Beginning with Vocation

We have an integral God who is an integral worker, and work is at the heart of the story.

Exploring Genesis 1-2, Tom discusses how humans are integral – and not an afterthought – to God’s design and are to follow God’s model of work in both productivity and procreativity.

From the Site: CT Pastors

Scripture: Genesis 1, 12, 2
Topics: Theology of Work, Vocation
Church: Christ Community Church, Kansas City

About the Author

Tom Nelson serves as the president of Made to Flourish and is the author of Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work, Five Smooth Stones: Discovering the Path to Wholeness of Soul, Ekklesia: Rediscovering God’s Design for the Church, and The Economics of Neighborly Love: Investing in Your Community's Compassion and Capacity.  Tom is a regular speaker and facilitator on faith, work, and economics. He is also the senior pastor of Christ Community Church in Kansas City. He has served on the Board of Regents of Trinity International University and is on the leadership team of the Oikonomia Network. He graduated with a master’s of theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and received his doctorate from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Tom and his wife, Liz, have two grown children and reside in Leawood, Kansas.