Seattle – Morning with Stephen Hill

By October 24, 2019 Seattle Events

Thursday, November 21st, 2019
7:30-9:00 am

“Do You Ever Feel Like You Hate Your Job? Learn How to Love it By Honoring Christ”

Dr. Stephen A. Hill

Chief Executive Officer
Faraday Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Stephen A. Hill is chief executive officer and board member at Faraday Pharmaceuticals. The company is currently developing treatments for cardiac injury following myocardial infarction and for skeletal muscle weakness. During his prior fifteen years in the USA, Dr. Hill has been President and CEO of Targacept (a neuroscience company); of QUE Oncology (a start-up cancer company); of 21st Century Biodefense (a biodefense company); of Solvay Pharmaceuticals (with $1.4 billion US revenues) and of ArQule (a cancer company). Prior to his arrival in the USA, Dr. Hill spent ten years at Roche in the UK and Switzerland, including as head of global clinical development, and seven years as a surgeon in the UK National Health Service. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the publicly-traded companies Cellectar Biosciences, and Lipocine Inc. Dr. Hill is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and holds scientific and medical degrees from St. Catherine’s College at Oxford University and a Master of Arts in Religion (focus on business leadership and ethics) from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary.

Speaker Topic
Some of us are blessed with a dream job: fulfilling, motivating, rewarding, exciting, productive. Couldn’t be better! Don’t worry—there will be something in my comments for your circumstances. Others struggle to find meaning and engagement in the workplace. For some of us, maybe in the past, maybe now, or maybe in the future, frustration with our work might challenge our Christian perspectives on work itself. Work—goal oriented physical and/or mental effort—is part of God’s pre-fall creation. Tending the garden of Eden was part of God’s ‘good’ creation: Genesis 2:15 “The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.” After the fall, work became more challenging: Genesis 3:17-19 “Cursed is the ground because of you; through painful toil you will eat food from it all the days of your life. It will produce thorns and thistles for you, and you will eat the plants of the field. By the sweat of your brow you will eat your food.” Work itself is good, our ability to work well can be challenging. So how do we honor Christ when our time at work seems unfulfilling, stressful, even damaging to our mental health? Dr. Stephen Hill, a qualified physician, biotechnology executive and graduate of Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, will share his insights from the workplace.

415 Westlake Venue, 415 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
Phone (206) 432-1118
There is a small parking lot off of Westlake; metered street parking is also available. Doors open at 7:15 am

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  •  Fil Asgedom
  •  Jack Byrne
  •  Randal Dick
  •  Andrea Krook
  •  Rick Newell
  •  Kenneth Powell
  •  Maggie Richter
  •  Mason Rutledge
  •  Kristen Thornton
  •  Matthew Thornton
  •  Danette Ver Woert

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