Why not take some time off?

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So, I read this article over a year ago and I still haven’t been able to forget it.  In today’s blogosphere, that almost counts as a classic….so I decided it was worth sharing with you all. It’s an opinion piece by tax lawyer Kelly Phillips Erb, and she begins by musing: In my first real [Read More...]

“Shalom starts at home”: Housing problems, poverty, and how to change the world

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Recently, Comment magazine ran a two-part interview on their website with Jonathan Bradford, CEO of the  Inner City Christian Federation in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in conjunction with their June issue on Christianity and the city. Many of us are interested in urban renewal and in alleviating poverty–but we don’t know where to start. Jonathan had plenty to [Read More...]

Why work?

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Yes, I wonder about that question too. One of the most famous musings on the subject was written by Dorothy L. Sayers–better known to many of us as the author of the Lord Peter Wimsey series of detective novels–over seventy years ago, in 1942. She wrote in a different time and place–wartime Britain, full of [Read More...]

Join us at the Boston Summit

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We’re going to be in Boston in October; we think you should be too. Why?  Well, in Boston in less than four months three hundred active faith and work leaders and practitioners from business, church, and education will convene for two extraordinary days of reflection, learning, fellowship, brainstorming, networking and prayer at the Faith@Work Summit [Read More...]

How can we bridge the divide between our faith and our work?

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Bridging that gap is one of the main purposes of this blog.  And recently at the Kern Pastors Network site Aaron Brockmeier was thinking about the same question: Over the past year, through the encouragement of The Kern Family Foundation, I’ve been studying the integration of faith and work. I still have many questions, but [Read More...]

The business of doing good; how millennials are changing the corporate sector

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This article by philanthropist Jean Case popped up on Forbes.com the other day.   Case, who is head of the Case Foundation, reminded her readers: The Millennials are coming… to an office near you. Over the course of the next decade we will bear witness to one of the largest demographic shifts in the workplace [Read More...]


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