Posts by Renita


Over the last three weeks, we’ve seen the impact of a quadruple bottom line applied in the workplace through Brian, Patience, and Michael.  I’ve been so thankful for the feedback and encouragement from many of you in response. But we are beginning to see (again, thanks to the work of Willson and Kaemingk’s book, Work and Worship) that the “church gathered to church scattered” is only half of the...

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This is the last of three blogs that I wanted to put out, telling the story of several Christians who are living out a quadruple bottom line in their work.  I hope that it shows how every Christian, in every workplace, can have a quadruple bottom line to fulfill the Great Commitment of Genesis 1 and 2, the Great Commandment of Matthew 22, and the Great Commission of Matthew 28.  We believe the world would look and operate...

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Patience, a 33-year-old mother of three from Northern Ghana, has been working as a hotel housecleaner for the past four years.  “It’s hard work,” she says, “but I’m blessed to work for someone who is a Christian and who frequently reminds us that our goal is to be a blessing for the customer.” When Patience’s church began a workplace ministry identifying the importance of recognizing the quadruple bottom line for every...

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At the beginning of January, I started writing one of five booklets that Discipling Marketplace Leaders is putting together for the ministry.  The booklet I’m working on is focused on the Quadruple Bottom Line.  In some intensive work that we did in 2020 to examine the outcomes and impacts of DML, we have realized that the real behavioral and belief changes that we want to see will be measured by the application and...

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Donkeys are ordinary, awkward creatures.  They are normally used in many parts of Africa as pack animals, for carrying or pulling things.  They are sometimes kept as calming companions for nervous horses. While often perceived as stubborn, donkeys will freeze when they are scared.  They prefer to plant their feet to analyze a situation rather than run in a panic.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve...

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