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April 28th, 2017

All Work Matters | Mike Rowe

In a recent interview on Meet the Press, Mike Rowe, the former host of Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs,” lamented what he perceives to be a general lack of enthusiasm for work—and a particular lack of enthusiasm for the kind of work featured on his show: physically-demanding, often socially...

May 19th, 2015

Hungry for Purpose in America

Values, character and purpose are top of mind for many Americans these days, according to David Brooks, conservative columnist for the New York Times and author of four books, including, The Road to Character. In a recent oped he wrote, Every reflective person sooner...

August 8th, 2014

Joyless, Meaningless Work is Unhealthy

A recent study found that the majority of Americans (52.3%) are unhappy in their work. This sad statistic is doubly troubling in light of numerous other studies which report that happy people are healthier people and they live longer. It’s not a big leap to see that being unhappy in our...

October 15th, 2012

10 Things You Didn't Know about Africa's Economy

As more Christians consider Business as Mission a viable way to spread the gospel, Susan Lund of McKinsey Global outlines several economic advantages.  If Lund is correct, Christian business leaders have a tremendous opportunity to decrease poverty, increase their bottom line, and further...

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October 31st, 2011

Christians in the Workplace

Christians leaders in the workplace fall into four categories according to a study by sociologists D. Michael Lindsey of Rice University and Bradley C. Smith of Princeton.

September 19th, 2011

The Beloit College Mind-Set List Welcomes the 'Internet Class'

Welcome Class of 2015. Most members of this year's freshman class were born in 1993, and have never rolled down a car window, Ferris Bueller and Sloane Peterson could be their parents, Amazon has never been just a river, LBJ might be LeBron James, and they've never known life without the...

September 19th, 2011

"Seeing Work as Your Mission"

In an excerpt from his new book, The Gift of Rest: Rediscovering the Beauty of the Sabbath, Senator Joe Lieberman shares his views of work and rest from a Jewish perspective.

September 12th, 2011

If it Feels Right ...

In a NYTImes op-ed article, David Brooks laments research findings in a recent book on youth morality by Notre Dame sociologist Christian Smith entitled Lost in Translation.