Additional Bibliography of Readings from Theology of Work Website

Calling: A Biblical Perspectivedownload PDF here.

“What Does the Bible Say About Finance?”

“What Does the Bible Say About Wealth and Provision”



The Biblical Text, Commentary, and Devotion

The entire Theology of Work Bible Commentary, offers seasoned insight on every biblical passage pertaining to work, along with connections to work in the contemporary world. This commentary addresses 859 passages of Scripture. It can be purchased in paperback. But the entire TOW Bible Commentary is available for free online at You can read online or download the commentary in printable PDF versions. The best way to work through the biblical material is:

  1. Read the work-oriented introduction to the biblical book in the TOW commentary.
  2. Using the passage divisions of the TOW commentary, read one Scripture passage.
  3. Read the commentary on that passage.
  4. Read the Scripture passage for a second time.
  5. At the end of a book, read the conclusion in the TOW commentary.

Theology of Work Bible Commentary, Vol 1: Genesis through Deuteronomy. ISBN: 978-1619706606. Hendrickson, 2015. (232 pages)

Theology of Work Bible Commentary, Vol 2: Joshua through Song of Songs. ISBN: 978-1619707092. Hendrickson, 2015. (240 pages)

Theology of Work Bible Commentary, Vol 3: Isaiah through Malachi. ISBN: 978-1619707504. Hendrickson, 2016. (191 pages)

Theology of Work Bible Commentary, Vol 4: Matthew through Acts. ISBN: 978-1619705265. Hendrickson, 2014. (220 pages)

Theology of Work Bible Commentary, Vol 5: Romans through Revelation. ISBN: 978-1619705968. Hendrickson, 2015. (220 pages)

Roberts, Mark D., Ephesians. The Story of God Bible Commentary. ISBN: 978-0310327???. Zondervan, 2016. Chapters 2, 4, 8, 9, 10, and 15. (160 pages)

Subscribe to Life for Leaders daily devotional that is digitally published by the De Pree Center. Examples here ( (100 pages)

Work from a Biblical Perspective

Keller, Timothy and Leary Alsdorf, Katherine. Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God’s Work. ISBN: 978-1594632822. Penguin, 2012. (285 pages)

Nelson, Tom. Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work. ISBN: 978-1433526671.

Crossway, 2011. (226 pages)

Stevens, R. Paul. The Other Six Days: Vocation, Work, and Ministry in Biblical Perspective. ISBN: 978-0802848000. Eerdmans, 2000. (296 pages)

Economics and Human Flourishing

Bolt, John. Economic Shalom: A Reformed Primer on Faith, Work, and Human Flourishing. ISBN: 978-1938948183. Christian’s Library Press, 2013. (216 pages)

Claar, Victor V. and Klay, Robin J. Economics in Christian Perspective: Theory, Policy and Life Choices. ISBN: 978-0830825974. IVP Academic, 2007. Chaps 1, 5, 9. (72 pages)

Economic Wisdom Project, Wisdom-Project-10-2014-small.pdf. (32 pages)

Twelve Elements of Economic Wisdom, content/uploads/2015/03/TwelveElementsEconomicWisdom8.pdf. (26 pages)

Willard, Dallas and Black Jr. Gary. The Divine Conspiracy Continued: Fulfilling God’s Kingdom on Earth. ISBN: 978-0062296122. HarperOne, 2014. (353 pages)

Wright, David. How God Makes the World a Better Place: A Wesleyan Primer on Faith, Work, and Economic Transformation. ISBN: 978-1938948176. Christian’s Library Press, 2012. (162 pages)


Guinness, Os The Call: Finding and Fulfilling the Central Purpose of Your Life. ISBN: 978- 0849944376. Nelson, 2003. (268 pages)

Labberton, Mark. Called: The Crisis and Promise of Following Jesus Today. ISBN: 978-0830836833. IVP Books, 2014. (177 pages)

Theology of Work Project and Messenger, William. Calling & Vocation: Overview. (36 pages)