Archives for June 2014

A candid interview with David Green of Hobby Lobby

Today, as the media has been reporting at length, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby in a highly watched court case about whether the company was required by the Affordable Care Act to provide certain forms of contraception for their employees: Washington (CNN) — Some corporations have religious rights, a deeply divided Supreme [Read More…]

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Three things you probably didn’t know about the working world

….according to Owen Strachan of Kern Pastors Network, who recently published a three-part series over on the KPN blog trying to reframe our perspective on a few things. Here are his thoughts: 1) Work is Good. A fan of “The Office,” Owen notes that in his fandom he may have been taking in a warped [Read More…]

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[VIDEO] Why life matters

If you’re sitting in the audience at a business school graduation, you expect to hear the students being told to go out into the world and build big companies and achieve mighty financial things, right? Those sitting in the audience at the recent commencement at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota [Read More…]

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Will your faith cost you your next job?

The June 2014 issue of Christianity Today has an article with the rather surprising title, “Your Faith May Cost You Your Next Job.”  Sociologist Bradley R. E. Wright, noticing an uptick in religious discrimination complaints to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission but also the fact that 4 out of 10 complaints were dropped, wondered: One [Read More…]

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What’s wrong with “do what you love?”

We’ve said it for so long to graduating college seniors it’s become almost gospel. Do what you love. Do what you’re passionate about. Don’t settle for just a job. Follow your dreams. But is this wisdom or just hot air? Gordon Marino recently wrote an op-ed for the New York Times about his experience at St. Olaf College in [Read More…]

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A shout-out to a blog you should be reading

If you haven’t paid a visit lately to a blog over on the Evangelical Channel, Cranach: The Blog of Veith (Christianity, Culture, Vocation), you probably should. First off, who is Gene Veith?  He is…. Provost and Professor of Literature at Patrick Henry College, the Director of the Cranach Institute at Concordia Theological Seminary, a columnist for World Magazine and TableTalk, and the author [Read More…]

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