March 12, 2014| 0

How Shall We Sing the Lord’s Songs in a Foreign Land? (Psalm 137:4)

But where else are we going to sing it? This is where we live!

October 9, 2013| 0

Boasting About the Next Sale (James 4:13-17)

James doesn’t mince words. He always calls money-seekers to account.

July 2, 2013| 0

Television Review: Mad Men: Season 6

Created by Matthew Weiner (Lionsgate Television, Weiner Bros., American Movie Classics) Starring Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Karthieser, January Jones, Christina Hendricks, John Slatterly, and Kiernan Shipka. TV series review by Donovan Richards *Spoiler Alert for Previous Seasons* Truth and Untruth What is the economic value of a lie? Generally, we ought not to lie. […]

June 25, 2013| 0

People vs profits?

In this interview, Jeff Van Duzer, Provost at Seattle Pacific University (and former Dean of SPU’s School of Business & Economics) answers questions about layoffs, people vs. profits, pay scales, and more. Shirley Hoogstra (host of Inner Compass at Calvin College) interviewed Jeff in early 2013; the interview was broadcast on southwest Michigan PBS in February.    

April 21, 2011| 0

Bottom Billions/Bottom Line: A Couple Views from the Outside

On April 1-2, the Center for Integrity in Business hosted the Bottom Billions / Bottom Line Conference. Members of large companies, small companies, social ventures, non-profits, and the university converged in Upper Gwinn Commons on the SPU campus to discuss the role of for-profit business in global development. While I could extol the virtues of […]