Bethany Jenkins

Our guest is Bethany Jenkins. Bethany does a lot of writing and thinking about faith and work… especially for The Gospel Coalition and The Kings College.

She used to work on Wall Street and on Capitol Hill… and she’s a member of House Ravenclaw (according to her Twitter profile).


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Show Notes

6:28 – What Martin Luther meant by calling Christians “the masks of God”

11:22 – The pitfalls associated with Faith and Work (and how to avoid them)

13:27 – How the doctrine of adoption frees us up to do great work

20:15 – Why an NYC school teacher wondered if he picked the wrong profession (and what he did about it)

22:15 – How the doctrine of glory relates to a woman whose daughter has an eating disorder

27:45 – Theological calling, women, and work

32:30 – How to work within organizations to produce change (rather than criticize from the outside)

35:15 – Favorite resources for Heart, Community, and World

39:35 – Favorite books, tv shows, and movies

42:05 – How to think about the upcoming election


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Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God’s Work

Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work

Kingdom Calling: Vocational Stewardship for the Common Good

Visions of Vocation: Common Grace for the Common Good

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