Item description for Doing God's Business: Meaning and Motivation for the Marketplace by R. Paul Stevens...
Overview Stevens explores the potential of business as both a location for practicing everyday spiritual disciplines and a source of creativity and deeper relationship with God. This volume should encourage and challenge businesspersons in all segments of the marketplace to more faithfully integrate their faith and work lives.
Christians have likely been struggling with the place of business in the life of faith ever since Paul?'s days as a tentmaker. Just how do the spheres of private devotion and public business intersect in a meaningful way?
Paul Stevens has been exploring this question since his earliest working days in his father?'s steel business. His "Doing God?'s Business" tells how readers can find lasting and satisfying meaning for marketplace involvement in the light of the Christian faith and tradition. Stevens explores the potential of business as a location for practicing everyday spiritual disciplines and as a source of creativity and deeper relationship with God.
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Studio: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6.08" Height: 0.69" Weight: 0.82 lbs.
Release Date Aug 10, 2006
Publisher WM. B. EERDMANS PUBLISHING CO.
ISBN 0802833985 ISBN13 9780802833983
Availability 0 units.
More About R. Paul Stevens
R. Paul Stevens is professor emeritus of marketplace theology and leadership at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia. His previous books include Work Matters: Lessons from Scripture and (with Alvin Ung) Taking Your Soul to Work: Overcoming the Nine Deadly Sins of the Workplace.
R. Paul Stevens was born in 1937.
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Any Christian library collection will find it a top pick. Feb 6, 2007
Christians have long struggled with business pursuits and faith's place in such affairs, and Doing God's Business: Meaning and Motivation for the Marketplace surveys this struggle, considering how to honor God in the marketplace. From practicing everyday disciplines to cultivating integrity and handling global challenges to God's mission, Doing God's Business is a guide for personal, spiritual and business achievement and any Christian library collection will find it a top pick.