Faith@Work Summit Speaker Preview

September 5th, 2014

Learn about some of the distinguished men and women who will be speaking at the Faith@Work Summit October 24-25 in Boston.  Scroll down for links to video and audio of various speakers. View and Download the talks from the 2014 Faith@Work Summit in Boston here

 

Selling Cars and Serving the Community

Don Flow, owner and CEO of Flow Automotive, believes that Christian business leaders have a unique opportunity to shape communities and influence culture. Flow has not only built a hugely successful enterprise, he has also constructed a thoughtful model for Christian business leaders that includes a commitment to human flourishing in the communities where they do business.

 

Work Matters by Tom Nelson

Tom Nelson's book, Work Matters, is an important book for workplace Christians who want to serve God at work and for pastors who want to equip them. With a good balance of theology and practical counsel, Nelson gives readers tools for understanding their gifts, so they can better live in accord with God’s design for work. Watch a video of Tom Nelson discussing his book Work Matters. 

 

It Is No Shame to Work for Money

Is there such thing as a Christian perspective of compensation?  What constitutes fair pay, and how should it be determined?  John Terrill, from Seattle Pacific's Center for Integrity in Business, offers practical guidelines, for both employers and employees, on this complex and personal topic.

 

Faithful Living in the Marketplace | An Interview with David Miller

Dr. David Miller is Director of Princeton's Faith and Work Initiative and author of God at Work. He answers questions about the faith-and-work movement, its effect on business, the church's attitude toward the workplace and business's attitude toward faith.

 

God’s Presence in Our Struggles at Work (Psalm 23)

“The Lord is my shepherd” (Psalm 23:1). If we trust God, we have the tranquility of knowing that God watches over us, like a shepherd watching over the sheep. This is a reminder to see our work from God’s perspective—not primarily as an instrument for our gratification, but as our part in God’s mission in the world. “He leads me in the right for his name’s sake” (Ps. 23:3, emphasis added). We work to honor him and not for our own glory—a powerful reminder that we need to hear on a regular basis

 

Stop Apologizing for Caring What You Do

Katherine Leary Alsdorf, Founder of Redeemer Presbyterian Church's Center for Faith and Work asks, since we're created by God to work, "What's so bad about being identified by our work?"

 

Why Work? Because You're Made for It

Mark Roberts of Laity Lodge explains the beauty of work in this series of though provoking devotions on Ephesians 4:28.

 

Life and Work in Light of the Giver

Micheal Flaherty, producer of The Narnia films and Amazing Grace,  believes it is possible to produce films that provoke audiences to think about spiritual issues without preaching at the audience. Read about Walden's latest film release, The Giver.

 

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