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Seattle Housing Needs Some Good News

Seattle’s housing market is bloated, but the gospel has something to say about it. I still remember the first conversation I had about buying a home in Seattle. It was 2004, I was fresh out of seminary with looming student loans and only a modest part-time salary from...

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Jeff Bezos’ Biggest Fear

Chris Lim shares an insider’s view on Amazon’s work culture. Forbes recently reported that Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos became the third richest person in the world. A year ago, the New York Times published an expose Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a...

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Seek the Welfare of the Suburbs

 They may not be seen as exciting, but the ‘burbs need a Christian presence, too. Suburbs are the place not to be. In conversations around creative cultural engagement, I’ve noticed suburbs are viewed as boring, a kind of anti-culture to be avoided if at all possible....

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It’s Not About the Coffee

 How I went from training employees to shepherding people. My wife and I are the owners of the Dutch Bros. coffee locations in Spokane, Washington. In the early stages of running Dutch Bros., my management approach was pretty typical: train staff to do their jobs...

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Internship Opportunity: Join Our Team

  Are you interested in exploring the connections between faith and culture? The Fuller Institute for Theology and Northwest Culture has received a generous grant from the Murdock Charitable Trust which enables us to offer an exciting variety of paid internship...

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Housing and the Peace of the City

Vancouver is routinely named one of the best cities in which to live. Yet, optimism is quickly shattered by the cost of actually living in Vancouver. Where one headline reads, “Best city to live” another quips, “Most unaffordable city.” The reality is that the cost of...

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A Place at the Big Table

  Freelancing as a restaurant critic while he was a Presbyterian Church (USA) pastor, Kevin Finch built relationships with those in the food service industry. He started hearing their stories of addiction, stress, and need—stories that caused him to ask,...

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The Pastor and Professional in Cascadia

Among the many elements of “Cascadian culture” none is more pronounced than its entrepreneurial spirit. Entrepreneurs have played a huge role in creating a vibrant economy here by creating the wealth for local universities, museums, art galleries, symphonies opera...

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