Do Americans Work Too Hard? Or Not Hard Enough?

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This is a podcast episode titled, Do Americans Work Too Hard? Or Not Hard Enough?. The summary for this episode is: Is hard work a thing of the past for Americans? Should we enjoy our jobs? Why is unemployment so high? Listen to https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Pastors Keith Simon) andhttps://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/patrick-miller/ ( Patrick Miller) as they investigate these questions in this discussion on work ethic.&nbsp;&nbsp; Interested in more content like this? Scroll down for more resources and related episodes, including https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-love-your-neighbor-an-interview-with-chris-and-elizabeth-mckinney/ (How to Love Your Neighbor) and https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/why-im-not-going-to-heaven-my-favorite-verses-acts-3-21/ (Why I’m Not Going to Heaven).&nbsp;&nbsp; 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!&nbsp; To learn more, visit ourhttps://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ ( website) and follow us onhttps://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks ( Facebook),https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ ( Instagram), andhttps://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast ( Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO and @TenMinuteBibleTalks. &nbsp; Outline 0:30 - Is the American work ethic dying or defining us? 5:30 - “https://www.wsj.com/articles/is-the-american-work-ethic-dying-11620858123 (Is the American Work Ethic Dying?)” and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew%209:35-38&amp;version=ESV (Matthew 9.35-38)&nbsp; 10:30 - Is the issue economics or our relationship with work?&nbsp; 13:45 - The gamification of life: working vs. playing games 20:45 - https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/why-im-not-going-to-heaven-my-favorite-verses-acts-3-21/ (Why I’m Not Going to Heaven) 23:15 - “http://www.econ.yale.edu/smith/econ116a/keynes1.pdf (Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren)” by John Maynard Keyes 25:05 - Derek Thompson’s “https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/02/religion-workism-making-americans-miserable/583441/ (Workism is Making Americans Miserable)”: The religion of work 32:25 - https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/does-jesus-have-a-purpose-for-my-life-who-is-jesus-proverbs-16-4/ (Does Jesus Have a Purpose for My Life?) 36:10 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CrOL-ydFMI (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 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jeremiah+29.7&amp;version=NIV (Jeremiah 29.7): Following God’s calling 46:20 - https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-love-your-neighbor-an-interview-with-chris-and-elizabeth-mckinney/ (How to Love Your Neighbor) 48.35 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2+Thessalonians+3.10&amp;version=NIV (2 Thessalonians 3.10) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Timothy+5.8&amp;version=NIV (1 Timothy 5.8) 55:00 - Subscribe. Rate. Share. &nbsp; Social Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks ( https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks) Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ ( https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/) Twitter:https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast ( https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast) &nbsp; Passages Matthew 9.35-38: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew%209:35-38&amp;version=ESV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew%209:35-38&amp;version=ESV)&nbsp; Jeremiah 29.7: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jeremiah+29.7&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jeremiah+29.7&amp;version=NIV)&nbsp; 2 Thessalonians 3.10: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2+Thessalonians+3.10&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2+Thessalonians+3.10&amp;version=NIV)&nbsp; 1 Timothy 5.8: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Timothy+5.8&amp;version=NIV... <a rel="payment" href="https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/give-now/">Support this podcast</a>

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Is hard work a thing of the past for Americans? Should we enjoy our jobs? Why is unemployment so high? Listen to https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Pastors Keith Simon) andhttps://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/patrick-miller/ ( 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 https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-love-your-neighbor-an-interview-with-chris-and-elizabeth-mckinney/ (How to Love Your Neighbor) and https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/why-im-not-going-to-heaven-my-favorite-verses-acts-3-21/ (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 ourhttps://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ ( website) and follow us onhttps://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks ( Facebook),https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ ( Instagram), andhttps://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast ( Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO and @TenMinuteBibleTalks.   Outline 0:30 - Is the American work ethic dying or defining us? 5:30 - “https://www.wsj.com/articles/is-the-american-work-ethic-dying-11620858123 (Is the American Work Ethic Dying?)” and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew%209:35-38&version=ESV (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 - https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/why-im-not-going-to-heaven-my-favorite-verses-acts-3-21/ (Why I’m Not Going to Heaven) 23:15 - “http://www.econ.yale.edu/smith/econ116a/keynes1.pdf (Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren)” by John Maynard Keyes 25:05 - Derek Thompson’s “https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/02/religion-workism-making-americans-miserable/583441/ (Workism is Making Americans Miserable)”: The religion of work 32:25 - https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/does-jesus-have-a-purpose-for-my-life-who-is-jesus-proverbs-16-4/ (Does Jesus Have a Purpose for My Life?) 36:10 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CrOL-ydFMI (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 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jeremiah+29.7&version=NIV (Jeremiah 29.7): Following God’s calling 46:20 - https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-love-your-neighbor-an-interview-with-chris-and-elizabeth-mckinney/ (How to Love Your Neighbor) 48.35 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2+Thessalonians+3.10&version=NIV (2 Thessalonians 3.10) and https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Timothy+5.8&version=NIV (1 Timothy 5.8) 55:00 - Subscribe. Rate. Share.   Social Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks ( https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks) Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ ( https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/) Twitter:https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast ( https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast)   Passages Matthew 9.35-38: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew%209:35-38&version=ESV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew%209:35-38&version=ESV)  Jeremiah 29.7: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jeremiah+29.7&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jeremiah+29.7&version=NIV)  2 Thessalonians 3.10: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2+Thessalonians+3.10&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2+Thessalonians+3.10&version=NIV)  1 Timothy 5.8: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Timothy+5.8&version=NIV... Support this podcast