Holy Ground

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By Tim Rowland Recently a new CIC member was asking how, in a practical way, to live out our mission. (“To encourage and equip Christians to be God’s presence in the workplace by the power of the Holy Spirit, exercising faith, integrity and excellence.”) He confessed to feeling ill-equipped and overwhelmed by the thought. I […]

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. […]

Drive Like Jesus Would

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Most of us have a commute to work; some longer and more challenging than others. How we drive to work can say a lot about our view of the world, our fellow citizens, and even our coworkers. It might even have a big impact on the day we – and those around us – might […]

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 […]