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The (Triple) Bottom Line: Good Business for the Common Good

More and more businesses are rethinking what it means to be profitable.  Thankfully, business people all over the world are waking up to the importance of considering not only how our business practices impact our bank accounts, but also how they impact our workers, our communities, and our environment.  Anyone who is half awake did … Continue reading

Introducing: The Washington Institute

I wanted to point everyone in the direction of the Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation and Culture.  They describe their vision as follows: The Washington Institute seeks a renewed vision of vocation and the common good by teaching, serving and equipping people to understand their callings and careers as integral to the mission of God … Continue reading

Spotlight on Jobs for Life

This is a great program:   Part of InterVarsity’s mission is to help students and faculty to discover how their education and skills are for more than just occupations, they are for a God-given vocations–holy callings to do well things that are well worth doing.  Doing this work in a university setting makes it easy … Continue reading

Dorothy Sayers on a Christian view of work, industry, and economic health: Part I

On April 23rd, 1942, as the German Luftwaffe were beginning a series of devastating air raids on Britain’s cathedral cities, Dorothy Sayers gave a lecture on the Christian view of work and on what a healthy post-war economy might look like.  World War II was a time of great austerity, as people tightened their belts … Continue reading

At the End of My Rope: Facing Death, Facing Life

This past Saturday I climbed Moore’s Wall with my friends Michael and Tanner.  Because we only had enough gear for two and because Michael and I had a little more experience with climbing and with ropes, we went up first while Tanner waited at the bottom. The ascent was strenuous, but fairly straightforward.  Only a … Continue reading

NCSU Graduate Christian Fellowship

Hi! I'm David, the campus minister for InterVarsity's graduate and faculty ministries at NC State and Meredith College. I hope you'll join me as I learn to "practice resurrection" in the City of Oaks, in her universities, and in the wider world. You can contact me at dmwilliams83@gmail.com

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