CIB Events and Connections Archive

The Center for Integrity in Business exists to serve you by drawing on the best of theological and management scholarship and practice. Below are some of our recent events. For more information, and to learn more about how you can participate in our work, contact the Center.

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Laity Lodge

Convergence and Collaboration: Toward a Biblical Vision for Business

Thursday, October 14, 2010, 10 a.m.–
Sunday, October 17, 2010, 8:30 p.m.

The CIB and the Laity Leadership Institute (Foundations for Laity Renewal) co-hosted a retreat at Laity Lodge (Frio River Canyon, Texas), with 35 thought- and practice-leaders from around the world gathering to deepen their understanding of a biblical approach to business.

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Kiros Seattle breakfast with Jeff Hawk

Friday, September 17, 2010, 7 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Jeff Hawk currently serves as Director of Government, Environment, and Certification for Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner. He shared some of his thoughts about the Dreamliner, and reflected on his 32 years at Boeing and the long-term impact of work.


Kiros Seattle breakfast with Michael Keller

Friday, August 27, 2010, 7 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Michael Keller shared his testimony. He currently works as a business consultant with British Telecom.

"Why Business Matters to God" seminar with Jeff Van Duzer

Monday, July 26, 2010, 12 a.m.–
Monday, August 30, 2010, 12 a.m.

CIB, Pinnacle Forum, and the Seattle Christian Foundation banded together to offer half-day seminars for business leaders on Why Business Matters to God (And What Still Needs to Be Fixed). Jeff Van Duzer (Dean of Seattle Pacific University's School of Business and Economics), taught from his new book of the same title.

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"Ethics and Work and Faith" seminar with Martien Kelderman

Tuesday, July 20, 2010, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

CIB hosted Martien Kelderman on the SPU campus. Kelderman is the CEO of the Fountain Institute, a faith in the marketplace ministry in New Zealand.

Kelderman brings vast experience in education, corporate chaplaincy, for-profit business, and nonprofit management. He discussed work and faith issues he has encountered in New Zealand, and practical, biblical models for helping business people wrestle with ethical dilemmas. Some of his current research focuses on a theology of profit.