Part 1 in a series on The Ascension and Work
“But I tell you the truth, it is to your advantage that I go away…” John 16:7
Ed. Note: This post has been adapted from its original form. Read the full paper here.
It is [...]MORE →
Part 11 in a series on Economics 101
All this talk we have been doing on economic principles allows us to consider “the economy” in an entirely new light. We now know that the broad and somewhat nebulous notion of an economy is built upon individual trade [...]MORE →
Part 7 in a series on The History of Work
Following up on our post discussing cultural movements in the 17th-19th centuries that have shaped our view of work, let’s not fail to address Karl Marx.
While Marxism and capitalism ( MORE →
Part 6 in a series on The History of Work
While the Reformers and the Puritans helped to recover the Biblical understanding of “calling” and how it applies to the everyday work of all Christians, their efforts were soon challenged by emerging [...]MORE →
It is with both sadness and great hope in Jesus that we reflect on the April 21 passing of our friend and fellow brother in Christ, Charles “Chuck” Colson.
Members of the IFWE team have their own personal reflections and thoughts, particularly some having worked with Chuck Colson and MORE →
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Part 10 in a series on Economics 101
We have talked about the economic concept of comparative advantage and that ultimately we are better stewards of our gifts, strengths and resources when we hone in on producing things at which we are lower-cost providers.
You may never objectively be the best [...]MORE →
Part 4 in a series on The History of Work
In our last post, we saw how the contribution of the early church fathers created the idea that pursuing the contemplative life or a professional role in the church is the only truly religious vocation. In some ways [...]MORE →