Building trails, building relationships

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Duke University’s Faith and Leadership blog always has some good thoughts for leaders in both churches and workplaces. A recent story there by Jason Byassee told the story of how one church and community came together to help both flourish  by building a community trail. Here’s the beginning of the story from Jason: I don’t know what [Read More...]

What questions does the faith and work movement need to talk about?

A few weeks ago, we mentioned that we’re going to be in Boston in October and we hope you’ll join us. Why? 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 in [Read More...]

Jobs you couldn’t do in the early church. Really.

This comes via our friends at Christian History Institute and their great new issue of Christian History about work, calling, and vocation in the history of the church.  (You have until August 9 to sign up and get a copy, which you can do here.)  One of the articles spotlights all the jobs which early Christians found [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...]


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