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Christians at Work: New Insights on the Integration of Faith and Work
September 26, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
Presenter: David KinnamanSuggested Donation
Most people want their jobs to produce passion, not just a paycheck. For Christians, this search for meaningful employment goes even deeper, driven by the idea that God gives each person specific gifts to do … something. Finding that “something” can feel especially difficult in our rapidly changing world and workplaces.
The church has a huge opportunity to help people discern and live out their callings — which is why Barna has embarked on an initiative focused on vocation, beginning with Christians at Work. This new study, conducted in partnership with Abilene Christian University, explores how people experience a sense of purpose through their professional lives, with a close look at the Christians who appear to successfully integrate their faith and their work. Join us to hear new insights from this research and explore how pastors can provide more effective vocational discipleship for their congregations.
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About the Speaker: David Kinnaman is the author of the bestselling books Good Faith, You Lost Me and unChristian. He is president of Barna Group, a leading research and communications company that works with churches, nonprofits, and businesses ranging from film studios to financial services. Since 1995, Kinnaman has directed interviews with nearly one million individuals and overseen hundreds of U.S. and global research studies. He and his wife live in California with their three children.