Do Christianity and business go together?

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We’re not the only ones on Patheos thinking about this question. A few days ago I ran into a post on the same issue at Patheos’ Religion Q and A, called “How should Christianity mix with commerce?” The questioner asks: Businesses like Hobby Lobby and Chick-fil-A overtly follow Christian principles and thus promote Christianity. Is [Read More...]

Money talk from Christianity Today

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Boy, if you want some reflection on how faith interacts with your daily working life and with the world around us, the September Christianity Today delivers….in spades. First, there’s a great editorial from Andy Crouch on why now, more than ever in the wake of the Hobby Lobby decision, we need to understand what it means [Read More...]

Connect YOUR work to GOD’s work and great things happen

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Yesterday Leadership Journal’s Redeeming Work initiative held the third of five planned conferences on faith, work, and vocation. Jeff Haanen was on the spot for the Faith and Work Channel. This is the second of three reports from him about the day’s events. “When we connect our work to God’s work, great things happen in our communities.” [Read More...]

Summer….um, fall…reading list

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Drew Cleveland posted an excellent summer reading list of books about faith and work over on the Kern Pastors Network blog the other day, which I’ve just bumped into.  While it may be too late to read them at the beach at this point, it’s still worth noting. Pack one into your bag to read [Read More...]

Even more business advice from John Wesley

Over the last few days we’ve been sharing in this space some reflections from John Wesley, founder of the Methodist movement, who was famous for telling his followers to gain, save, and give all they could. Allowing for his eighteenth-century language, he has some good advice about all three in this sermon, “The Use of Money.” First, [Read More...]

More business advice from John Wesley

As we said a few days ago, John Wesley, founder of the Methodist movement, was famous for telling his followers to gain, save, and give all they could. Allowing for his eighteenth-century language, he has some good advice about all three in this sermon, “The Use of Money.” We’ve talked about how to gain all you can–ethically; [Read More...]


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