A Letter to My Younger Self: Three Crucial Needs in Your Life

Over at The High Calling, they’ve been running a series of “letters to my younger self.” I especially liked Bob Robinson’s letter: Not only was Richard good at what he did, he had developed a reputation for honesty and integrity. People knew that his word was solid and that they could trust him. His clients [Read More...]

Can Corporate Profits Help Communities Thrive?

As a professor at a Christian college, I often encounter students who are wondering if they need to start a nonprofit or ministry in order to do good in the world. They’re worried that working at or starting a for-profit enterprise is really just a way to make money, but won’t make a difference in [Read More...]

What Does Capitalism Mean?

I’ve really been enjoying the work of my friends over at In Earnest, a lovely new web magazine about living intentionally. And while economics has never been my favorite subject, I thought this little piece on capitalism by Laura Herrod (a former student of mine!) was excellent: Words like “capitalism” and terms like “the middle class” [Read More...]

Business Imitates God

This via The High Calling: the theologian Wayne Grudem helps us understand some of the ways that business glorifies God through imitating him: . . . worship, evangelism, giving, and faith . . . are excellent ways to glorify God and working in a business provides many opportunities for glorifying God in these ways. But they [Read More...]


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