Articles

December 22nd, 2016

Why God Loves Business

God could have placed Adam and Eve in the midst of a highly developed world with roads, bridges, buildings, technology, and everything needed for modern life as we know it. Instead, He put us to work as stewards, developers, and co-creators with Himself.

November 10th, 2013

The Surprising Economics of a “People Business”

So what's the secret sauce of successful business? No matter what your business, investing in your people is synonymous with investing in your company’s future. So writes Travis Jarman in his blog at O.C. Tanner. You'll also want to read "The Surprising Economics of a 'People Business,'” ...

March 2nd, 2013

How Do We Set Just Prices?

Are there Biblical principles for setting market prices? Dr. Anne Bradley explains the economics of price-setting and Biblical guidelines to consider.

February 18th, 2013

The Wealth of Nations Depends on the Health of Families

Intact families who are united in worship through their community of belief and send their children to schools that inculcate those values and beliefs, produce the best citizens for the polis and the common good. This article from the Witherspoon Institute explains why our society...

Channel(s): Economics
August 7th, 2012

I, Smartphone

From Institute for Faith, Work and Economics This “I, Smartphone” video is based on the essay “I, Pencil” penned by Leonard Read in 1958. Why would the Institute for Faith, Work and Economics care about how a smartphone is made, and why should we care? Because God uses the market process...

via Acton
February 26th, 2011

Business, Missions, and Good Theology

In a compelling analysis of the 2011 Lausanne Conference on World Evangelism, Brett Elder and Stephen Grabill discuss the importance of a biblical theology of work to world evangelism. They write, "When we relegate work (which God ordained before the fall) to the 'secular' realm we cede...

Channel(s): Evangelism