From the archives: Work-life balance and working moms

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Is achieving work-life balance possible? If so, how? [Read more...]

Images of Thanksgiving

By Bill Droel Our image of Thanksgiving Day is influenced by famous paintings, including from 1915 The First Thanksgiving by Jean Louis Ferris (1893-1930) and from 1943 the still popular Four Freedoms by Norman Rockwell (1894-1978). These images serve a purpose even though they compress history and though celebrations in most homes are not as [Read More...]

Made for more

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In August of 2014, Max Scheirson, CEO of MongoDB, quit his job. Not in itself unusual, but perhaps unusual for the reasons why, as he wrote in “Why I am leaving the best job I ever had:” Earlier this summer, Matt Lauer asked Mary Barra, the CEO of GM, whether she could balance the demands [Read More...]

Longing, ambition, and the life of faith

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This interview from The Gospel Coalition’s “TGCvocations column” caught our eye recently, since the book it talks about is one of the monthly features in the Patheos Book Club this month. Every week over at TGC Bethany Jenkins talks to someone about how they are living out their faith through their work.  A few weeks [Read More...]

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...]

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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