What does it take to begin a relationship with God? Do you need to devote yourself to unselfish religious deeds? Must you become a better person so that God will accept you? Learn how you can know God personally.
If our work is going to be more than a job—if it’s going to be a true calling on our lives—then we must ask questions about how we might best serve God. Our work can only be a calling if Someone calls us to it and we work for their sake and not our own.
What I heard in church and from the Christian culture was “die to yourself,” “consider others as more important than yourself,” “sacrifice yourself for the cause of Christ.” But when these good biblical principles were applied through the cultural grid of “success” – with no mention of biblical rest – it led to my burnout.
In the quest for success, it’s easy to neglect your health. Though you may be able to ignore the needs of your body for a while, they will eventually catch up with you. But taking care of your body actually gives you a greater capacity to succeed and live up to your potential in all areas of life.