Many of us have a love/hate relationship with work. November 12, 2020. Jane Carr. Penguin Press, 2012 | 304 pages Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God's Work Timothy Keller, Katherine Leary Alsdorf. Great insight, theological engagement and practical application. It's whole-life-discipleship at its clearest. Here are four central points from my overall summary of the book (quotes are, interestingly, from the dust jacket — which for most books does a great job of highlighting the core points): A Christian view of work is “that we work to serve others, […] New York Times bestselling author Timothy Keller shows how God calls each of us to express meaning and purpose through our work and careers. Every Good Endeavor by Tim Keller and Katherine Alsdorf is an excellent study of the theology of work and its application in the workplace. In Every Good Endeavor, college students will find biblical wisdom to guide their careers. Every Good Endeavor abounds with helpful motivation and practical wisdom about how to go about the work assigned to us. Book Review: Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God’s Work Show all authors. First Published April 13, 2018 Book Review. The book presents a comprehensive vision of work, from its original creative design, to the effects of corruption and fallen human nature on the institution of work, to the restoration of work's meaning and significance in Christ. I’m going through Keller’s Every Good Endeavor again and taking some notes. In Every Good Endeavor, Keller attempts to shift the discussion away from these secondary questions and instead focuses on putting the world of work in the framework of the Gospel storyline. Having read it, I knew it provided basic ideas that I wanted to share with the group of women I meet with every other Thursday morning before work, … This is is such good news for us, and so desperately needed by many. Professor of Christian Ministries, Biola University, La Mirada, CA. Jane Carr. Search Google Scholar for this author. EVERY GOOD ENDEAVOR: CONNECTING YOUR WORK TO GOD’S WORK, by Timothy Keller. Tim Keller’s newest book with Katherine Leary Alsdorf has all the benefits of compelling writing, a vast array of sources (from Aristotle to JRR Tolkien! Working adults will find biblical truth that can reorient a career gone astray. Every Good Endeavour is an excellent read for anyone seeking a better understanding of how faith can be, and should be integrated into their work. Published on May 31, 2018 by Joshua R Monroe. I am a self-professed workaholic, but even someone like me – who really, really enjoys my job – can get to the end of many days and wonder if I’ve made any significant difference in the world. See all articles by this author. 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