Saying No to Pharaoh and Our Slavery to Work

March 2, 2018By DPC EditorWorkplace Challenges

by Ebony Adedayo, originally posted on the Salt Collective. We live in a society that demands constant production. Similarly to the Israelites when they were slaves in Egypt, we are expected, no coerced, to keep turning out profit so that Pharaoh America, can build a bigger empire. In exchange for working hard, we are told … Read More

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

February 28, 2018By DPC EditorEconomics

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 EditorWorkplace Challenges

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 EditorFaith at Work

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

“My Job Isn’t Kingdom Work”

January 24, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

This article was originally published by Made To Flourish. You can read the full article by clicking here. “I’m a Realtor—My Job Isn’t ‘Kingdom Work’” I hear it quite often—especially because I have spent much of my adult life in pastoral ministry. I meet someone doing good, important work, who doesn’t feel as if they … Read More