“Career services must die!” Thinking holistically about careers

Wake Forest University has created a new model of career development that integrates all aspects of a student’s life, including faith and spirituality. This article was first published in Faith & Leadership. When Andy Chan ran the career center at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, he discovered there was a hunger among students to [Read More…]

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Running away from our shadow: racism in America

By Mike Coyner Last week while visiting my daughter and family for the birth of our latest grandchild, Alec Adrian Peace, my almost 5-year-old grandson Austin and I were playing “shadow tag” outdoors. Then Austin changed the game and started doing what he called “running away from my shadow” – which is something from a [Read More…]

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10 final theses about the Acton Institute

The conclusion of our reports and analysis from the recent Acton University conference. Read the first ten posts here: The refreshing difference We can’t create heaven on earth “Don’t immanentize the eschaton” Is there really enough to go around? Letting our Jesus Freak flag fly Was Jesus a socialist? But what about sin? The pursuit [Read More…]

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The Pope and the farmer

More of our reports and analysis from the recent Acton University conference. Read the first nine posts here: The refreshing difference We can’t create heaven on earth “Don’t immanentize the eschaton” Is there really enough to go around? Letting our Jesus Freak flag fly Was Jesus a socialist? But what about sin? The pursuit of [Read More…]

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Business as moral community

Integrating faith with the demands of work is a challenge many Christians face. Two men with a lot of insight on faith, business ethics, integrity, and leadership recently sat down to discuss this challenge: Al Erisman of Seattle Pacific University and Bill Pollard, retired CEO of ServiceMaster and professor emeritus at Wheaton College. They recorded a video conversation about the God-honoring business model, thoughts on Peter Drucker, and the struggles of godly leaders in corporate management. [Read more…]

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The Fragmentation of Evangelicalism

Editors’ Note: This article is part of the Patheos Public Square on the Future of Evangelicalism in America. Read other perspectives here. By John Hawthorne In their seminal 2010 book, American Grace, Robert Putnam and David Campbell describe the story of American religion since the 1950s as an earthquake with two aftershocks. The earthquake, they suggest, was the sexual revolution [Read More…]

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