One topic in Christian theology that seems to generate more questions than answers, is that of God’s sovereignty and man’s free will. And yet it cannot be ignored, because it directly impacts the way we approach life, including work. In this article, Sibs Sibanda deftly explores the tension between being subject to the actions of others, and being masters of our own destiny.
Although biblical faith is based on divine revelation, it also meets the demands of intellectual inquiry. Sibs Sibanda interrogates the false contradiction between faith and reason, which delegitimises the Christian perspective in public discourse and business philosophy. Essential reading for those who want to overcome the sacred-secular divide, and align their (whole) lives with God's model of reality.
In this article, originally published on the Avodah Group's website, Jun Shiomitsu explores how our view of God affects our entrepreneurial journey. He discusses the delicate balance between fearing God and loving God.
Andy Agaba tells the story of how he founded Hiinga, a Christ-Centered Impact Investing Fund. He discusses the fact that poverty is multi-generational, and so, solutions should also focus on more than one generation.
This interview summary was first published on Mergon’s blog on October 20, 2022. In the interview with Ziwani’s Sibs Sibanda, Mergon COO Gauché Radley gives us a fresh perspective on what it means to ‘love your neighbour’ in business today. In a fast-paced world of competition where winner takes all, he shares how ‘laying down power’ and ‘moving at the speed of trust’ will always get you further in the long run.
Alex Matovu believes that when it comes to the legal sector, there needn't be losers in order to have winners. He believes that competitors should rather be viewed as collaborators, because the ultimate goal is the delivery of justice in society.
Too many of us set our hope on temporal things, and we indiscriminately embrace the same philosophies, pursue the same outcomes, and define success in the same way as non-Christians. In this foundational article, Sibs Sibanda examines why and how Christian hope should influence our approach to business. Ultimately, our 'confident expectation of the age to come' is an anchor that enables, and sustains, our freedom and joy.
Work is sometimes viewed as a necessary evil, and even among those with a more biblically aligned view, it can certainly feel like that sometimes. Which is why a discussion of love for God and neighbour in the context of business may come as a bit of a surprise. In this article, Sibs Sibanda explores the relationship between love and work, and makes a strong case for why believers should view business from the perspective of love.
Originally published by The Gospel Coalition Africa, this blog looks at how the Bible provides guidance for the person in customer service, and the author provides three helpful reminders for engaging with customers and clients in a Christ-honouring way.
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