What would Jesus do?

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“Topeka, Kansas, was in a severe economic recession when Sheldon arrived in 1889 to pastor the Central Congregational Church. To make his ministry relevant to the everyday needs of his parishioners and community, he asked his church for permission to devote twelve weeks to what he called ‘practical sociological studies,’ suspending most of his regular duties except for preaching on Sunday mornings and Thursday evenings. A remarkable adventure ensued, taking him into every part of town to learn how others lived and worked.” [Read more...]

Women, work, and productivity

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“How should women reconcile the artificial divide between home and work? You may be surprised to learn this is a relatively modern problem. For most of history, the home was the small business unit of the local economy for both women and men.” [Read more...]

A tale of two hats

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God has been at work in his people, in his church, in this land. And, no doubt, in you, in a myriad ways. We may not get to see the outcome in our lifetimes, but God is at work. [Read more...]

When life has killed the American dream

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What will happen when life kills the American dream? The current socio-political system is increasingly not working for those who work hard and smart to achieve. That will mean the need for a change, hopefully for the better, for a system that works for the people, not against them. [Read more...]

Rally point

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If we are to continue to win the fight for business survival, then comfort and self-seeking motives have no place in our organizations. If complacency is setting in, then what can you do as a leader to remind people of the mission? [Read more...]

Workplace ethics: reconciling faith with work realities

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“No matter where you work, and regardless of what you believe, you also likely have to reconcile your values with the realities of your job. And cussing by co-workers is probably the least of your worries.”
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