How employing people with disabilities transformed a business

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We read this story by Joseph Sunde a few days ago on ActonPowerBlog and thought it was well worth sharing. Joseph himself was responding to a news story  that appeared recently in Christianity Today: I was…heartened to read the story of Randy Lewis, a senior vice president at Walgreens, whose son, Austin, faced similar obstacles as someone with autism, [Read More...]

Dear God, please help me choose a major

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I remembered my own struggles with that very question when I read a recent article on the Missio blog of the Washington Institute for Faith, Culture, and Vocation.  Author Drew Moser of Taylor University wrote about a student whose search for a major sounded all too familiar: Ethan was an exemplary Taylor University student—winsome, well [Read More...]

What is this blog all about?

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This may seem like an odd question to bring up after over 150 posts, but it never hurts in cyberspace to re-introduce yourself every so often. We’re part of the Patheos Faith and Work Channel, a new endeavor as of January 2014 here on Patheos which aims to provide you all kinds of resources for [Read More...]

Mental health: an economic issue, not just a health issue

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Recently Danielle Kurtzleben had this to say for online publisher Vox Media  about mental health and the economy: Only a limited set of topics bring mental illness into the news. Obamacare’s mental health coverage requirements briefly brought mental health into the spotlight. And every time there’s a mass shooting in the US (disturbingly regularly, as it turns out), it also sparks a [Read More...]

Is anything too small for God?

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Recently at the Acton Institute’s Commentary page, Jordan Ballor was musing on C. S. Lewis, theology, and economics: At the conclusion of the first of his two chapters exploring the theological virtue of faith in Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis provides a brief illustration….Lewis wants to show that a key element of faith is the understanding of [Read More...]

Three key lessons about busyness

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We’re all busy, right? Yeah, me too. But I was pulled up short a few days ago by this post on the Chronicle of Higher Education‘s Vitae blog by Allison M. Vaillancourt: I work with someone who begins every conversation by telling me how busy she is. I don’t mean some conversations, or most conversations; I mean every [Read More...]


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