Is Non-Christian Work of Any Value?

Is there any value to non-Christian work? Often we think of ministry vocations as having more value in the kingdom than other jobs. Sometimes we think that being a missionary or a pastor is of more inherent worth than an insurance adjuster, a pharmacist, or a landscaper. But the truth is that we can’t all be pastors or missionaries, and even if we could, is that necessarily what Christians should do? Are ministry vocations more spiritually valuable than non-christian work? Scott Rae, professor of Theology and Ethics at the Talbot School of Theology, sits down with Dr. Jamie Dew to explore the value of “secular” vocation and give a fuller perspective on a theology of vocation.

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