In this extract from Pieter’s talk at the FDI 2022 Conference, he explains how investors of capital are also stewards of relationships - and he gives practical advice on how to level the playing fields in those traditionally unequal relationships.
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.
What would it be like if the best Christian asset managers, fund managers, investors, and entrepreneurs consistently gave attention to nation-to-nation, continent-to-continent investments that solved problems their Father cared about? Brett Johnson explores how money can actually "buy love" by supplying the things our brothers and sisters need today that will cause them to thank God for love made tangible.
While the false mandate of maximizing shareholder value has given some owners fabulous returns, it has also destroyed communities, decimated the natural environment, and eroded the moral fabric of society. Brett argues that God has a world-blessing mandate for his marketplace ministers - rooted in the Hebrew concept of 'the household'.
Is successfully balancing our intellectual, physical, spiritual and social lives achievable? With wit and insight, Brett explains why we shouldn't strive for balance - but for work-faith-life integration.
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