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Leverage the workplace for the peace and prosperity of the community

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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...

June 9th, 2015

Making Beautiful Places for the Glory of God

Inc. magazine's David Whitford wrote a feature article about Walker Mowers entitled "Finding Religion's Place in the Workplace: Colorado's Walker Manufacturing builds lawn mowers and operates as a Christian enterprise. What does faith have to do with riding mowers? Depends on how...

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May 19th, 2015

A "Windex Cure" for the Moral Decline of America

America is losing faith and becoming a secular nation -- but I believe there's a cure.     Escalating racial discord, the ethical failure of leaders in public and private sectors, and the breakdown of traditional family values can, I believe, be traced back to the decreasing influence of...

May 16th, 2015

What Makes Work Worthy?

Lots of Christians in the workplace wonder if their work really matters to God. To them, as far as God’s kingdom priorities are concerned, they believe their work at the office or plant or school is meaningful to God (at least they hope it’s meaningful to Him) because it serves as a...