I like to work! I’m 71 years old and NOT retired! Today, with The Navigators, I get to spend time helping pastors be more effective making disciples in their churches. I also mentor younger men and analyze corporate data for The Navigators. Before that, I was in the Air Force for 20 years and had my own statistical consulting business for 10.
Work itself is an honorable and necessary thing.
The first picture we have of God is that he is a worker (Genesis 1 and 2)
Many of God’s key people worked at “secular” jobs: