From The Green Room: Barry-Wehmiller is a multimillion dollar global engineering/manufacturing company you’ve probably never heard of and yet “touch” multiple times each week. Close to 95% of all the cardboard used in the U.S. is made on a BW machine (that’s virtually every cereal box at your grocery store). 80% of the world’s medicines […]
Building Houses As If They Mattered
From Christianity Today: In his attention to sustainability, community, and integrity, Chicago-based Perry Bigelow builds houses that foster their inhabitants’ flourishing. Perry Bigelow, a Chicago homebuilder, is not perfect. He’s humble and knows he needs to rely daily on the mercies of Christ …. He was the kingdom-oriented businessman I was hoping to find in […]
Good Eats and Evangelism: A Whole-Gospel Restaurant Serving Pittsburgh’s Soul
From Christianity Today: Chef Nikki Heckmann’s Bistro To Go offers tasty ingredients to revitalize Pittsburgh’s North Side neighborhood. On any given day between 11am and 7pm, locals can watch Nikki Heckmann ply her craft at Bistro To Go, the eclectic café the chef launched in 2007 in the North Side neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Just peer […]
How can we encourage safe and encouraging work environments?
From Made to Flourish It was a new thought for me: How a job could provide healing for trauma survivors. I was talking with Dorothy Taft, executive director of The Market Project, whose mission is to create profitable businesses that offer stable employment for survivors of trafficking and exploitation. In 2016 the organization established Nguvu Dairy […]
The Cutting Edge of Marketplace Ministries
How businesses are doing more ministry than ever. By Amy L. Sherman With all the twists and turns that led to his vocation, Chuck Proudfit might never have gotten there without the quest for more efficient toilet paper. He was fresh out of college working for Procter & Gamble at the time. The company had scooped up […]
“Every Business Decision is a Theological Decision:” An Interview with CEO Eric Stumberg
By Amy Sherman, at Made to Flourish: Amy Sherman had the chance to interview Eric Stumberg, CEO of Tengo Internet. He founded the company in 2002 and today it has 30 employees. Eric’s company provides commercial grade, outdoor Wi-Fi services. Tengo Internet works with the owners of RV parks, camp grounds, and other outdoor recreational facilities […]
WHY, HOW, and WHERE of Generous Giving
From Institute for Studies of Religion: Generosity is unnatural. Therefore, a generous lifestyle must be learned and its habits acquired. Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion will host this symposium to assess how we might go about better understanding the causes and contributing factors that enable individuals to become generous givers. This important symposium was […]
Should Christians Engage in Politics?
The Dancing Landscape of Philanthropy
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