Uphold the Cause of the Poor and the Oppressed

June 18, 2018By DPC EditorEconomics

By C.J. Masimore, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. This morning I went to one of my least favorite places: Family Court. I was there to argue a motion on behalf of my client, who—because of a lifetime of little opportunity, poor choices, and a broken justice system—was wrongfully saddled with a … Read More

A Theology of Theater

June 18, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

Originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Why is theater important to the life of the church? Rev. David H. Kim describes how acting is a process of incarnation and explains how theater can help us understand the incarnation of Christ. Click here to continue reading.

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Initiative

June 18, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

By Bethany Jenkins, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Someone with a passion for justice might pursue law. Another with an interest for communications might become a journalist. Yet another might become an investment banker out of a love for generosity. These passions, interests, and loves, however, can become disappointments when we … Read More

The Use of Feminism in Advertising

June 15, 2018By DPC EditorEconomics

By Stephanie Walton, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. (Since the term “feminism” is such a controversial one, it’s worth defining before we get started. By “feminism,” I’m referring to the cultural conversation on empowering women to pursue the life they want – whether career, family, or both – in a manner … Read More

Ice Cream & Innovation

June 15, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

By Esther Larson, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Just give me an Ice. (pause) Cold. (pause) Morgenstern’s Ice Cream. On a hot summer day in Manhattan, ice cream is pretty much always in order.  Three things I love about the new Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream parlor on the Lower East Side?  Innovation. Creativity. … Read More

Humanizing Work through Leadership

June 14, 2018By DPC EditorVocation Formation

Originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Being a leader is about creating a way for people to contribute in order to make something extraordinary happen. Nancy Ortberg discusses two simple ways in which leaders can do this to humanize work. First, she explores the ways God reminds us to look in small … Read More

Innovation Underground

June 14, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

Originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Robyn Shapiro, Director of Community at the Lowline, speaks at the Faith & Work Conference about how imagination and innovation have often led us underground. With beautiful design and inspiring architecture, the Lowline seeks to be the first underground park in New York City using a … Read More

Surprised by Imagination

June 14, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

Originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Woven into the gospel is a God that wants to know us personally through experience, through flesh and blood, through matter itself, in awe and wonder. A testament to this reality is the work of poet Christian Wiman. In Wiman’s writing, there lives a devotion to … Read More

Women, Power, & Fashion: Now Choose Two

June 13, 2018By DPC EditorWorkplace Challenges

By Deborah Ma, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. “We are all, to varying degrees, public people now.” For better or worse, you’ll have to admit with Vanessa Friedman whose article, Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Power of Style, published in the New York Times, explains how in a world increasingly run with social … Read More