Please Remember My Name

June 5, 2018By Julia StewartArticle

I had the good fortune to work for a CEO who was an incredible leader. I count myself privileged to have worked for such an exceptional person. He had a vision for the direction of our organization and took timely, tangible steps to achieve that vision. My CEO understood the value of a strategic plan, … Read More

Mentoring

June 4, 2018By Walter C. Wright, Jr.Article

Max De Pree has been a defining mentor in my life. I first became aware of Max when I was a young administrator and he was Chairman of the Board at the institution where I worked. As I assumed leadership responsibilities, I was vulnerably aware of my lack of preparation. So I applied for a Kellogg … Read More

CaseCrown and its Giving Partnership

May 22, 2018By DPC EditorArticle

In the year 2000 the richest 10% of the world’s population owned 85% of global assets.* Today, more than one billion people live on less than $1 a day.* When I first heard these numbers, I felt compelled to do something. I felt that for-profit companies should share responsibility for changing these realities. During 2011, … Read More

Vocational Coherence and Constraints: Part Two

May 15, 2018By DPC EditorArticle

By Kate Harris If all work is indeed God’s work, then it is a deep grace that even the work we do out of a place of pain, or insecurity, or constraint, is still work that he can use and redeem for good purposes. Learning to see the value in limitation and constraint has been … Read More

Vocational Coherence and Constraints: Part One

May 15, 2018By DPC EditorArticle

By Kate Harris Vocation is a wonderfully broad and encompassing word. In contrast to how we normally think about calling, as something having to do with our career or professional work, instead I find tremendous grace and reassurance in the more biblical understanding of vocation that helps us see all work as God’s work. Etymologically, … Read More

The Image of God and the Entrepreneurial Vocation

May 9, 2018By Rob TribkenArticle

Originally written on September 17, 2013. It is hard to find a well articulated theology of work – especially work involving entrepreneurial and other commercial vocations. Shortly before his death in 2008, Catholic scholar William J. Toth wrote an extraordinary theological examination [1] of the entrepreneurial vocation that addresses this shortcoming. Toth uses Catholic social … Read More

On Leadership

April 16, 2018By DPC EditorVideo

Faith and Work | Max De Pree On Leadership, originally hosted on the Faith and Work series on FULLER Studios. Celebrated author and Herman Miller CEO Max De Pree draws on decades of experience to reflect on the nature of organized life, the value of intention, and grounded leadership in a chaotic time.

Introduction to Eastertide: The Season of Easter

April 10, 2018By Mark D. RobertsArticle

by Mark D. Roberts, originally posted on Patheos. The basic truth of Easter is simple. In the classic litany of the church, it’s this: Christ is risen! He is risen, indeed! On Easter Sunday, we celebrate this good news, rediscovering for ourselves what the earliest followers of Jesus realized on that first Easter Sunday. Yet … Read More