The dangers of workism —  especially for church leaders! – Workism is the new religious tradition in town. Workism proclaims that we must “do what we love and love what we do,” writes Alaina Kleinbeck in Duke Divinity School’s Faith and Leadership. As a culture, we worship work success stories, even at our peril. Our relationship to work is distorted, if not toxic. Fortunately, there are alternatives.