Kern Family Foundation
Mid-Term Grant Report
This resource page contains addendum material to the master document submitted May 3, 2017.
Faith, Work, & Economics Testimonial Videos Created for Worship, Social Media, & the Web
Sampling of Faith, Work, & Economics Oriented Blogs Posted on Web & Social Media
Majority Whip, Rep. Steve Scalise, is gunned down at a baseball game. A Congressman playing America's favorite pastime is shot for his political positions? America is ill. Case Thorp calls for a renewed citizenry.
Today, many people justify actions or an argument under the mantle of “social justice.” In many of these cases, however, the term social justice remains undefined. It becomes a blunt force instrument to support actions that on the surface may seem compassionate, but in reality may be unhealthy or even destructive.
You might be wondering what does this particular blog have to do with The Collaborative or at the very least thinking this article seems to be a little out of our mainstream. At first glance you would be correct, however, upon closer examination the broader important themes begin to emerge as well as the relationship to matters of faith and work.
An article in The Wall Street Journal explored the dilemma of gossip in the workplace. Entitled They’re Gossiping About You: Strategies to Silence the Office Rumor Mill; the Talk Can Even Work in Your Favor, the article chronicles just that. Complete with winsome pictures and flow charts, Sue Shellenbarger’s column gives the following advice to frustrated nine-to-fivers:
For our first installment of The 6 Questions Blog, we feature John Pinel, Orlando Business Journal Realtor/Broker of the Year for 2017. Get a peek behind the curtain of faith, work and economics...
"When we trust our feelings more than anything else, we stop trusting expert knowledge. And it could kill us." This is the sentiment that Tom Nichols and James K.A. Smith discuss in the Spring 2017 issue of Comment Magazine.
No matter how confident we are, none of us is immune from feelings of inadequacies in our work. Questions stream into our consciousness without notice: Am I up for the task? Is my life a disappointment to God? Am I meeting expectations? What is God doing in my life? Does my work have meaning?
We all share in our universal struggle for meaningful lives that fulfill a purpose, while at the same time give us the fruit of a flourishing life, namely, contentment. The problem is most of us go about our pursuit in all the wrong ways.
A Year in Review
The Collaborative Advisory Board Meeting Documents
Articles in FPCO's Columns Magazine
City Center Mindset by Jen Kaiser, Summer 2016
Renewing Culture by David Swanson, Spring 2017
6 Approaches to Evangelism by Case Thorp, Spring 2017
And a little lagniappe before you go...