Office of Faith, Work and Economics

Jesus and Loan Forgiveness-Pre-liminary Research Findings

I had previously neglected in my research to carefully investigate the Aramaic language that potentially lies behind the Greek of Matt 6:12, in particular, the Aramaic word for debt that may have come from the lips of Jesus.  I have found that the Aramaic word for “debt” can refer to both money and sin, which… Read More »

INfluence Summer Internship

This summer, I have been invited to join the INfluence Internship Program in Selma, AL. As an initiative of Blue Jean Selma church, INfluence works with companies in Dallas County. I was given an opportunity to learn little bit of everything at several different locations such as Blue Jean Church, Arsenal Place, and Hope Academy.… Read More »

A Summer in Selma

Summer in Selma have been super fun and challenging! We are coming into our last week working with the kids and programs and it will be sad to leave but I’m excited to come back to Wilmore! Highlight: This summer I was privilege to work within a community of people who live life entirely different… Read More »

Planting and Harvesting

Planting and harvesting  at the community garden has been an awesome experience for me this summer. I have never really done anything close to this-my attempts at gardening was almost 20 years ago and it was nothing to write home about. But here we were blessed with the generosity of brethren, with the possibility of… Read More »

Reflections from a Small Business Incubator Owner

I just want to briefly share the story of my small business with you. Well, honestly it was not my intention to start this small business (SB). I believe that God gave me this opportunity to learn something important from the SB. Practically I am learning many things, working hard in the field and selling… Read More »


At this point in the semester, I feel like I have gained so much from my internship. Recently, I had one conversation with my placement supervisor that has been very enlightening.  I had noticed that a sort of mission statement, which is on the wall, didn’t really match up with what we’re doing.  It talks… Read More »

3 Reasons Why Christians In The Marketplace Should Strive To Be Culturally Aware

It goes without saying, as Christians we are not exempt from engaging evil of every kind, even something as complex as racism or sexism. We must be willing and prepared to fight this evil in our workplace. Last week, I met my business mentor, for the first time. Before I talk about my initial encounter… Read More »

Revival–Breaking Barriers

“So if God gave them the same gift as he gave us, who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I to think that I could oppose God.” (Acts 11:17) This month I was fortunate to spend another long weekend in Selma, AL. Just breathing the revival air in Selma puts wind in my… Read More »

How Long Will The Wait Be?

As I continue this semester to intern, I am continuing to be amazed at how much awareness I have to my surroundings and the plight of others. I believe that I have always been observant of what goes on around me, yet I am realizing that I have been blind to a lot of situations… Read More »

Don’t Call Me Bossy

I recently took the 360 Leadership Review: an overall assessment of one’s leadership from self, peers, and leaders above and under him/her. I actually never did it before so I decided to do it because I was intrigued by what my results may look like. I found the constructive critiques to be beneficial to me as it pertained… Read More »