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December 22nd, 2016

Why God Loves Business

God could have placed Adam and Eve in the midst of a highly developed world with roads, bridges, buildings, technology, and everything needed for modern life as we know it. Instead, He put us to work as stewards, developers, and co-creators with Himself.

via Bill Peel
July 10th, 2016

Faith at Work in Dallas Police Chief David Brown

“Shots fired at Dallas protest. Are you watching news?" Our daughter-in-law texted this message last Thursday evening.  We watched in horror at what was unfolding in downtown Dallas that lead to the death of five Dallas Police officers and the shooter. News reports included statements from ...

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April 4th, 2016

Faith Works at Omni Hotels - An Interview with Bob Rowling

Faith lived out at work inevitably leads to tough choices. For some it may mean risking ridicule for turning down dishonest gain. Others may forfeit promotion  -- or even lose a job -- for drawing a line in the sand between right and wrong. For Bob Rowling it means many things, including...

February 15th, 2016

Churches Can Make a Difference in Business

In my journey with workplace ministries I have learned that there is both a need and a huge opportunity for the church to make a difference in the business community—but most pastors don’t know it. Most of the pastors and seminary students I’ve spoken with over the years have not considered...

January 5th, 2016

The Weekend Reader with Maxwell Anderson

Our friend Max Anderson, author of The MBA Oath, produces a weekly collection of important articles entitled The Weekend Reader. Each week Max scans hundreds of articles then selects five on one big idea or trend in culture.This isn't the superficial click-bait...

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December 11th, 2015

How Don Jordan Serves Christ and World-Famous Pimento Cheese

Don Jordan is a successful entrepreneur and restaurant franchisee I wish every Christian could know. Here are highlights from his inspiring business career and a short video about how he continues to challenge over 40 business leaders he has mentored over the years. 

December 11th, 2015

Tegu: Building Blocks to Rebuild Communities

The High Calling spoke with Chris and Will Haughey, co-founders of Tegu, about their company's mission in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Every toy the company sells contributes to reforestation and education efforts in surrounding Honduran communities.

October 19th, 2015

Why Business Matters to God (And What Still Needs to Be Fixed)

Jeff Van Duzer grew up thinking business was the source of much damage and evil in the world, the work of greedy capitalists polluting the environment. Thirty years later he was dean of a business school. In the course of that remarkable transformation, Van Duzer discovered many business...

October 7th, 2015

Why Christians Should Paint, Dance, Quilt, Act, Compose Music, Write Stories, Decorate Cookies and Participate in the Arts

Why does a symphony stir our soul or painting capture our imagination? Why does a well-turned phrase in a story or a well-cast line in a stream produce a sense of satisfaction? Why does creating something beautiful give us joy?  Because we are made in the image of our Creator God. According...

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October 2nd, 2015

Building a Business for the Glory of God

Many Christians have not stopped to consider what it takes to build a business to the glory of God. They may have a piece or two of the puzzle, but often have not stepped back to look beyond economics and ethics. Making a profit is seen as morally good and honorable in the Bible, but God...