Plumbing the riches of Scripture and the Reformed tradition, Hugh Whelchel has done a masterful job of reminding us of this biblical picture of work." - Jay W. Richards, Ph.D., Author of Money, Greed, and God, Co-author of Indivisible"How Then Should We Work is an excellent book that calls us to cultivate a Biblical view of work. Anyone desiring to rediscover the Biblical doctrine of work should start here." - Shawn Ritenour, Professor of Economics, Grove City College"No one has thought more deeply or written more clearly than Hugh Whelchel about the biblical doctrine of work. This book is indispensable reading for Christians who seek a biblical understanding of vocational calling." - Daniel L. Dreisbach, Professor of Justice, Law and Society, American University
"A Biblically-based and compelling argument supporting the integration of faith and work into a noble calling to serve God in the marketplace." - Steve Reinemund, Dean of Business, Wake Forest University Schools of Business and Retired Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo.
"Hugh Whelchel's work comes at a critical time when both the church and the culture are questioning the purpose and value of work. His solid examination of the Biblical teaching on work is an excellent starting point for anyone wrestling with these issues." - J. Michael Thigpen, Executive Director of the Evangelical Theological Society
About the Author
Hugh Whelchel is executive director of the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics, a Biblical advocacy think tank in the Washington, D.C. area (tifwe.org).
Whelchel has a unique combination of senior executive responsibility, creative educational administration, and technical innovation from over thirty years of diverse business experience, including 15 years in the IT industry. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Florida and a master's degree in religion from Reformed Theological Seminary, where he served as executive director of the Washington, D.C. campus.
In addition to his business acumen, Whelchel has a unique passion in helping individuals integrate their faith and vocational calling. On this topic, Whelchel is frequently called upon to teach and speak at conferences, churches, business groups, and universities around the nation.