July 2, 2014| 1

Truth: The Sustainable Strategy (Luke 12:2-3)

Looking for a surefire test for the ethics of any stratagem? Ask whether it will receive praise or condemnation when shouted from the rooftops.

November 26, 2013| 0

Bumper-Sticker Ethics (Psalm 34:14)

It’s all too easy to define good and evil in terms of what seems to work best “under the circumstances” or what permits us to avoid “upsetting the applecart.”

November 19, 2013| 0

Gut-Level Integrity (Psalm 26:2)

Call it the “intestinal computer.” Our inward parts—guts, heart and internal organs—are knit together with our moral sensibilities, so that we feel it in our gut when we have to make a tough choice.

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.    

March 1, 2010| 0

Book Review: The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

by Michael Pollan (New York: Penguin Books, 2006. 450 pp) Michael Pollan is a contributing writer for New York Times Magazine and the Knight Professor of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. He has written seven books and countless articles on current agrarian issues. In 2010 alone, Pollan added the Social Justice Champion Award […]