God and….beer?

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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?

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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...]

Sometimes heaven meets earth in a hamburger: more from “Come and See”

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Is there a Christian way to make and sell hamburgers? Meet Hans Hess, founder/owner of Elevation Burger. The “Come and See” conference of this past week became a “taste and see” event when we headed for Hans’s burger joint down the street from The Falls Church Anglican Church’s original site, on S. Washington St. in [Read More...]

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

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….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...]

[VIDEO] Why life matters

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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...]

A Chicago chicken shop’s statement of faith

Businesses are culture-making enterprises, whether they or we like it or not. When we detest or disagree with particular cultural outputs of particular cultural enterprises, we should respond with healthy Christian output, not systemic strong-arming and stifling. [Read more...]


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