Remembering John Mooney

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Early on April 27, 2018, John Mooney passed to his glory. He, along with Louis Grams and Bud Rose, were the founders of Christians in Commerce. Louis Grams shares his memories of John and the origins of Christians in Commerce. By Louis Grams In the late seventies, I met John at a business conference at […]

Face-To-Face

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By Rich Preuss “I never told you he stole the bike.” Such a simple sentence has so many potential meanings. Read it over and over but put the emphasis on a different word each time. Now think of all the emails, texts, and tweets that you receive in a day. In our fast-paced work environment, […]

Whom Do You Serve?

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By Art Klaum “Who do you work for?” In social or networking situations, this is not an uncommon conversation starter. A follow-up question may be, “What industry or market segment do you serve?” How would you answer these questions? I think many people who read this article may get stuck searching for an immediate answer. […]

The Bridge of Humility

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By Gary Brown For the past three years, I have served in the prayer ministry at my church. People from all walks of life come seeking help for their depression, loneliness, insecurities, marriage troubles, relationship struggles, addictions and a host of other things. We encounter many of these same problems in our interactions with coworkers, […]

Putting Humility to Work

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The atmosphere of our workplaces can be very competitive and success-oriented. It’s emphasis on achievement, recognition, and position makes us vulnerable to self-absorption, self-assertion, and self-exaltation. Focus on self is an addiction in our society. No greater preoccupation threatens the light of Christ shining through his disciples. Fourteen hundred years ago, St. Benedict developed a 12-step […]

Steering the Ship

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Although ships are large and are driven by strong winds, they are steered by a very small rudder… Likewise, the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts.” (James 3: 4-5) As Christians, we are called to speak in ways that honor the Lord. As Christians in the workplace, we can […]