For the Life of the World

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Your “resource of the day” comes courtesy of our friends at the Acton Institute, who have recently released a seven-part film series called For the Life of the World: Letters to the Exiles: Ever wondered what it means to be “in the world but not of it?” For the Life of the World: Letters to the [Read More...]

Three more ways to help the poor

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This is a subject our friends at the Kern Pastors Network blog talk about frequently, and they’ve just put up the final blog in their thought-provoking series on generational poverty (previous posts are at Generational Poverty, Engaging the Culture, Relationships, and Bankrolling Social Capital.)   In this post, pastor Kyle Bushre argues that the ultimate cure for poverty comes only from [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...]

Another new blog on the Patheos Faith and Work Channel!

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We’re thrilled here at MISSION:WORK and across the Patheos Faith and Work Channel to welcome a new blog, Oikonomia: Resources on Faith, Work, and Economics from the Acton Institute.  The title comes from the Greek word for “economy”–which meant so much more than simply budgets and stocks in the ancient world; it was the word [Read More...]

Business advice from John Wesley

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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.”  In this post, we’re excerpting the “gain all you can” advice.  For the next [Read More...]


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