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

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…]

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Why work?

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…]

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Join us at the Boston Summit

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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What is this blog all about?

This may seem like an odd question to bring up after over 150 posts, but it never hurts in cyberspace to re-introduce yourself every so often. We’re part of the Patheos Faith and Work Channel, a new endeavor as of January 2014 here on Patheos which aims to provide you all kinds of resources for [Read More…]

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Is anything too small for God?

Recently at the Acton Institute’s Commentary page, Jordan Ballor was musing on C. S. Lewis, theology, and economics: At the conclusion of the first of his two chapters exploring the theological virtue of faith in Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis provides a brief illustration….Lewis wants to show that a key element of faith is the understanding of [Read More…]

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Three things you probably didn’t know about the working world

….according to Owen Strachan of Kern Pastors Network, who recently published a three-part series over on the KPN blog trying to reframe our perspective on a few things. Here are his thoughts: 1) Work is Good. A fan of “The Office,” Owen notes that in his fandom he may have been taking in a warped [Read More…]

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