Chick-fil-A and the Question of Faith in Business, by David Miller

A few weeks ago, Dan Cathy, CEO of Chick-fil-A, affirmed his company’s support of traditional marriage (i.e., marriage between one man and one woman). This led to a firestorm of criticism, with many denouncing Cathy and Chick-fil-A for their views. Others responded to this attack by flocking to Chick-fil-A in record numbers. Perhaps by now [Read More…]

Why Business Matters to God, Part 2

[A]t this time in history, there are two legitimate, first-order, intrinsic purposes of business: as stewards of God’s creation, business leaders should manage their businesses (1) to provide the community with goods and services that will enable it to flourish, and (2) to provide opportunities for meaningful work that will allow employees to express their [Read More…]

Why Business Matters to God

[F]or Christians interested in advancing God’s agenda of peace, justice and reconciliation, a focus on business and its role in society is critical. – Jeff Van Duzer This past weekend, Laity Lodge hosted a retreat on the topic: Christians in the Marketplace: What would it Look Like if God Was Running the Show? Our speakers [Read More…]

Fascinating Piece on “Business in the Way of Jesus”

I just finished a fascinating article on “Business in the Way of Jesus.” It was originally a chapel presentation by Uli Chi at Seattle Pacific University’s chapel service. Dr. Chi is the founder and CEO of Computer Human Interaction, LLC. I highly recommend that you read this whole article. Here are some tantalizing excerpts: On [Read More…]