News

Stay up to date with the latest developments in and around the Marketplace Institute. You will also find articles from our newsletter, Aqueduct.

December 20, 2012

Marketplace Theology Course with Paul Williams and Preston Manning

Starting on Thursday, January 17, Marketplace Institute Executive Director, Paul Williams, will be teaching a Winter Term course on Marketplace Theology. MI Senior Fellow, Preston Manning, will be co-teaching the course alongside Williams. The Marketplace Theology course aims to help working professionals inhabit a biblical theo...

December 20, 2012

Marketplace Institute to Take a “Cyber-Sabbath” Over the Christmas Season

The Marketplace Institute will be taking a hiatus from activity on our various online networks and outlets from Saturday, December 22 until Tuesday, January 1. We hope that the Christmas and New Year season is a time spent being wholly present in the physical spaces you find yourself celebrating Christ’s birth. Despite the way the...

November 29, 2012

Entrepreneurial Leaders Conference Equips Christian Professionals

On November 8, 2012, we attended the Entrepreneurial Leaders Conference held in downtown Vancouver, BC by the Entrepreneurial Leaders Organization. The event was filled with presentations by experienced Christian entrepreneurs, educators, and authors from Europe, Africa, and various parts of North America gathered to help “equip, con...

November 15, 2012

Faith & Politics Conference Audio and Interview with James K.A. Smith

AQUEDUCT, NOVEMBER 2012 – On October 5-6, 2012, the Marketplace Institute partnered with the Regent College Bookstore and the Center for Catholic-Evangelical Dialogue to host the Faith and Politics in a Fractured World Conference. Some of the topics covered in this two-day event were an analysis of the current North American politica...

November 15, 2012

Help Us Bring Reframe to You!

AQUEDUCT, NOVEMBER 2012 – The Marketplace Institute is currently pursuing production of the new thought-provoking course called ReFrame. Our desire is to raise enough funds to turn the course into an online film series, thus bringing the core foundations of Regent’s world-class teaching to local churches around the world. Especia...

November 15, 2012

Regent College Faculty in Hong Kong for Faith & Global Engagement Event

AQUEDUCT, NOVEMBER 2012 – On November 23-24, 2012, Regent College faculty and staff members Paul Williams, Dr. John G. Stackhouse Jr., Mark Mayhew, and Dr. Rod Wilson will be speaking at Hong Kong University (HKU). This series of workshops and lectures will be the first joint effort between HKU’s Faith and Global Engagement initiat...

November 15, 2012

MI Senior Fellow, Preston Manning, Receives 2012 Alberta Order of Excellence

AQUEDUCT, NOVEMBER 2012 – Preston Manning, the first Senior Fellow of the Regent College Marketplace Institute, was inducted into the 2012 Alberta Order of Excellence on October 17, 2012. “The Alberta Order of Excellence is the highest honour the Province of Alberta can bestow on a citizen” and is awarded to Albertans on the basis of...

October 15, 2012

Oxford Professor of Clinical Oncology, Tim Maughan, Speaks about Euthanasia and the Credible Christian Voice

On Thursday, September 13th, we had the privilege of having clinical oncologist Tim Maughan join us for a forum addressing the question of how Christians can engage publicly on issues of great importance, specifically in the area of euthanasia and assisted dying. With euthanasia rapidly rising as the next major moral policy battle—following in t...

September 27, 2012

MI Associate, Soohwan Park, back in Japan

This past August, Marketplace Institute Associate Soohwan Park returned to Japan for the fifth time since the disastrous tsunami on March 11, 2011. Earlier this year, Soohwan helped organize an international forum of organizations, church networks, and businesses from cities around the world also struck by major natural disasters to share wi...

September 04, 2012

New Website for Marketplace Institute

The Regent College Marketplace Institute is passionate about impacting public discourse and creating change for the common good—change that transforms individuals, communities, industry sectors, and the entire marketplace of ideas. The newly designed Marketplace Institute website provides a vehicle to share, collaborate, and inspire these cha...

July 27, 2012

Steve Shaw appointed Research Coordinator

The Marketplace Institute is pleased to announce the promotion of Steve Shaw to Research Coordinator as of this past May 2012. Steve is no stranger to the MI as an alumnus of the Internship Program in 2010 as well as the Internship Program House Mentor for the past year. His familiarity with the mission and vision of the Marketplace Institute...

July 02, 2012

Senior Fellow Preston Manning gains accolades in the wake of Canada Day

Preston Manning has recently been recognized in the news for his contributions as a national leader. The Man Who Loved His Country In a culture generally suspicious of its political leaders and skeptical of any altruistic intent in pursuing public office, Preston Manning is described in terms of his political engagement out of a genuin...

March 15, 2012

Taking Theological Innovation to Disaster-stricken Fukushima, Japan

AQUEDUCT, MARCH 2012 – One of the ways the Marketplace Institute engages the public square is by consulting and advising various organizations in innovative processes stemming from our research projects. Most recently, the MI has been privileged to work with a group of Christian NGOs on disaster relief efforts in Fukushima, Japan to bring gospel...

March 14, 2012

An Interview With Preston Manning

AQUEDUCT, MARCH 2012 Can you tell us about where your passions lie? What are your predominant concerns right now in light of your work with the Manning Centre for Building Democracy and particularly the Marketplace Institute? One of the conclusions I’ve come to from my active work in the political arena is that political people – and by...

March 12, 2012

Why does the MI have an Internship Program?

AQUEDUCT, MARCH 2012 – To some, an internship might seem like a strange offering in a highly academic environment. It is certainly not the case that Regent College students are want for an even greater workload. In fact, many of us set out each term wondering how we will accomplish everything before us, and end each year somewhat mystified by th...

March 12, 2012

Christian Social Enterprise Incubator

AQUEDUCT, MARCH 2012 – The MI Social Enterprise Incubator continues to encourage the start-up and development of Christian social enterprises globally. The first cohort of former enterprise course students – launched last October – met via the internet in January and February, spanning Bangladesh, Vancouver, Calgary and South Africa. The grou...

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