Women at Work: a Round Table Conversation

February 27, 2017By Church & MarketplaceArticle

Michaela: What I would love to try to have here are the conversations that I feel like I’m having naturally with people everywhere right now. I feel like the most important work that I’m doing right now is not work I’m getting paid to do. The tricky part is that I can’t, nor do I … Read More

Theology and Practice: Empowering Women at Work

February 20, 2017By Church & MarketplaceArticle

Mark: We were asked by some really strong, competent women to have this conversation about women, work, and church and how we contribute to their flourishing. My first question is, when Meggie said, “Hey, would you participate in this conversation,” what did you think? Marcos: For me, I first think of my grandma who was a … Read More

The Power of Relationship

November 7, 2016By Meggie AndersonStory 1 Comment

Tucked behind a small beer garden in Pasadena’s Old Town district, the Norris Realty Advisors office does not boast any large, glaring signs or glorifying portraits. Steve Norris, the owner and principal realty advisor, is not bothered by the discreet nature of his office building. “My name is on the door, but that’s just because … Read More

Be the Bridge

November 7, 2016By Arielle EstoriaArticle

A note from the Church & Marketplace network staff: We encourage you to use this poem to practice the rhythm of action and reflection by yourself or in community with others–whether that is in a small group, or Sunday morning worship, or shared online with friends and colleagues. We hope this poem will be a creative … Read More

A Woman’s Work: Restoration Through Calling

November 7, 2016By Nada JonesArticle

It was the early 90’s and I was a 20 something trying to figure what to do with my life and how my chosen endeavor might make a difference in the world. I’m not sure the dilemma was exclusive to me as many of my peers were also Christians trying to figure out how their … Read More

Stewarding Power

November 1, 2016By Mark D. RobertsArticle

Several years ago, I helped design an academic study of Christians who held positions of significant leadership in the marketplace. My team and I joined forces with a major university to learn about the lifestyle, beliefs, and work of over seventy leaders. Much of what we discovered through our research was predictable. But one of … Read More

Who do we listen to?

July 15, 2009By Scott CormodeInnovation for Vocation

Short answer: We listen to the people entrusted to our care.  Sometime we choose these people and sometimes they roll in like tumbleweeds. Discussion Questions: 1. Who are the people entrusted to your care? As an individual?  As a congregation? 2. What do you think of the rich, young lawyer’s question, “Do you mean that … Read More