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Garden City


Last time I wrote about a book called Following Jesus in the "Real World": A Heart for God by Richard Lamb and the impact it made on me post-college. (Click here if you have not read that post yet.)

Sharing another book today called Garden City by John Mark Comer.

JM Comer is a pastor at Bridgetown: A Jesus Church in Portland, Oregon, which is where I first attended after leaving the Mormon Church. JM is an incredible speaker and teacher. Click here to listen to a sample of Garden City.

Garden City was such a refreshing book for me to read (especially right out of college) because it covers the subject of work from a biblical stance.

I frequently stressed over whether or not I was living into God's will.
The question of What is my purpose? overwhelmed me as I neared college graduation.

But if we look to the scriptures we find that our mission in life is actually quite simple.

"And now, Israel, what does the LORD your God ask of you but to fear the LORD your Go…

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