Shawn A. Akers on 3 Small Words That Will Revive Your God-Given Calling

Find joy in your workplace and flourish as God intended. (Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash)

Many Christ-followers struggle to find a sense of purpose or fulfillment in their work. Successful business executive Shundrawn A. Thomas says that mindset is not what God intended for us.

Thomas wants believers to recognize that they are not only designed to flourish in their workplace, but God wants them to enjoy what they do, regardless of their occupation, age or career stage.

“We have to do work and let the Spirit do work in us to really get to the deep issues of our heart and ultimately reveal what our deepest desires are,” Thomas told Dr. Steve Greene on a recent episode of “Greenelines” on the Charisma Podcast Network. “I think our deepest desire is having a right relationship with God.

“That really is framed around three words. Those words are ‘work,’ ‘joy’ and ‘transform.’ When we think about work, we think about the mental and physical effort we put forth to achieve some sort of outcome. There is a fundamental truth about work. I believe that truth is that work is inherently good. We’re actually intended to flourish in our workplace.

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SOURCE: Charisma News