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By John Piper In 1997 I put a list of Bible texts together to help folks think through what job to pursue. Below I have taken that list and added comments to flesh out more specifically what I had in mind. My prayer is that these thoughts will help saturate your mind with the centrality of Christ in all of life. He made you to work. And he cares about what you do with the half of your waking life called “vocation.” He wants...
  When Dacia got her first job after college she got caught up in living to an elevated status, and she fell deeply into debt. God got her attention and directed her to a mission trip in Uganda. When she saw true poverty and God's hand on orphans there, she changed her whole perspective on wealth and possessions.
Take just a moment and try to imagine your ideal occupation. If salary, practicality, and training weren't factors, what would you like to spend at least 40 hours a week doing? At the very core of your being, what are you interested in? What is your true passion? Travel? Art? Adventure? God knows what you're passionate about, more than you ever will. He is fully aware of what makes you tick and he is intimately familiar with your...