The necessity of risk

By Petar Nenadov, originally published at the KPN Resources blog Several resources now exist that promote business as a means of alleviating poverty – “When Helping Hurts” by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert, “Toxic Charity” by Robert Lupton, and Poverty Cure by the Acton Institute, to name a few. Each resource acknowledges the usefulness of [Read More…]

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Next steps and resources for church leaders

We’re returning to our occasional series of posts on work and vocation (linked at the bottom of this post) in Christian history by Faith and Work Channel senior editor and Christian History magazine senior editor Chris Armstrong. Enjoy! A first step for a pastor or lay leader who wants to lead their people in a [Read More…]

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How do we understand our work in the light of our faith?

We’re returning to our occasional series of posts on work and vocation (linked at the bottom of this post) in Christian history by Faith and Work Channel senior editor and Christian History magazine senior editor Chris Armstrong. Enjoy! Work as a graced activity benefiting all I do think that the best place to start in [Read More…]

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YEARLY ROUNDUP: Our Top Posts of 2014 on MISSION:WORK

Check them out again! And stay tuned for more great musings and helpful tips on faith, work, vocation, calling, and economics in 2015! A Broken Brave New World: Greg Forster talks about a new approach to helping the poor. What’s Wrong With “Do What You Love?” Jeff Haanen asks if we can find a better [Read More…]

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Chocolate and meaningful work

By Alayna Greenfield, originally published at the KPN Resources blog. Regardless of profession, most people want to know that the hours they spend working will contribute to something that matters. There are countless books, studies, and articles showing that there is a connection between helping others and a sense of meaningful work. As a pastor, [Read More…]

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Justice in #Ferguson

(Originally published in September 2014 at the KPN Resources blog.) I recently was asked a truly startling question while giving a talk on the church and economics. It was a question that shows how some efforts to speak out for justice can actually undermine justice. If we misidentify the source of injustice, we will not [Read More…]

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