Fruit at Work is the first book from successful entrepreneur Chris Evans. It is a fast read, with chapters just the right size to read in 10 minutes.
by: Chris Evans
At the end of each chapter, there are “Key Ideas” and “Putting it to Work” summaries that show you how to apply the concepts to your business. Its premise is based on the Apostle Paul’s powerful message in Galatians 5:22-23, “ But the fruits of the Spirit is Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness and Self-Control.” The fruit of the Spirit is evidence of Spirit working through us no matter where we are.
It’s easy to fall into the trap of compartmentalizing our Christian walk, acting differently in church on Sundays than we do at work during the week. Chris explains the biblical meaning of each aspect of the Fruit (singular not plural) and explains how they are all interconnected and can be practically applied to the workplace, which is probably the best place to be a witness for Christ. He is not afraid to throw in examples of mistakes that he had to learn the hard way, in hope of saving the reader from making similar mistakes.
Business owners and leaders are in unique positions to embrace these principles and incorporate them into the culture of their companies and ultimately into the service provided to clients. Drawing upon personal experiences and those of other business leaders, as well as adding pertinent scriptural references, Fruit at Work will challenge you with the goal of not being a better Christian, but rather to be more like Christ himself. The results will be eternal.