How much can you take? Jon Kontz shares “A sense of calling helps to weather the storms of startup life, but for risk takers like me, it can be hard to tell the difference between calling and another great idea.”
On this episode, the team spends time with Andy Crouch, partner for theology and culture at Praxis, an organization that works as a creative engine for redemptive entrepreneurship, as well as an accomplished writer and journalist, having authored several books as well as articles published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Time Magazine.
A major decision for anyone reading this blog site is whether you will truly be a “faith-driven” (as in the very engine, operating system, fuel, source) or a “faith-inspired” entrepreneur. The market is awash of moral, virtuous entrepreneurs who throw a periodic hat tip to Jesus (#blessed) and even seek to draw upon Biblical principles to enhance their ventures. How we relate to God and how we then operate from an identity defined by the Gospel radically alters how we lead.
In this Monday’s videos, Workmatters interviews Marc Yount (COO of Field Agent) about the real struggle of being overwhelmed or stressed at work. He offers some helpful tips and in this second video, reminds us that often the thing that often drives to feel overwhelmed —success— is a matter of the heart not of rewards.
Please enjoy some of the great content from our friends at Theology of Work, originally published on their website. TOW Project resources are meant to be both theologically rigorous and genuinely practical. In this article, they discuss both Biblical examples and practical ways for believers to experience deeper rest.
We have a SPECIAL GUEST! Missy Wallace, Executive Director at the Nashville Institute for Faith & Work (NIFW) joins us and gives us her insights into the convergence of faith and work. She tells us a bit about her own journey, how she developed her theology of faith and work, the founding of NIFW and how she is equipping entrepreneurs today.