Faith in Business news
Kim Sawers is Joseph C. Hope Professor of Leadership and Ethics at Seattle Pacific University. She spent her sabbatical time at Ridley, along with her husband. On her return home, she reflected on her time within the Ridley community and shares her reflections with us here.
With almost daily reports of corruption, fraud, poor employment practices etc, the challenge and importance of making a difference by spreading the aroma of Christ in our workplaces has never been greater.
Ridley Hall is once again hosting the annual Faith in Business conference. This year's theme will be of interest to people from all business sectors and corporate structures who want to make more of an impact as Christians in the business world.
Director of Faith in Business, the Revd Dr Richard Higginson, featured in a recent Radio 4 Sunday worship service with a theme of "My work station is my worship station".
Faith in Business now has a new website: www.faith-in-business.org.
Stakeholder or Neighbour? The theme for this year’s Faith in Business conference left me reflecting on my time spent in the civil engineering and construction industry as Contracts and Project Manager. Few people will disagree that the construction sector in its entirety can be an extremely tough and demanding work place. This intensifies if you are a Christian, trying to imitate the loving, graceful servant nature of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Redefining Next Generation Economics
On November 7 Faith in Business hosted a seminar at Ridley on Capitalism for the Kingdom. Taking as its starting point Eve Poole's book Capitalism's Toxic Assumptions, the day was an opportunity for business people, policy makers, and ordinands to discuss how to redeem capitalism. Over 30 people attended.
Faith in Business is making good progress with its research project on Christian entrepreneurs.
From July 27 to August 3 Faith in Business Director Richard Higginson was in South Africa, taking part in a business-church initiative called Mining in Partnership: an Empowerment Agenda.