23 “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, 24 since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.” Colossian 3:23-24 NIV
Ninety years ago, Robert Laidlaw published a compelling piece called “The Reason Why” to encourage his staff to partake of a Christian life. He notes the Hebrew word “avodah” is translated the same for “work” and “worship.” Imagine what our work life would look like if we worshipped our way through the day? What if our efforts were truly to serve Christ every moment of every day? What if all we were concerned about was reflecting the character of God in us? It certainly goes beyond the whistle while you work mentality!
Servant leadership has been popularized in leadership training the last few years…
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