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

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

Soylent vs. Food

June 13, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

By Elizabeth Crouch, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Soylent is a novel food product that aims to replace traditional eating by providing 100% of necessary nutrients in an efficient and inexpensive manner1. Soylent recommends consuming the product as a shake, and one meal costs approximately $3. Online, various lifestyle aspects of … Read More

Accomplishing Great Things

June 13, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

By Kerri Rider, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Growing up, I wanted to one day accomplish “great things” for God. I imagined working with the poor in remote African villages or moving to the deepest parts of the Amazon jungle. This was my very specific idea of what good work looked … Read More

Creativity, Critique, and Community

June 11, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

By Peter Kong, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Then the Lord said to Moses, “See, I have chosen Bezalel son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, with knowledge and with all kinds … Read More

God Save the Humanities

June 7, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

By Emily Chau, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. It’s funny. I distinctly remember watching the Tony Award-winning musical “Avenue Q” and hearing the main character Princeton sing, “What do you do with a B.A. in English?” I was attending a liberal arts college—majoring in English, of course—and bent on pursuing a career … Read More

“The Table” Remembered

June 5, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

Originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. In the Spring of 2017, CFW awarded multi-discplinary artist Lea Fulton a six-week residency wherein the artist would create a new work based on the given theme of “the unfinished work”. Fulton’s work explored our theme through an immersive installation centered on the experience of forgiveness. … Read More

Humanizing Design

June 4, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

Originally posted on the Center for Faith and Work. Tina Chang speaks on the concepts behind Divine Details, a store that curates well-designed common goods with the idea that the everyday objects we use to live our lives matter. Click here to continue reading.

The Conservative, Christian Case for Working Women

May 29, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

By Jonathan Merrit, originally posted at The Atlantic. An evangelical Christian and avowed feminist argues that God intends every woman to work. The final episode of Leave it To Beaver aired in June of 1963, but many conservative Christians still promote a vision of womanhood reminiscent of June Cleaver.  When Tobin Grant, political-science professor at Southern Illinois University, … Read More