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

December 09, 2014

Paul Williams Addresses Challenges in Seminary Education

Paul Williams recently spoke at the Faith@Work Summit in Boston about the issues facing seminary and university education. One of the biggest issues he highlighted was how so many Christians have an anemic theology of work, vocation, and mission. He also highlights how seminaries have largely contributed to this problem through its style of e...

December 02, 2014

ReFrame featured on Context TV with Lorna Dueck!

Recently Paul Williams and Ceri Rees sat down with Lorna Dueck of Context TV to share about the ReFrame Course. Watch as they discuss how a larger understanding of the gospel enables us to live more integrated lives. If you missed the airing this past Sunday, check it out here!For more information on the ReFrame Course, check out www.reframecour...

November 05, 2014

We are thrilled to announce the ReFrame film series is now available!!

After many months of filming and production, the ReFrame course has been launched! Visit the brand new ReFrame website www.reframecourse.com to see two full episodes, previews for all 10 sessions, information on leading a course, and to purchase. Alistair McIntyre writes, “I can only answer the question, what am I to do, if I can first answer t...

January 21, 2014

Join us for "Christians, Media and the Public Square" a workshop with Peter Lynas

Thursday, January 24th, 12:15 - 1:30 PM, Regent College Rm 100If you are worried about how Christians are portrayed in the media, how to speak well on difficult issues or the impact all this is having on the church and what we can do about it, then this workshop is for you. Join us this Thursday, January 23rd, at 12:15 pm as Peter Lynas shares ...

May 29, 2014

An Interview with Ceri Rees, the MI's new Director

Russell Pinson recently sat down with the MI's new Director, Ceri Rees, to hear her reflections on working at the MI thus far and her vision for the MI's next season. Ceri joined MI staff in February 2014, taking the reins from Mark Mayhew, who is stepping down to pursue other horizons. Q: For those not familiar with the MI, how do you describe...

May 27, 2014

Why Faith, Business, and the Environment Need One Another

How can business enable Christians, as image bearers, to unlock the potential of the created world? These questions and more will be discussed as Crouch leads us in thinking about the role of business in helping Christians fulfill their human mission in creation. In partnership with A Rocha and City in Focus, the Marketplace Institute is please...

May 06, 2014

“Creatures at Play” in Hong Kong

It’s a dangerous thing letting artists run wild in a foreign country; even more dangerous to let them talk about such things as art, play and the imagination and how they can integrate with both our faith and workplace! This past March, the Marketplace Institute decided to “unleash the creatives” by asking Dr. Iwan Russell-Jones (Euge...

April 24, 2014

Learning from Lincoln with Preston Manning

Using the 2012 film Lincoln as an entry point, Preston Manning explored issues of leadership, public faith, and politics in an intimate, conversational setting at Regent College on April 11th. After the presentation, Manning answered questions on political issues of all sorts from Regent College students, professors, and members of the public. ...

April 01, 2014

Food Forethought now available!

The Marketplace Institute is pleased to announce Food Forethought, our new four-part video series which explores the relation of food to the Christian faith. "Human beings are unique in that we don't just eat to fuel ourselves," explains Professor Loren Wilkinson, "we have meals; we have feasts. Eating is also an occasion for communicati...

March 19, 2014

Lessons in Leadership from Lincoln - a Dialogue with Preston Manning

On April 11th the Marketplace Institute will be hosting an evening of conversation and film with Preston Manning. Looking through the lens of the life of U.S President, Abraham Lincoln, Preston Manning will lead us through honest discussion on how to navigate moral issues in an elected democratic assembly. With extensive clips from the 2012 film...

January 31, 2014

"Business as Usual or Business for Good?" MI presents at HKU's Faith and Global Engagment Event

In November 2013 a team of staff and board members from the Marketplace Institute traveled to Hong Kong to join Hong Kong University's Faith and Global Engagement Initiative for a series of events around the question of Christians in Business and the role of faith in social enterprise. The weekend was “an excellent example of the possibilities o...

January 29, 2014

Recent Vancouver Sun article on Preston Manning's role in political education

This recent Vancouver Sun article looks at the various efforts Preston Manning has undertaken to increase political education, including the founding of three political training programs since leaving office. Regardless of one's political affiliations it is certainly encouraging to see what he has accomplished.Click here to read to the full art...

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