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How does your work shape your view of human nature?

Author: Nathan L.K. Bierma, Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
Posted on: Sep 18, 2009

The View from Inside an Ambulance,” originally published in Esquire, is a powerful essay by paramedic Chris Jones on his experiences dealing with death on a daily basis. His work both confronts him with, and numbs him to, human fragility. His closing story about reviving a man presumed dead, in front of the man’s son, has a hint of resurrection in it.

The article reminded me that our line of work—the way we use our God-given gifts—shapes our view of human nature

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