[VIDEO] Ministry in a for-profit business? Watch this talk

Bob Pritchett is President and CEO of Logos Bible Software in Bellingham Washington. Here in a chapel talk delivered to students at Corban University, he talks about how he is in ministry in his work at a for-profit business.  Stay tuned at the very end of the video, too, for an interesting story of how Bob’s [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...]

Mental health: an economic issue, not just a health issue

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Recently Danielle Kurtzleben had this to say for online publisher Vox Media  about mental health and the economy: Only a limited set of topics bring mental illness into the news. Obamacare’s mental health coverage requirements briefly brought mental health into the spotlight. And every time there’s a mass shooting in the US (disturbingly regularly, as it turns out), it also sparks a [Read More...]

“Are we putting people on a nicer plane to hell?”

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Yes–I sat up too when I read that headline over at the Kern Pastors Network blog.  It was a sincere question asked to pastor Tom Olson who was recently participating in a forum on faith, work, and economics. He goes on to unpack the question–and his answer:  During a Q&A session, one man who was [Read More...]

Will your faith cost you your next job?

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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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