in Catechesis

Climbing the Corporate Ladder or a Life of Service?

Of all the summer catechesis from the Table of Duties in Luther’s Small Catechism, the study of the vocations of employer and employee received the most feedback. In conversation we noted how revolutionary the view of labor is from the Scriptures. It runs in the face of socialism, usury, unions, and the incessant pursuit of personal gain. Rev. Peter Bender was recently on Issues Etc. to discuss the same topic. I commend to you his treatment of this neglected part of the Small Catechism:

2. The Vocation of Employer and Employee – Pr. Peter Bender, 9/2/13

Pr. Peter Bender of Peace Lutheran-Sussex, WI

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