How Should We Think About Work?

March 7, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Topic, Society

by Liz Lin. Originally posted on the Salt Collective. I’ve been thinking a lot about work for the last week, in large part because of a few articles that have been circulating the interwebs. There was Sam Polk’s op-ed in the New York Times, in which the former Wall Street suit diagnosed himself — and … Read More

The Economics of Radical Generosity (Acts 2:45; 4:34-35)

February 28, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Topic, Society

Bible Commentary / Produced by Theology of Work (TOW) Project 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, does not suggest an attempt to change … Read More

Are Startups the Answer to Inequality?

February 27, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Topic, Society

Are startups the answer to inequality?  by Patton Dodd, June 21, 2017. Originally posted on Folo Media. Expert says businesses that close and open equate to a healthy and competitive economy. A new study finds that Texas is among the national leaders in “economic dynamism.” That’s a technical term: it means businesses starting and closing, … Read More

The Wise Worker is Just

February 21, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Topic, Society

Originally published by the Theology of Work Project. The proverbs do not stop with commending generosity but go further to claim that caring for the poor is a matter of justice. First, the proverbs recognize that people are often poor because the rich and powerful defraud or oppress them. Or, if they were already poor, … Read More

It’s Time to Talk About Power

February 21, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Topic, Society

This article was originally published by Christianity Today, written by Andy Crouch. You can read the full article by clicking here. This Sunday, thousands of pastors will prepare for worship. Some of them will wear distinctive clothing—the albs and stoles of liturgical churches echo ancient priestly garments. But many more pastors will wear nothing that … Read More