The Christian steward knows or ought to know that his occupation is a divine calling. God has provided it for him and his is in it to serve God and to serve his neighbor. His life work is not a secular thing. It is a divine thing.
Raymond Olson Stewards Appointed: Ten Studies in Christian Stewardship based on Luther's Small Catechism. (pg. 57)
Wayne Knolhoff, Director of the Center for Stewardship at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri.