Articles

December 3rd, 2013

"Why Work? by Dorothy Sayers

If work is to find its right place in the world, it is the duty of the Church to see to it that the work serves God, and that the worker serves the work. -- Dorothy Sayers Dorothy Sayers was one of the first women to graduate from Oxford and, arguably, one of the most influential Christian...

November 3rd, 2011

Christians on the Job

Working as a means to some other end degrades the work and thus the worker. Understanding work as an end—“doing well a thing that is well worth doing”—will keep us from the need to drown our unhappiness in all the consumer non-durables and assorted amusements our paycheck can purchase. Our...

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September 5th, 2011

Serving Our Work and Neighbours: Which Comes First?

John Terrill and Kenman Wong, both of the Business School at Seattle Pacific University, wrestle with the priority a company should give one stakeholder over another using Dorothy Sayers essay "Why Work?" as a model. Apple Computer and In-N-Out Burger provide fodder for discussion.