Faith Working Through Love

Discover how Biblical wisdom can help you find meaning in your work
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Rating: 4.8 out of 5 (1,232 ratings)
16,669 students
56min of on-demand video

Appreciate and understand how your everyday work life intersects with faith in King Jesus.
Find out how various 1st century cultures would have viewed the importance of work.
Wrestle with the problems posed to work cultures when the people of God begin to live in the light of a Gospel of grace and love.
Discover what contributes to a robust Christian work ethic.


  • A recent translation of the Bible
  • A curious mind


We are all engaged in some kind of work, whether it comes with a paycheck or not. Regardless of the kind of work you do, from bussing tables, to taking care of your home and family, to managing a business, chances are you want to find meaning in your endeavors.

In this intriguing online course, Professor N.T. Wright examines a series of Biblical texts that discuss how Christians should consider the work they do. As you’re guided through Old and New Testament teachings, you’ll discover concrete actions you can take to live out the fullness of being in the image of God, and become an agent for positive change in a broken society.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone interested in creating a more meaningful work life through Biblical wisdom
  • Clergy looking for resources or inspiration to enhance their sermons and other work in the church, as well as their personal ongoing spiritual journey
  • Fans of N.T. Wright interested in Professor Wright’s insights on bringing more spirituality to their work life


N.T. Wright
  • 4.8 Instructor Rating
  • 28,747 Reviews
  • 123,803 Students
  • 42 Courses

N.T Wright received his BA, MA and D.Phil. from Oxford University. He taught New Testament at Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities 1978-1993. He was Dean of Lichfield, then Canon of Westminster, then Bishop of Durham (Church of England), 1994-2010.  Prof. Wright is Professor Emeritus of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, and is currently Senior Research Fellow at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University. He has published over 85 books and hundreds of articles.  In 2014 Prof. Wright received the Burkitt Medal from the British Academy for services to New Testament scholarship. He enjoys music, golf the Isle of Harris, and spending time with his family in the midst of a busy schedule of writing and travelling.

David P. Seemuth
  • 4.8 Instructor Rating
  • 28,856 Reviews
  • 123,930 Students
  • 43 Courses

David Seemuth has a Ph.D. from Marquette University in the field of Religious Studies with an emphasis on New Testament Theology. He has taught at the graduate level for over 30 years at numerous universities and seminaries. He also has 21 years of on-line teaching experience. His passion is to see that people not only understand the Scripture, but also apply them to daily life.

Teaching Assistant
Jennifer Loop
  • 4.8 Instructor Rating
  • 28,600 Reviews
  • 122,763 Students
  • 41 Courses

Jennifer Loop is currently a doctoral student at Durham University. She is the Director of Ministry Engagement for the Wisconsin Center for Christian Studies, and plays a critical role in the online education, both organizational and theological, by guiding the online student experience. Jennifer enjoys engaging with a virtual community of diverse students and learners to explore how theology, faith and practice intersect.

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