A New Way to Work

May 23, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Topic, Society

By Wally Larson, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. I’m a lawyer, but that’s just the start of what God has called me to at work. In May I graduated from the Center for Faith and Work’s Gotham Fellowship program. Paul writes in Romans that “all have sinned and fallen short of the … Read More

3 Organizations You Should Know

April 30, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Topic, Society

Originally posted at Made to Flourish. Looking for mission-focused tools that integrate faith, work, and economics? Here are three that we highly recommend! THE COST OF POVERTY EXPERIENCE (COPE) Developed by Think Tank, this 2.5 hour simulation invites your congregants into a day in the life of the socio-economically disadvantaged. It offers a glimpse into … Read More

Compassion & Capacity

April 30, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Topic, Society

Originally posted at Made to Flourish. “And who is my neighbor?” – an expert in the law (Luke 10:29) We continue our core values series on the common good by asking ourselves if we’ve built enough compassion and capacity to actually contribute to our local communities. One of the two greatest commandments is “love your neighbor as yourself.” … Read More

Why Hidden Work Matters to God

April 13, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Topic, Society

by Courtney Reissig, originally posted at Made to Flourish. When you ate your breakfast this morning, did you think about the person who bought the groceries that made your morning possible? What about your clean clothes or mowed yard — did you notice the person who did those things? Maybe you are that person, but … Read More

Neighborhoods in the Economy – Kansas City

April 11, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Topic, Resources for Churches, Resources for Pastors & Lay Leaders, Society

by MTF Communications, originally posted on Made to Flourish In this panel discussion, Jarrett Meek, founder of Mission Adelante, and Jeanette Thomas from Hope International, talk about their roles in ministry and what it looks like day-to-day to work for the flourishing of refugees, immigrants, and the underprivileged throughout the world. Meek shared how he … Read More

How to be Tech-Wise: Growing in Wisdom that Guides our Actions

April 10, 2018By DPC EditorMillennials, Resources By Topic, Society, Youth

by Luke Bobo, originally posted on Made to Flourish. Family. Work. Technology. These three spheres of life are inextricably bound together, each influencing our lives in positive and negative ways. Technology, while touted as time-saving, can encroach on both family time and moral character formation within the home. We praise technological advances, yet these same … Read More