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CIB News Archive

  • The Days After and the Days Ahead

    Jun 6, 2014

    Following the shooting on SPU's campus on June 5, our heartfelt prayers are for the families of the victims - especially Paul Lee's family - and those who witnessed the event. We are grateful for the courage of the students who subdued the shooter, for the wonderful expressions of faith and hope in the midst of grief and loss, and for those who are providing care and support in the aftermath. We welcome your prayers for the healing and restoration of our community.

  • Faith@Work Summit

    Jun 3, 2014

    October 24-25 in Boston - A renewed commitment to integrating faith at work continues to grow in the workplace and the church. Literature on faith at work abounds. Initiatives keep springing up at seminaries, business schools, and workplace ministries. It all appears to be led by God's spirit and not the effort of a single person or organization.

    Find much more information on the conference website.

  • World Class Hospitality

    May 12, 2014

    On March 21, CIB and local partner C3 Leaders convened 30 business leaders at Canlis for the second Just Business Roundtable. Learn more...

  • Webinar: Remembering the Sabbath

    May 9, 2014

    May 29 - As our 24/7 world presses us to do more in less time and with fewer resources, the idea of Sabbath is countercultural. Dr. Denise Daniels presents a webinar on Remembering the Sabbath. Details and registration info...

  • 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 very pleased to co-host James K.A. (Jamie) Smith on May 1 for an 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...

  • Alan Barnhart

    Family Business Breakfast

    Mar 7, 2014

    June 11 - We are delighted that Alan Barnhart (owner and president of Barnhart Crane & Rigging) is coming to the SPU campus for an invitation-only breakfast event. If you are involved in a family business and would like to attend, please contact for additional information.

    Learn more about the Barnhart family and business.

  • 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.