This year, the Oikonomia Network’s annual faculty retreat featured Daniel Aleshire, executive director of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, on the present and future of evangelical theological education. You can listen to his full talk here: Additionally, you can view the handout he provided to attendees. Evangelical Innovators Aleshire began by […]
We are excited to announce Vincent Bacote will be speaking at Karam Forum! Dr. Bacote is an associate professor of theology and the director of the Center for Applied Christian Ethics at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL. He is author and contributor to numerous books, including The Political Disciple: A Theology of Public Life (2015) […]
This review of God’s Story of Work for Kids, a theology of work curriculum by Helen C. Kim, was originally published at The Green Room, a blog for faith and work leaders. Dr. Helen Kim has been involved in children’s ministry as a church staff professional and a volunteer for over 12 years. During that time, […]
Jennifer Woodruff Tait is managing editor of Christian History, content editor for The High Calling at the Theology of Work Project, an Episcopal priest and the author of The Poisoned Chalice. How can theological educators help the business world overcome the division between faith and business? Chuck Conniry is vice president and dean of George Fox Evangelical Seminary […]
Denver Seminary David Buschart, professor of theology and historical studies, associate dean Don Payne, associate professor of theology and Christian formation Dan Steiner, mentoring director “Breadth of impact.” Like the Oikonomia Network, those of us involved in higher education – particularly theological higher education – find ourselves propelled by this vision. A little over six […]
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary The Commonweal Project at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary is dedicated to bringing the unchanging truth of God’s word to bear on matters of work and changing economic conditions, and to promote discipleship in all areas of life. To that end, we seek to engage, equip and encourage our faculty and students […]
In “Christian Personalism,” Anthony Bradley, associate professor of Religious Studies at The King’s College and director of The Center for the Study of Human Flourishing, provided a look the social fallout of the culture wars and how American Christians can respond.
One might think that Philemon has little to say about the theology of work. However pursuing vocation often raises key relational questions, especially in a world consumed by issues of rank and status. How Paul handles the relationship between the slave Onesimus and his master Philemon has a great deal to teach us about issues […]
The Oikonomia Network is delighted to announce that LABI College/Latin American Theological Seminary (LABI/LATS) has become one of our partner schools. We remain deeply grateful to God for bringing us new partnerships, and rely on his grace for much fruitfulness as we walk together in the mission he has given theological education in our time. […]
We now have over 110 educators registered to attend Karam Forum, a two-day gathering for theological educators and Christian academics. The Oikonomia Network national office has provided registration coupons for faculty at ON member schools. These coupons will expire on January 31st, so be sure that you and your colleagues register before then! Also, don’t […]
Sioux Falls Seminary is in its third year of the Kairos Project, an outcome-based, alternative educational track that facilitates flexible learning through contextually-integrated educational moments. It is designed for individuals who are actively engaged in Christian ministry.
The Southeast region of the Evangelical Theological Society is dedicating its March 17-18 meeting to Work, Vocation and Human Flourishing in the Christian Tradition. The meeting will take place on the campus of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, an ON partner school. A plenary address will be delivered by Gene Edward Veith, provost emeritus and professor […]
We now have 94 educators registered to attend Karam Forum, a two-day gathering for theological educators and Christian academics. If you haven’t signed up, consider joining us! We are very excited to announce a new international partnership. Reventure, an Australian trans-denominational Christian organization founded 60 years ago, is going to be offering grants to fund […]
In the “Ball and Chain Myth,” W. Bradford Wilcox, director of the National Marriage Project and associate professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia, provided look at popular attitudes about sacrifice, pleasure and responsibility that are challenging marriage in our culture.
The Oikonomia Network and The Colson Center for Christian Worldview are hosting an event featuring economist P.J. Hill of Wheaton College and Darrell Bock of Dallas Theological Seminary at the upcoming meeting of the Evangelical Theology Society. “The Challenge of Inequality: A Conversation with P.J. Hill and Darrell Bock.” Tuesday, November 15th Grand Hyatt, San Antonio Lone Star […]