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via Bill Peel
October 2nd, 2015

Building a Business for the Glory of God

Many Christians have not stopped to consider what it takes to build a business to the glory of God. They may have a piece or two of the puzzle, but often have not stepped back to look beyond economics and ethics. Making a profit is seen as morally good and honorable in the Bible, but God...

August 28th, 2015

The Accidental Executive: Lessons on Business, Faith and Calling from the Life of Joseph

Albert M. Erisman, Hendrickson Publishers, 2015 Mention the biblical patriarch Joseph and most people will think of his dreams, his multi-colored coat, and his band of jealous brothers who tried to kill him. Yet Joseph was an astute businessman and prudent leader in who saved the...

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May 21st, 2015

Faith and Profit are Not Mutually Exclusive — An Interview with Henry Kaestner

Henry Kaestner is Chairman of Sovereign Capital, an investment firm he co-founded in 2011 that focuses on early growth-stage companies with exceptional growth potential in expanding markets, especially Southeast Asia.  Previously he served as CEO of Bandwidth.com, a communications...

November 3rd, 2014

You Can Create Things to Restore Your Community

David Gill moved the conversation from devices to decisions, inviting Christians to be proactive in their approach to ethics. Gill has made a career studying ethics, consulting with numerous businesses in addition to his academic work at starting at Berkeley to his recent work at the...

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via Bill Peel
April 1st, 2014

Did Dan Cathy Make a Mistake?

When Dan Cathy, CEO of Chick-fil-A, expressed his views on traditional marriage, it sparked a media firestorm in July 2012. His comments landed the successful chicken franchise in hot water—or as a recent article in Forbes put it, “in a vat of piping hot chicken grease.” As a result, given...

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July 24th, 2013

Ethix | Business Technology, Ethics

Ethix is a publication of the Center for Integrity in Business in the School of Business and Economics at Seattle Pacific University, featuring in-depth Conversations with notable leaders.  The editors believe ethics is about more than not doing wrong or protection from mistakes; ethics is...

June 2nd, 2013

Workplace Lessons from Ezekiel

by Dr. Steven Mason, LeTourneau University Associate Provost & Dean of Faculty Ezekiel has much to say about the workplace. His words touch on finance and debt, economic development, honesty, allocation of capital, workplace evaluations, fair return on investment, economic opportunism,...

May 27th, 2013

Should Christ Be in Business?

This video from Gordon Conwell is Part 4 of Dr. David Gill's lecture on "Should Christ be in Business?" Dr. Gill is the Mockler-Phillips Professor of Workplace Theology and Business Ethics at Gordon Conwell and Director of the Mockler Center for Faith and Ethics in the Workplace. What are...

May 23rd, 2013

How to Spot a Liar

Want to know if someone's being dishonest during business negotiations? Using lots of third-person pronouns and increased profanity are a couple of cues to watch for, according to research findings. Excessive talking--known as the Pinncchio Effect--is also a telltale sign. Not a surprise...

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May 17th, 2013

Can Ethics be Taught? Or Legislated?

Recent experience tells us that rules created today to curb yesterday’s bad business practices often make life harder for honest people and motivate the unscrupulous to find new ways around the rules. In his Cardus blog Ray Pennings asks, "If trust in our economic system cannot be created...

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