Presentation on theme: "Biblical Theology of Vocation Monday Church Project September 2007 Darrow Miller."— Presentation transcript:
Biblical Theology of Vocation Monday Church Project September 2007 Darrow Miller
2 Topics [Sample] Bible Studies Accounting Administration Agriculture Art Business Communication Development Education Engineering Government Health Care Motherhood Relief Work
3 Instructions Preliminaries Form groups of 4-7 people by vocational interest Choose a group facilitator Choose a group scribe
4 Sample of Handout Business Nature of God: Entrepreneur/steward Foundation verse: Genesis 2:2 By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. * economist, entrepreneur, executive
5 Discovery VersesVocational InsightQuestions for Further Reflection and Application Genesis 2:2 God worked and rested. Both of these are important in the life of a businessman and those who work for him. He also must work six days and live seven, thus there is a need for saving for the seventh day. Saving becomes a virtue. How can we help people have a balanced work/rest cycle like God did? Exodus 22:22-27 Proverbs 11:24- 25
6 Instructions (Cont.) This is a group exercise, not an individual exercise!
7 Instructions (Cont.) 1) Pray together as a group – Ask the Holy Spirit to guide you. 2) Personal Reflection Time: to be determined by the group (3-10 minutes) What does this reveal about my chosen vocation? What questions do I have for further reflection or application? 3) Group Discussion Time: to be determined by the group Each person share their insight and discuss When everyone has shared, then repeat # 2-3 for next verse.
8 Feedback Questions What are we doing? What have you learned about the Bible? What have you learned from the Bible about your vocation? [each group report] Text Insight Question