Faith and profit are not mutually exclusive: an interview

By Bill Peel Henry Kaestner is Chairman of Sovereign Capital, an investment firm he co-founded in 2011 that focuses on early growth-stage companies with exceptional growth potential in expanding markets, especially Southeast Asia. Previously he served as CEO of, a communications technology company he co-founded with David Morken. Under their leadership, Bandwidth’s revenue grew [Read More…]

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Giving voice to our vocational callings

  This post comes to us from Duke Divinity School’s magazine Faith & Leadership, an offering of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.  By Nathan Kirkpatrick For most of the 40 of us, it was our first exam in seminary. There had been papers, certainly, quizzes too, but on that surprisingly steamy October morning, we took [Read More…]

Going on vocation. Yes, Google, I said “vocation”

Work is no vacation, right?  We have some good friends at Christian History Institute, as you know from previous posts, and they’ve just released a video exploring work as it was meant to be in God’s design.  Here’s what they have to say about it: Adam knew it, and you know it too. Ever since [Read More…]

From the archives: The top ten pain points people face at work

These come to us from Doug Spada at You can read more about them and their resources in this post here on MISSION:WORK. TOP 10 PAIN POINTS PEOPLE FACE AT WORK Compiled from surveys of over 6000 workers just like you. 1. I am unable to manage my time without being distracted by unfocused [Read More…]

Made for more, part 2

Following up on our post a couple days ago about fathers quitting work to spend time with their families, recently we ran into some interesting reflections on The Gospel Coalition’s website from Hannah Anderson for those who are wrestling with paycheck-less vocations. (Her thoughts come from her book  Made for More: An Invitation to Live in [Read More…]

Connect YOUR work to GOD’s work and great things happen

Yesterday Leadership Journal’s Redeeming Work initiative held the third of five planned conferences on faith, work, and vocation. Jeff Haanen was on the spot for the Faith and Work Channel. This is the second of three reports from him about the day’s events. “When we connect our work to God’s work, great things happen in our communities.” [Read More…]