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

On Investing in People

April 3, 2018By DPC EditorVideo

Faith and Work | Bill Hwang on Investing in People, originally hosted on the Faith and Work series on FULLER Studios. Bill Hwang, CEO and Founder of Archegos Capital Management and Fuller Trustee, shares how his faith influences his business practices and the importance of asking “where can I invest to please our God?” He is interviewed … Read More

On Dying to Self

March 27, 2018By DPC EditorVideo

Faith and Work | Terry Looper On Dying to Self, originally hosted on the Faith and Work series on FULLER Studios. Terry Looper, CEO and Founder of Texon, reflects on dying to self and making Jesus the CEO to develop healthy workplace culture. He is interviewed by Tod Bolsinger, Vice President and Chief of Leadership Formation.

On Principles and People

March 20, 2018By DPC EditorVideo

Mary Vermeer Andringa, CEO of Vermeer Corporation and Fuller trustee, reflects on the company’s commitment to its employees and how faith in Christ influences all spheres of life. She is interviewed by Scott Cormode, Hugh De Pree Professor of Leadership Development. Watch the video from Fuller Studio. Part of FULLER Studio’s “Faith and Work” Collection.

On Character and Coachability

March 14, 2018By DPC EditorVideo

Jody Vanderwel, president of Grand Angels, an investing firm in Michigan, and a trustee of Fuller Seminary, reflects on character and integrity as defining strategies for investing. According to Jody, a successful entrepreneur must have character and must be coachable. She is interviewed by Fuller Seminary’s president Mark Labberton. Watch the video from Fuller Studio. … Read More