Address by the Archbishop of Canterbury

March 15, 2018By DPC EditorChurch & Work

Produced by Theology of Work Project. This sermon by George Carey, Archbishop of Canterbury, was given in Derby England on May 10,1992. It is reproduced here as part of “Work in Worship,” a collection of material for work-themed services compiled by David Welbourn. For more sermons, prayers, songs, and readings about work, click on the … 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

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

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