Three years ago I was in the Facebook headquarters in NYC doing a live-chat with an author who just released a new book. At the time I was working in PR for a Christian publishing company, which primarily involved scheduling media interviews for authors. Not all of the people I worked with were names you’d recognize, but a few were. I interacted with pastors and motivational speakers who had national platforms of influence and who impacted millions.
I felt like my job mattered, and I was doing big things for God. No one works in publishing for the pay, but I was willing to sacrifice, knowing I was literally making a difference in the world.
This reminds me of a message I’ve heard from the church: Live as a sold-out, on-fire, extreme Christian, one who is willing to move to the other side of the world or sell everything and live in poverty in order to win souls for Christ. Stories of people who took this message to heart litter sermon illustrations and books.
Here’s who I…