Feb 21, 2013

The Reshaping of the Workplace

Employees in our fast-paced culture must posess both focus and determination to survive and thrive, say the folks at Crown Financial Ministries . In an article on the reshaping of the work world, they highlight ten important trends and encourage breadwinners to respond positively to them, noting: "W orkers must...
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Feb 21, 2013

The Five Biggest Career Mistakes Christians Make - Part I

I can’t tell you how disappointing it was when, at age 22, I finally made the decision to pursue a “secular” career instead of going into the ministry. Rather than embracing a bold confidence in the choice, I had this sinking feeling that I was somehow letting God down. The...Read more +
Feb 21, 2013

An “A” in Ethics Doesn’t Mean Anything Without a Heart for Truth

Without tying ethics to a business curriculum, students are myopic in their decision-making. Stand-alone ethics courses are a start, but they "compartmentalize" the issue, as if ethical questions aren't applicable to all business disciplines. Wall Street Journal.
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Feb 20, 2013

Video: Planting Trees

Laity Lodge , a sister program under the Foundations for Laity Renewal umbrella, is a contemplative retreat center on the Frio River. Recently, they created a video featuring stellar musicians Andrew Peterson and Ben Shive , who had just served as featured artists for a weekend retreat. The song? "Planting...
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Feb 20, 2013

Why Christians Should Change the World

As citizens of God’s kingdom, we cannot and should not be shaken by this world and all of its woes, but go by faith with boldness, bringing the love, beauty, justice, peace, and mercy of God’s kingdom to every corner of the earth. Crosswalk.com.
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Feb 18, 2013

Building a Marketplace Theology

When we think of markets, we may conjure up a picture of goods and services production, supply and demand economics, and freedom of exchange. This of course is an accurate depiction, but what if in addition to this, the marketplace is actually divinely inspired and can be utilized to fulfill...
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