Faith & Work – Part 1
Christian Game Developer. What does that really mean? Whether the person is trying to just make an excellent FPS or a narrative game based on a biblical story, we are all wrestling with how do we integrate our faith into our work. This lesson seeks to answer some of the questions and issues at the heart of work and faith integration.
What does it mean, what does it look like, to integrate your faith into your work?
Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.
- Read chapters 1 – 6 of Every Good Endeavor
- Who does the world think rules the domain of fun & entertainment, Satan or God?
Who does the church generally think rules fun & entertainment?
Who do you really honestly think rules fun & entertainment?
- From your church background and childhood, what thinking did you bring to this topic?
- What stood out most to you in the book?
- Do you have Greek thinking of work?
- Chapter 3: “our work further develops, maintains, or repairs the fabric of the world. In this way, we connect our work to God’s work.” Have you thought of your project as a way of filling God’s earth (Creational mandate)?
- Chapter 4: Dorthy Sayers writes: The church’s approach to an intelligent carpenter is usually confined to exhorting him to not be drunk and disorderly in his leisure hours and to come to church on Sundays. What the church should be telling him is this: that the very first demand that his religion makes upon him is that he should make good tables.
What do you think of the concept of Ministry by Excellence? Is this really a genuine form of ministry?