By: Abraham Cho, originally posted on the Center for Faith & Work. The New York Times recently ran a fascinating article highlighting the relationship between income mobility and what they aptly described as “the economic layout” of a city. Citing a major new study, they found that “All else being equal, upward mobility tended to be … Read More
By Adia Harvey Wingfield, originally posted at The Atlantic. Being a person of color at a predominantly white workplace creates its own special kinds of stress. To be a black professional is often to be alone. Most black doctors, lawyers, journalists, and so on—those in white-collar positions that require specialized training and credentialing—work in environments … Read More
Written by Luke Bobo, originally posted at Made to Flourish. Luke interviewed his good friend, Cedric Rowan for this piece. Cedric and I have been friends over 30 years. We attended the same public high school in Kansas City, MO, and the the University of Kansas together. Cedric pastors First Baptist Church in Kansas City, … Read More
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
by Matt Farmer, originally posted on Made to Flourish. “Can we, by God’s grace and with God’s help, train our eyes to see, notice, acknowledge, talk about, converse about the truth of structural racism and racial exclusion in our city?” Matt Farmer asks this question as he dissects what his research about the Kansas City … Read More
Christena Cleveland on Christian Calling, originally posted on Fuller Theological Seminary YouTube, on YouTube.
Christena Cleveland on Envisioning My Call to God’s Mission in the World, originally posted on Fuller Theological Seminary YouTube, on YouTube.
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