Tag: work

Creating Conversation: The Christian meaning of work

Creating Conversation is a weekly editorial, curated by the Centre for Missional Leadership, that gives opportunity for people to speak about issues they believe are vital for the church in Vancouver.  One of the goals of this weekly article is to…

Business as Mission Conference attracts high profile leaders

During an interview with Forbes magazine, Gloria Nelund said, “The whole firm is really dedicated to creating and sponsoring funds that will prove to investors that they don’t have to give up investment returns to do good.” Nelund, who is…

John Fluevog’s shoes ‘walk in the spirit of God’

John Fluevog is celebrating 50 years in business, with John Fluevog Shoes having grown from a humble local enterprise to a network of 25 stores around North America, and a couple overseas. A new book and an exhibit at UBC…

Around Town: UrbanPromise, ReFrame, Missions Fest, Assisted Suicide . . .

UrbanPromise Vancouver is back in business, following a three-year hiatus. The  youth ministry has hired Abraham Han as executive director and will re-start programs in Surrey and Vancouver. Lloyd Mackey wrote this about UrbanPromise on this site May 7, 2014: UrbanPromise’s…

FaithTech’s Vancouver Hackathon (and others) take faith into the workplace

Several conferences and gatherings are exploring the relationship between work and faith this fall. FaithTech: Vancouver Hackathon The new kid on the block is FaithTech, which will be running Vancouver Hackathon, a free three-day conference November 17 – 19 at the Network Hub…