Repost: trader to theology student (& now pastor)

Some readers of this article in the New Zealand Herald might be interested in reading what I wrote when I left my previous job at Barcap:

However, while I think Christians sometimes have useful ideas on how society could be improved, including perhaps the financial industry, I don’t have any ethical problem with banking as an industry… I don’t think that my job was unethical – but I do think that what I am going to do is a far better use of my time and energy. I am going from a job that was legitimate to one that I am passionate about.