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Theology of Work Project
An extensive Bible commentary, topical articles, and audio/video resources that examine faith and work from a Christian perspective.

The Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
Aims to educate and inspire Christians to live out a Biblical theology that integrates faith, work, and economics. Their site is filled with great resources and research.

The Gospel Coalition Faith and Work Channel
Articles, interviews, and other resources on how Christians can live out their faith in all of life.

RightNow Media Faith and Work Channel and RightNow Media@Work
A great collection of Bible studies and teaching series on faith and work. RightNow Media@Work is a faith-based library for businesses and organizations

Patheos Faith and Work Channel
Several blogs on faith and work.

Q
Q was birthed out of Gabe Lyons’ vision to see Christians, especially leaders, recover a vision for their historic responsibility to renew and restore cultures. Their site hosts helpful, thought-provoking resources and their conferences are top-notch.

Comment Magazine
Comment is one of the core publications of Cardus, a think tank devoted to renewing North American social architecture, rooted in 2000 years of Christian social thought. In their print and online essays and reviews they provide “public theology for the common good,” zooming in on the multiple components that make up this “social architecture”: the institutions that serve as the scaffolding and skeleton of social life. 

Acton Institute
Seeks to articulate a vision of society that is both free and virtuous, the end of which is human flourishing. To clarify this relationship, the Institute holds seminars and publishes various books, monographs, periodicals, and articles.

General Faith, Work, and Economics Ministries

yJl7OB3sSpOdEIpHhZhd_DSC_1929_1Denver Institute for Faith and Work
Aims to form men and women who live for Christ in all of life, bear witness to the gospel in every area of culture, and serve the needs of the world with the work of their hands.

Flourish San Diego
Helps people and churches become who they were created to be so they may join God to help their city and world flourish and become all that it can be.

The Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation, and Culture
Dedicated to advancing the idea that vocation is integral, not incidental, to the mission of God in the world. They have worked closely with numerous seminaries, colleges, universities, foundations, congregations, and ministries who are also invested in the pursuit of whole-life discipleship. In all of its writing, speaking, and programs, the Institute is committed to common grace for the common good, always exploring the coherence between faith, vocation, and culture.

SURGE Network
Surge exists to equip leaders in all fields and vocations to live as sent people to bless our broken world. They have Surge School, lunches and seminars, and a missional training center.

New York City Leadership Center
The vision of the NYC Leadership Center is to catalyze Christian leaders to impact their city. They focus on training ministry and marketplace leaders who will collaborate on innovative initiatives within urban centers. They put on the annual Movement Day, have a leadership fellows program, have a marketplace initiative, and run a helpful blog at Patheos.

Fellowship Programs

shutterstock_141036148Gotham Fellowship
An intensive, top tier training program of Redeemer NYC committed to training young adults for gospel leadership in the world. Provides the theological, spiritual, and relational foundations required for meaningful and sustainable integration of faith and work.

Cascade Fellows
A rigorous program for Christian professionals who long for a deeper connection between their faith and their daily work.

Kansas City Fellows
A marketplace fellowship program for recent college graduates in Kansas City. Part of the broader Fellows Initiative, which has a presence in many cities.

For Educators and Pastors

Oikonomia Network
A learning community of theological educators and evangelical seminaries helping pastors equip people for whole-life discipleship, fruitful work and economic wisdom.

Center for Public Theology
The Center for Public Theology at Midwestern Seminary features the engagement of a secular order with the riches of confessional theology. The resulting collision of these worlds they call “public theology,” for they seek to consider how biblical doctrine speaks to the major issues of the public square. The CPT generates content and hosts events that will aid God’s people in their efforts to bring truth to bear on the public square.

The CPT has a special goal of strengthening the hand of ministers–and other ministry leaders—for it believes that the key role in Christ’s kingdom is the pastor-theologian.

Church-Based

photo-1447639703758-f525f36456bfRedeemer Center for Faith and Work
One of the premier faith and work ministries in the nation. They exist to explore and investigate the gospel’s unique power to renew hearts, communities, and the world, in and through our day-to-day work. As the cultural renewal arm of Redeemer Presbyterian Church, they foster, shepherd, and empower the church as it is scattered, living and working out in the world, beyond the walls of any one gathered place of worship.

Saddleback@Work
Educates, encourages and equips believers to live out their faith in the workplace. They have a business connection ministry that helps business leaders and owners receive professional and spiritual leadership and have also created tools and material for every church participant to start a workplace small group.

College and University-Based

Regent College’s Marketplace Institute
A theological research and design institute located within Regent College in Vancouver, Canada. Aims to take the gospel public by connecting faith to all of life.

Faith and Work Center at LeTourneau University
Helps professionals, students, and churches experience Christ’s transforming presence and power in every workplace in every nation.

Mockler Center for Faith and Ethics in the Workplace
Their mission is to explore and promote biblical Christian ethics, values, and insights for today’s workplaces — and to bring helpful insights and experiences from workplace laity to the church and its leadership. Serves the seminary and university, academy and marketplace, church and workplace.

InterVarsity MBA Program
Resources students and professionals with information on community, spiritual formation, service and evangelism, and the integration of faith and work.

Seattle Pacific Center for Integrity in Business
Tackles head-on the real-life challenges faced by business leaders. They seek to bring a distinct Christian perspective to work, believing that biblical insight and theological understanding are essential for effective business leadership in the world today.

shutterstock_193437935Bethel University’s Work with Purpose
Seeks to help the church come to an integrated, kingdom vision of work, vocation, and economics. Serves pastors, students, workers, lay leaders and congregants alike as they come to see work through eyes of faith.

Opus: The Art of Work at Wheaton College
Dedicated to studying and teaching about the place of human work in God’s created order and in His Kingdom. They work with faculty, staff and students to engender a vision for how Christians are called to various kinds of work and what our vocations mean in this broken world.

For Institutional Leaders

New City Commons
A social impact consulting firm that seeks to support institutional leaders in the work of reimagining the common good, reinvigorating cultural institutions, and renewing civic life. Combines scholarly knowledge with institutional experience to create innovative models and materials for leaders seeking to serve the common good in a variety of institutional settings.

Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation
For over 35 years, the Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation has invested in leaders and organizations that are committed to the flourishing of our city. They invite leaders from all sectors —companies, churches, startups, and executives — to discover the best version of themselves, lead with excellence, and become part of the community that is emerging as the inspiring navigators of what’s possible in Pittsburgh.

Entrepreneurship

Praxis
Praxis creates cultural and social impact through entrepreneurship. They do this by equipping and resourcing a growing portfolio of faith-motivated entrepreneurs who have committed their lives to cultural and social impact, seeking to renew the spirit of our age one organization at a time.

Hustle PHX
Trains church volunteers in helping entrepreneurs launch businesses.

Poverty and Community Development

photo-1464142084585-c6ded77b9710The Chalmers Center
The Chalmers Center’s vision is for local churches to declare and demonstrate to people who are poor that Jesus Christ is making all things new. They equip churches to walk alongside people who are poor, breaking the spiritual, social, and material bonds of poverty.

For the City Network
Maximizes and catalyzes individual, community, and city restoration efforts. We do this by developing communities and connecting people, churches, and organizations – all for God’s glory.