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Book details
  • Genre:RELIGION
  • SubGenre:Christian Life / Professional Growth
  • Language:English
  • Pages:136

Monday Morning Atheist

Why We Switch God Off at Work and How You Fix It

by Doug Spada and Dave Scott

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Overview
When was the last time you thought about God at work? For millions of us, work doesn’t seem to have a purpose other than a paycheck. Some feel that work is a kind of suffering that must be endured. How did work become such an empty, lifeless trade-off? There is a solution—it shows up in research, life stories, and in the Bible. You will find it in this book. In Monday Morning Atheist, you will learn how to resist the lies that cause you to switch God OFF on the job. Let's stop the switch! Practical Work Tools Inside! This is not just a book to read. This is a book to live.
Description
Monday Morning Atheist [noun] Definition: Someone who believes in God but who works like He does not exist. When was the last time you thought about God at work? For millions of us, work doesn’t seem to have a purpose other than a paycheck. Some feel that work is a kind of suffering that must be endured. How did work become such an empty, lifeless trade-off? This is the reality of Monday Morning Atheism: the way many love God but approach work as if He doesn’t exist—essentially switching God off. Regardless of how we feel about our work, all of us feel its irritations—there may be some “pebble in your shoe” as you walk into the office or arrive on the job site. It may be the long hours, the money, or the job description. It may be dashed dreams, the looming specter of unemployment, or the people that seem to stand in your way. It may be the irritating boss or the irksome employees or the time away from home. Sometimes it’s the haunting question of whether your work has any worth at all. There is evidence of Monday Morning Atheism all around us. But whatever your situation, one thing is for certain: Today, right where you are, God wants to bring you hope. He can help you turn the lights back on—stopping the switch ---showing you a new reason for your work. The solution shows up in research, life stories, and in the Bible. And, you will find it in this innovative new book, created from eight years of research. Monday Morning Atheist will show you how to resist the lies that cause you to switch God OFF on the job and then help ordinary people like us experience God as we work. Imagine your workday with peace, power, and purpose. In other words, working God’s way, not our way. You can be confident that you will find brighter work days ahead. You will find truths in this book that will help guide you to a new place at work, a place most of us never knew existed. No more will you have to accept work just draining life from you; you are actually going to find new life in your work! God’s life—a life full of incredible power, peace, and purpose. This pursuit of work full of God’s purpose and meaning has changed thousands of lives, and it has the revolutionary power to change yours as well. So, Let’s Stop The Switch! Practical Work Tools Inside! This is not just a book to read. This is a book to live.
About the author
Doug's passion is helping people find life in their work. He is the founder and CEO of WorkLife where he develops innovative resources to help people experience God while they work. Drawing from his unique professional and military background, Doug also speaks nationally on God's plan and purpose for our work, as well as the church's role in that plan. As a decorated Navy veteran, he served during the Cold War onboard US Navy fast-attack nuclear submarines. He was an instructor at the Navy's top-secret nuclear training facility at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory. Doug has received numerous commendations during his career, including an Admiral's Citation and the Navy Achievement Medal. In addition to his education in engineering, Doug has a degree in Business Organizational Management. He ran an energy consulting firm in southern California during the 1990s. Doug lives in Atlanta, GA, with Tricia, his wife, and their sons, Ryan and Brayden.
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