Resource Global is hosting a free online event, “The Biblical and Practical Understanding of Faith and Work,” on May 7 at 8:00pm US Eastern time (May 8 at 8:00am China Standard Time).
The event will feature speaker Katherine Leary Alsdorf, founder and former executive director of Redeemer’s Center for Faith & Work and co-author with Tim Keller of the book Every Good Endeavor. She came to Redeemer City to City in 2002 to establish the Center for Faith & Work and help nurture a meaningful integration between people’s faith and their professional work. Prior to this ministry role at Redeemer, Katherine served 20 years in the high tech industry. She also worked in various consulting, sales, and marketing roles, primarily in the technology sector.
“But if the purpose of work is to serve and exalt something beyond ourselves, then we actually have a better reason to deploy our talent, ambition, and entrepreneurial vigor—and we are more likely to be successful in the long run, even by the world’s definition.”Katherine Leary Alsdorf and Tim Keller, “Every Good Endeavor”
The format of the event will be:
- Introductions (15 minutes)
- Sharing from Katherine Leary Alsdorf (45 minutes)
- Small group discussions/ Q&A (30 minutes)
“According to the Bible, we don’t merely need the money from work to survive; we need the work itself to survive and live fully human lives.”Katherine Leary Alsdorf and Tim Keller, “Every Good Endeavor”