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Tim Keller on Work as Service vs. Idolatry

Tim Keller on Work as Service vs. Idolatry

Speaking to a secular audience on MSNBC's Morning Joe show, Tim Keller offered the following advice on work, careers, and success:

When you make your work your identity … if you're successful it destroys you because it goes to your ...

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Mike Olmstead

September 11, 2013  2:35pm

May I see work as a gift from the Lord and an opportunity to glorify God and serve others.

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