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  • From the front lines

    Mar 20, 2014

    SPU Seminary student Jeremiah Hinton gives a very clear and helpful description of how participating in a "Community of Practice" has transformed his thinking about business, faith, and work. Learn more...

  • Imagining and Desiring the Kingdom

    Mar 19, 2014

    CIB and Center for Biblical and Theological Education are co-hosting James K.A. (Jamie) Smith's informal lecture and Q&A on his books, Desiring the Kingdom and Imagining the Kingdom. Dr. Smith is an award-winning author, and teaches philosophy at Calvin College. Learn more...

  • Transported by Giving

    Mar 7, 2014

    The Business: Barnhart Crane & Rigging aims to be “the best heavy lift and heavy transport company.” Its expertise includes projects in accelerated bridge construction, nuclear power generation, petroleum refining, power transmission and distribution, renewable energy, and much more.

    The Brothers: When Alan and Eric Barnhart assumed leadership of the family’s business in 1986, their first steps included a promise to keep their lifestyles simple and modest and to be generous with the business more broadly... Learn more...

    We are delighted that Alan Barnhart is coming to the SPU campus for an invitation-only event on June 11. If you are involved in a family business and would like to attend, please contact cib@spu.edu for additional information.

  • CIB's first webinar now available for viewing

    Feb 25, 2014

    Dr. Bruce Baker presented CIB's first webinar on February 20, 2014. "A Truth-Seeker's Guide to Big Data" offers a thoughtful and engaging presentation of how big data reduces people to digital commodities, and measures to help preserve human dignity. The recorded presentation is available on CIB's YouTube channel or in CIB's iTunesU library (see left navigation bar), and includes both the audio track and the accompanying slides.

  • Entrepreneurship and Mission

    Jan 9, 2014

    Interested in practical ecclesiology, economic sustainability, and entrepreneurship's place in the church? Dive into an intensive two-weekend course in January and February which includes visiting examples of social impact, church planting, and business as mission.

    Details and registration.

  • CIB's First Webinar - February 20, 2014

    Jan 9, 2014

    Dr. Bruce Baker will present A Truth-seeker's Guide to Big Data, CIB's first webinar. Join us online on February 20 at 10:00 a.m. to hear Professor Baker bring his entrepreneurial, ethical, and theological training and experiences to bear on how we might chart a faithful response. Presentation will be followed by Q&A. Learn more about the webinar.

    Register online.

  • Technology Conference Paper Published

    Jan 5, 2014

    "The Digital Society" conference (hosted by CIB in June 2012) gathered technology developers, technology users, and technology resisters to rethink the Christian commentary on technology for the 21st century. What could this diverse gathering say about technology? Nothing was unanimous, but there was broad agreement around a collection of issues summarized in this recently-published paper. Recordings and additional links are available on the conference website.

  • Make Your Work Matter: Forging a Fit as a Pathway to Purpose

    Dec 16, 2013

    On January 16, 2014, Dr. Bryan Dik, Associate Professor of Psychology at Colorado State University, will talk about the theological and biblical understanding of calling. He's a well-known speaker and author, and we look forward to welcoming him to the SPU campus. More info »

  • CIB Interviews Denise Daniels

    Nov 3, 2013

    The Center for Integrity in Business interviews Professor of Management and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies Denise Daniels about her thoughts on faith and work, Sabbath-keeping, key principles of business leadership, women in the workplace, and more. Read the interview (PDF).

  • "Business as a Calling" Day to Feature Misfit Wearables Founder Sonny Vu

    Oct 24, 2013

    The School of Business and Economics and the CIB are delighted that Sonny Vu will be this year’s “Business as a Calling” Day speaker on November 7, 2013. Sonny is the founder, chair, and CEO of Misfit Wearables and the founder, former chair, and CEO of AgaMatrix. More information.

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