God was the first entrepreneur. He created something out of nothing. He brought order out of chaos. He created value where there was none before. Isn’t it interesting that the first thing The Bible tells us about God is not that He is loving, holy, or sovereign? No, the first thing Scripture tells us about God is that He is a creator.
Why does this matter? For Christians who believe that they are made in the image of God and exist to glorify Him, it matters a great deal. In seeing the entrepreneurial nature of our Creator, we can begin to explain our deep desire to create and, through our creating, more clearly reveal the characteristics of our Father to others. It is at that point that our work becomes more than a job. It is then that our work becomes a vocation, a truly higher calling to use our entrepreneurial gifts as a means of glorifying our Creator and serving His people.
As a serial entrepreneur myself, I have long desired a language to articulate how my work connects to my faith. Through extensive research and conversations with countless successful Christian entrepreneurs and creatives, I have discovered some amazing truths that have added significant depth and meaning to my work. Now, I want to share those findings with the world. That’s why I am writing Called to Create, a book that explores God’s entrepreneurial character, His call for us to join Him in creative work, and what The Bible has to say to Christian entrepreneurs and creatives. This blog will serve as the central hub from which I will share updates on the progress of writing and publishing this book. As a thank you for being here at the beginning of this project, I am giving away the first draft of Chapter 1: The First Entrepreneur. Download it today by entering your information below!