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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"Good Business and Good Story" seminar with Micheal Flaherty

Tuesday, May 4, 2010, 9 a.m.–
Wednesday, May 5, 2010, 8:30 p.m.

Micheal Flaherty is co-Founder and President of Walden Media. He is also a gracious and energetic entrepreneur, as we saw during the two days he spent at SPU. He discussed what makes for good business and good storytelling, and how Walden Media (producer of films such as The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Holes) works to improve child literacy by getting kids excited about good movies and good literature.


Kiros Seattle breakfast with David Gill

Friday, April 30, 2010, 7 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

David Gill was recently appointed as the Mockler-Phillips Professor of Workplace Theology and Business Ethics at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and he spoke on the theology of business ethics.

CIB Chapel series - Steve Bell

Tuesday, April 27, 2010, 9:30 a.m.–11 a.m.

Steve Bell, President and CEO of Pacific Crest Industries, spoke about "my grace is sufficient for you." He shared some of what he has learned about himself, others, his business, and his relationship with God by providing leadership in very tough economic times.

Pacific Crest is a highly regarded, family-owned custom cabinet manufacturer. The company focuses on excellent service, craftsmanship, eco-sensitive manufacturing processes, and social responsibility.

"The Role of Business in Stopping Human Trafficking and Slavery" - seminar with David Batstone

Friday, April 16, 2010, 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

David Batstone is President of the Not for Sale Campaign. There are more than 27 million slaves in the world today - more than at the height of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. This concern must be a priority for Christians, and business has a crucial role to play.

CIB partnered with SPU's The Abolition and the Center for Biblical and Theological Education to encourage awareness, consider the theological mandate for action, and promote involvement in combating this awful injustice.

CIB Chapel series - Uli Chi

Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 9:30 a.m.–11 a.m.

Uli Chi, Founder and Chair of Computer Human Interaction, spoke on "Life in the Intersection: Reflections on Leadership in the Way of Jesus."

Watch the presentation on iTunes.


Kiros Seattle breakfast with Mike Smay

Friday, March 26, 2010, 7 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

Mike Smay describes his style as a Sales Executive at Stoneway Electric Supply Company as "relational sales." He challenged the commonly-held split between sacred and secular, and offered thoughts about considering all of life as sacred.