for our life and work today, is also available for purchase HERE.
If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to check out Kara Martin’s podcast and books HERE.
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