Economic Wisdom Project

January 31, 2018By DPC EditorEconomics

The Economic Wisdom Project was originally produced by the Oikonomia Network. The Oikonomia Network is a theological learning community helping pastors equip people for whole-life discipleship, fruitful work and economic wisdom. At the core of the Economic Wisdom Project are the 12 Elements of Economic Wisdom. We have designed them in the form of proverbial declarations, … Read More

Why We Need A Blue-Collar Theology of Work

January 24, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work, Economics, Faith at Work

This interview was originally published by Christianity Today. Click here to listen to the interview. Just over 100 years ago, churches and labor unions had a close relationship. From a Christian History piece: Some labor unions gathered members in their halls and marched together to church to hear the special messages. Newspapers reprinted the sermons the … Read More

Workers on Tap

January 19, 2018By DPC EditorEconomics, Workplace Challenges

This article was originally published by The Economist. You can read the full article by clicking here. IN THE early 20th century Henry Ford combined moving assembly lines with mass labour to make building cars much cheaper and quicker—thus turning the automobile from a rich man’s toy into transport for the masses. Today a growing … Read More

The Economics of Radical Generosity

January 18, 2018By DPC EditorEconomics

This article was originally published by Theology of Work Project. You can read the full article here. There is continuing debate about whether or not these community summaries advocate a certain economic system, with some commentators describing the practice of the community as “proto-communism” and others seeing a mandatory divestiture of goods. The text, however, … Read More