A “Theology of Work” in 12 bullet points

By Drew Cleveland. Originally posted at the Kern Pastors Network Resources blog. This pastors network is “dedicated to growing the numbers and influence of pastors and churches that are actively integrating faith, work, and economics for ministry that produces human flourishing“. The “theology of work movement” has produced a wide range of excellent resources to [Read More...]

Evangelical Theological Society: Economic Justice session

For those attending the Evangelical Theological Society meeting, here is an opportunity to discuss faith, work and economics: Come hear Darrell Bock and Anthony Bradley address “Economic Justice and the Mission of the Church” at this year’s meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society!  Lunch is free, and so is the exchange of ideas in this [Read More...]

Politics in the Pulpit? Yes and No

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Editors’ Note: This article is part of the Patheos Public Square on Politics in the Pulpit. Read other perspectives here. Growing numbers of Americans want pastors to talk about politics. A generation ago, we learned the hard way that when churches take sides in partisan and ideological disputes, the result is disaster. But there is a legitimate reason public demand [Read More...]

Do Christianity and business go together?

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We’re not the only ones on Patheos thinking about this question. A few days ago I ran into a post on the same issue at Patheos’ Religion Q and A, called “How should Christianity mix with commerce?” The questioner asks: Businesses like Hobby Lobby and Chick-fil-A overtly follow Christian principles and thus promote Christianity. Is [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...]


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