The Work of the Lord vs. the Lord of the Work*

Ministry idolatry is becoming increasingly widespread in evangelical Christianity, reaching epidemic proportions. It is showcased at network and denominational gatherings, where the focus and conversation is often not about Jesus but about us and what we are accomplishing and achieving.

A Surprise New Year Call

How busy is “too busy”? How many businesses or ministries should be involved? Is it wrong that we use the maximum amount of time to work?

These and other questions came up to surface during the first devotional service in 2013 which celebrated the Nehemiah Center staff. The reflection on this day brought a call from the Lord, especially for those who enjoyed the action, the occupation, the constant work.