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How can the work I do better reflect the person I am and aspire to be?

To help us answer that question we have the privilege of interviewing Mark Greene. Mark is currently Mission Champion at the London Institute of Contemporary Christianity. He is also author of the book “Thank God It’s Monday: Flourishing in Your Workplace”.

Here is some more background on Mark from his bio that we unpack:

“Mark grew up Jewish and joyous in North-West London. In his last month at university God wooed him not his kingdom and he went on to work for ten years in advertising in London and in New York. Gripped by a desire to dig into God’s word, he took a career break to study at the London School of Theology. The career break turned into a career change and he ended up on the staff, teaching Communications and Engaging with Contemporary Culture, and serving as Vice Principal.
He joined the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity in 1999, eager to focus on the call to see all God’s people empowered to live their whole lives – Monday to Saturday as well as Sunday – in dynamic and fruitful relationship with Christ. His other books include Probably the Best Idea in the World, Fruitfulness on the Front Line, Adventure and the million-copy selling The Servant Queen and the King She Serves which explores the faith of Queen Elizabeth II.
Mark’s married to Katriina, a Finn, and they have three splendidly different adult children. He enjoys films and fiction (a lot) and does a passable imitation of Mr Bean and a terrible one of Sean Connery. His wife wishes it were the other way round. His children wish he wouldn’t do either.”

Do join us in this fascinating conversation on Mark’s life as we unpack what it means to live life as an integrated whole encompassing body, mind and spirit.

The quote from L P Jacks we mention is:

“A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labour and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence through whatever he is doing and leaves others to determine whether he is working or playing. To himself, he always appears to be doing both.”