Kingdom values have helped bring radical transformation in society precisely when Christians understood their calling to be salt and light in the public square.
Photos of the Lausanne Movement Global Workplace Forum, celebrated in Manila.
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“The marketplace is the perfect place to build community and to show people who Jesus is, as well as having a positive social and economic impact”, says Mark Plummer.
As with any addiction, the brain always wants more, harder, more intense. Saying that one can actually change the likings of the enormous mass of consumers towards a kind of porn that is non-violent and non-sexist, is a lie.
“We want people to remember their Creator during their youth, and then to run fast, shining brightly for His glory throughout their working lives”, says Graduate Impact coordinator Tim Vickers.
The Forum of Young Christian Entrepreneurs gathered 500 people in its second edition. Mgliwè Simdinatome leads a movement to equip young Christians as they start their first business projects.
Businesses like Purnaa, Made in Freedom and Roam Living are helping to change the textile industry by offering good jobs in a context dominated by exploitation.
Politicians and business people all over the world have a high interest in the issue of “reconciliation”, says the director of RZIM. “People need to see that there is a distinct, unique and vital contribution that is made through the Gospel”.
“For the church, ‘Bitcoin’, like any other payment mechanism, has to be an instrument to distribute justice”, says economist Jorge Saguar.
Richard Novák is 26 years old and lives in Prague. He told us what it means to be Christian in his everyday job as an accounts manager for a packaging distribution company.
The European Association of Economy and Competitiveness recognises the professional career in oral and dental medicine of Betel Dental Social Clinic, an evangelical project.
More than 32,000 cases of human trafficking have been analysed by Polaris, a leader in the global fight to eradicate modern slavery.
Eighteen Spanish young professionals are trained to put into practice biblical principles in their personal and professional lives. They will also have a one year mentoring.
Poland passes a law to almost completely end Sunday shopping by 2020.
Experts in migration Anita Delhaas and Noemi Mena have founded “a platform which helps refugees through building networks, education and employment opportunities.”
Spanish group Evangelicals in Economy and Business organises conference for business leaders. Meeting regularly with fellow believers is “vitally important”, says experienced businessman Peter Briscoe.
The Business Ministry Training took place in Málaga, to connect European ministries focused on the business world.
Alphabet will be a conglomerate of companies, the largest of which is Google. The new structure will be introduced in phases over the coming months.
British Christians give 5 reasons to respect Sundays. A The Guardian columnist argues politicians “worship the god of finance.”
Christian businessmen tell the BBC how their Christian faith affects important decisions. “Values are passed down.”
Fred Catherwood continuously encouraged young people to engage in political and social life, since he was convinced that the Word of God was the ethical roadmap par excellence for a world wrought by upheavals and confusion.