Articles

February 6th, 2017

The Lost Purpose for Learning: An Essay on United States Education With Implications for All Nations

"We don't find meaning in learning, we bring meaning to learning. If we can, that is. "Whatever!" seems to be a common bored attitude of children toward school. Bribes, or threats, or lures of a future well-paying job fail to inspire them. This is to be expected, if we fail to give them a...

October 22nd, 2015

Put Fear In Its Place - Lessons From a Former Airline Executive

Scott Dickson is the former CEO and president of Vanguard airlines, a position he took in early 2001 with full understanding that it was a turnaround situation. The airline was in trouble, and it was his job to reverse a bad situation. Then 9/11 changed everything. In his book, Never...

October 7th, 2015

Reading Broadly Has Broad Benefits

Winston Churchill won his Nobel Prize for Literature, not Peace. Who knew? History brims with examples of leaders like Churchill who believed that deep, broad reading nurtured the knowledge, habits, and talents necessary to achieve success. In 2008, The Atlantic published an...

September 1st, 2015

Money, Greed, and God

Does God care about economics? Jay Richards, Distinguished Fellow at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics and a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute, believes He does. In Money, Greed, and God, Richards seeks to dispel the myth that the essence of capitalism is greed....

Channel(s): Economics
July 24th, 2015

The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism

How should we respond to a co-worker who openly attacks our Christian faith? What should we say to a colleague who is struggling to understand difficult questions like Why is there suffering in the world? How could a loving God send people to Hell? Why isn’t Christianity more...

Channel(s): Evangelism
July 1st, 2014

Workplace Grace

You can take your faith to work in appropriate, engaging ways. Workplace Grace offers a simple, non-threatening approach to evangelism. Whether your work takes you to a construction site, a cramped cubicle or the corner office, every Christian plays a significant role in the Great...

December 4th, 2013

Work Matters | Tom Nelson

Tom Nelson's book, Work Matters, is an important book for Christians who want to serve God at work and for pastors who want to equip them. Striking a balance between theological depth and practical counsel, Nelson connects Sunday worship to Monday morning and gives readers practical tools...

October 19th, 2013

The Integrated Life

What if we could resolve the exhausting struggle between work, family, and spiritual life? What if we recognized a deep connection between faith and business? What if biblical values weren’t roadblocks but actually the source of successful business? What if the real goal of business were...

October 19th, 2013

The Church, Faith, and Work

According to Tim Keller, “the gospel has a deep and vital impact on how we do art, business, government, media, and scholarship. ... Developing humane, yet creative and excellent business environments out of our understanding of the gospel can be part of the work of restoring creation in...

Channel(s): Leadership: Church
July 15th, 2013

Monday Morning Atheism

Monday Morning Atheist (noun) Definition: Someone who believes in God but who works like He does not exist.   It's an easy thing to believe in God but work like He doesn't exist - switching God off. You are most likely struggling with Monday Morning Atheism right now without even...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job, Evangelism