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Do Americans Work Too Hard? Or Not Hard Enough?




Is hard work a thing of the past for Americans? Should we enjoy our jobs? Why is unemployment so high? Listen to (Pastors Keith Simon) and ( Patrick Miller) as they investigate these questions in this discussion on work ethic.   Interested in more content like this? Scroll down for more resources and related episodes, including (How to Love Your Neighbor) and (Why I’m Not Going to Heaven).   Like this content? Make sure to leave us a rating and share it with others, so others can find it too. Use #asktmbt to connect with us, ask questions, and suggest topics. We'd love to hear from you!  To learn more, visit our ( website) and follow us on ( Facebook), ( Instagram), and ( Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO and @TenMinuteBibleTalks.   Outline 0:30 - Is the American work ethic dying or defining us? 5:30 - “ (Is the American Work Ethic Dying?)” and (Matthew 9.35-38)  10:30 - Is the issue economics or our relationship with work?  13:45 - The gamification of life: working vs. playing games 20:45 - (Why I’m Not Going to Heaven) 23:15 - “ (Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren)” by John Maynard Keyes 25:05 - Derek Thompson’s “ (Workism is Making Americans Miserable)”: The religion of work 32:25 - (Does Jesus Have a Purpose for My Life?) 36:10 - (David Foster Wallace on Worship) in Kenyon Commencement Speech 38:50 - God’s first command: Work 44:20 - How Daniel’s work served God 45:15 - (Jeremiah 29.7): Following God’s calling 46:20 - (How to Love Your Neighbor) 48.35 - (2 Thessalonians 3.10) and (1 Timothy 5.8) 55:00 - Subscribe. Rate. Share.   Social Facebook: ( Instagram: ( Twitter: (   Passages Matthew 9.35-38: (  Jeremiah 29.7: (  2 Thessalonians 3.10: (  1 Timothy 5.8: Support this podcast