How do you measure a mindset?

While these thoughts were originally addressed to members of the Oikonomia Network, there are implications for many other folks as well about what we measure and how we measure it.  The assessment system profiled in this article was selected by the Oikonomia Network Advisory Committee as a “helpful model” for network faculty to consider.  The [Read More…]

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Theology for workers in the pews

A version of this article appeared in In Trust in 2013. This version is reprinted from Grateful to the Dead. Let’s take as given that work matters—it matters to God, and it is most people’s primary arena of discipleship. And let’s agree that the primary role of seminaries and theological schools is to form pastors [Read More…]

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Three ways Dallas Seminary is helping its students wrestle with issues of faith and work

On the Oikonomia Network recently, Dallas Theological Seminary reported in on some ways they are helping students–who are training to be future pastors and church leaders–wrestle with the issues raised by 9-to-5 work. They include: Podcasts about faith and work. You can access these from DTS’ “The Table” website along with other resources about Christianity and [Read More…]

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