The Asbury Project, Day 2


The energy from Day 1 of The Asbury Project carried over to Day 2 as we crossed the street from Asbury Seminary to Asbury University.   The first event I got to attend was a panel featuring penetrating questions for Johnson Asare, Dr.  Tetsunao Yamamori of Food for the Hungry, and Pete Ochs of Capital [Read More...]

The Asbury Project, Day 1


Conferences of Christian entrepreneurs are full of energy.  That was the first thing I learned as I sat in a chapel full of flags, music, and eager seminary students as part of the  recent Asbury Project conference in Wilmore, KY.  The conference, a collaborative effort between Asbury Seminary and Asbury University to explore how social [Read More...]

Need an ethics coach?


We just ran into this column by Gael O’Brien on Entrepreneur‘s website.  While the advice does not come from an explicit faith perspective, it is often good advice about tricky cases: worth checking out. (And if you subscribe to the magazine, the August 2014 issue has a great Q and A by O’Brien on religion in the [Read More...]

Is business a predator, a cow, or a horse?


That question is at the center of a new book reviewed by Drew Cleveland recently on Kern Pastors Network and called  Entrepreneurship and Human Flourishing.  As Drew says: Written with Christian college students and entrepreneurs in mind, Horst and Greer marry biblical wisdom with insightful data. Full of great quotes, biblical foundations, dozens of real world [Read More...]

God and….beer?


This story comes to us from Paul Sohn, who let us know via our Twitter account (which you should be following. Do it now!) and is based on the book The Search for God and Guinness by Stephen Mansfield .  Did you know that the Guinness family originally were pioneers in treating workers humanely? And that [Read More...]

Does the coming economy need liberal arts graduates?


We like business folks here at MISSION:WORK (we especially like J. B. Wood, and we think you ought to read his blog.)  But I was still intrigued when I saw this feature on PBS Newshour recently, as part of its Making Sen$e feature.  The report focused on what some economists call the “coming artisan economy”: [Read More...]