TITLE

Godly Work

AUTHOR(S)
Karlgaard, Rich
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;4/23/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the relationship between Christian faith and work. Nancy Ortberg of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church notes that work provides many opportunities to make meaningful contributions to the society and practice Christian faith. She discusses how leaders could make a difference to the lives of their subordinates.
ACCESSION #
25030748

 

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