Do you wonder if your job is important in God’s eyes? Katherine Alsdorf from the Redeemer Center for Faith & Work will open our eyes to the rich avenue of discipleship the Lord provides through our everyday jobs! God is at work everywhere, even though the most unlikely people and places. Your job can be so much more than just a job – when you connect it to what God is doing! Once you do, you’ll never look at work the same way again!
Katherine Leary Alsdorf is the founding director and current interim director of Redeemer’s Center for Faith & Work and co-author with Tim Keller of Every Good Endeavor. She came to Redeemer in 2002 to establish the Center for Faith & Work and help nurture a meaningful integrationbetween people’s faith and their professional work.
Prior to this ministry role at Redeemer, Katherine served 20 years in the high tech industry. She also worked in various consulting, sales, and marketing roles, primarily in the technology sector. She became a Christian mid-career in New York City through the ministries of Redeemer Presbyterian Church and has taken seminary classes at Regent College in Vancouver. She also serves on the Theology of Work Project Steering Committee.
Katherine received an MBA from The Darden School, University of Virginia, and a BA in Psychology and Education from Wittenberg University.
Chris Brooks is the Senior Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area. Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also served as the campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, Chris is the author of Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of 6 children, Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana.