Tag Archives: Industry

Completing Capitalism

What is business about anyway? What is its point? Most of ten years ago I was invited to a breakfast with two executives from the Mars Corp who wanted to talk about an idea. We began with what seemed a … more »

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Where Human Beings Love to Live

“I choose not to walk by it….”  Ashley Marsh, Opelika, Alabama, 21st-century “Having heard all of this, you may choose to look the other way…but you can never again say that you did not know.”  William Wilberforce, London, England, 18th-century … more »

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Missio on Industry: The Dependent Life (not Wife)

The story of Proverbs 31 boils down to a central concept that extends to all humanity: interdependence. Often forgotten, the first nine verses reveal the advice of a mother to her royal son (King Lemuel – likely Solomon) where she … more »

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Missio on Industry: A Heart to Have (Not an Ideal to Crush Us)

A few years ago, after the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, a social media movement among young Christian women and men exploded. Protesting unrealistic body standards and the usage of raw sex appeal to market swimwear, one Baylor college student … more »

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Missio on Industry (A Broader View of Proverbs 31)

Proverbs 31 contains the famous poem in description of the ideal woman in Old Testament society.  Far from a shrinking violet without independent thought or motivation, she is a woman of remarkable breadth and capability.  Interestingly, the dominant descriptions of … more »

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The Way of Praxis

A strange, but graceful juxtaposition— but that is the way of Praxis. With a vision for the way the world ought to be, and perhaps even could be, year by year they bring together some of the greatest needs that … more »

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