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October 3rd, 2017

Made to Create | Nate Saint, Inventor of the Pack-n-Play

If you have babies or grandbabies, chances are you've thanked God for Nate Saint. You may not recognize his name, but you know the product he designed--the Pack-n-Play. Nate didn't grow up dreaming of designing children's products, but that's what God called him to do. And we are all...

September 24th, 2017

Building Houses for God's Glory | Merle and Dave Stoltzfus

David and Merle Stoltzfus take Psalm 127 very personally as residential developers in eastern Pennsylvania.  Unless the LORD builds the house, its builders labor in vain. (Psalm 127:1)  But they don't just build structures, they build communities. Because they believe that...

September 15th, 2017

Fighting Zombies at Work

Have you ever felt half-alive on Monday morning, facing a week of impossible deadlines, challenging circumstances, or decaying relationships? The following article from our friends at The High Calling and Theology of Work Project reminds us that our world is in a constant state of decay,...

January 21st, 2016

Faith in the Workplace | Legal Protections for Business Owners

Changes in our culture and legal system cause many Christian business owners to wonder to what extent their business can reflect their faith and if it’s even possible to run a business in a way that glorifies God.   An Employer’s Guide to Faith in the Workplace was created by...

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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...

August 28th, 2015

The Accidental Executive: Lessons on Business, Faith and Calling from the Life of Joseph

Albert M. Erisman, Hendrickson Publishers, 2015 Mention the biblical patriarch Joseph and most people will think of his dreams, his multi-colored coat, and his band of jealous brothers who tried to kill him. Yet Joseph was an astute businessman and prudent leader in who saved the...

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May 21st, 2015

Faith and Profit are Not Mutually Exclusive — An Interview with Henry Kaestner

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 Bandwidth.com, a communications...

November 3rd, 2014

You Can Create Things to Restore Your Community

David Gill moved the conversation from devices to decisions, inviting Christians to be proactive in their approach to ethics. Gill has made a career studying ethics, consulting with numerous businesses in addition to his academic work at starting at Berkeley to his recent work at the...

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April 1st, 2014

Did Dan Cathy Make a Mistake?

When Dan Cathy, CEO of Chick-fil-A, expressed his views on traditional marriage, it sparked a media firestorm in July 2012. His comments landed the successful chicken franchise in hot water—or as a recent article in Forbes put it, “in a vat of piping hot chicken grease.” As a result, given...

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July 24th, 2013

Ethix | Business Technology, Ethics

Ethix is a publication of the Center for Integrity in Business in the School of Business and Economics at Seattle Pacific University, featuring in-depth Conversations with notable leaders.  The editors believe ethics is about more than not doing wrong or protection from mistakes; ethics is...