Upcoming Events


2018

Action University, Grand Rapids, MI - June 19, 2018 - "Redeeming Capitalism" ? luncheon and book signing with guest speaker Dr. Peter Heslam.

Acton University, Grand Rapids, MI- June 22, 2018 - Center Director Dr. Kenneth J. Barnes will give a talk entitled: "Religious Belief and Business Ethics" (based upon his contribution to the Routledge Companion to Business Ethics, 2018).

Christian Union Conference, New York - June 23, 2018 - Center Director Dr. Kenneth J. Barnes will give a talk entitled: "Ministry to Milennials" (from his recent book "Light From The Dreaming Spires", 2017).

"Redeeming Capitalism" dinner and book signing, New York - June 23, 2018 - with guest speaker Dr. Peter Heslam.

Doctor of Ministry Cohort: Workplace Theology and Ethical Leadership - July 16-27- with Dr. Lindsay McMillan.

Needle's Eye Ministries, Richmond, VA September 21-22, 2018 - "Redeeming Capitalism"? dinner and workshop.

GCTS Missions Emphasis Week, Hamilton, MA - October 1-5, 2018 - "Business As Mission" with  guest speaker, author Kara Martin.

Faith at Work Summit, Chicago, IL - October 10, 2018 - "Redeeming Capitalism" lecture and book signing with guest speaker.

Renaissance Forum, Geneva, Switzerland - October 18-20 - Center Director Dr. Kenneth J. Barnes will give a series of talks on: "Religious Belief and Business Ethics" (based upon his contribution to the Routledge Companion to Business Ethics, 2018).

Evangelical Theological Society, Denver, CO - November 13, 2018 - "Redeeming Capitalism" dinner and book signing with guest speaker TBD.

GCTS "Redeeming Capitalism"?, Charlotte, NC - December 6, 2018 dinner and book signing with guest speaker TBD.

GCTS "Redeeming Capitalism"?, Orlando, FL - December 13, 2018 -dinner and book signing with guest speaker TBD.
 

2019

Oikonomia Network Conference, Dallas, TX - January 2, 2019 - book signing.

"Redeeming Capitalism" Conference, Bretton Woods, NH - June, 2019 - further particulars to follow.
 

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Featured Past Events

The Mockler center is most visible in the events that it sponsors.
Here is a list of several of those past events:

2018

European SPES Conference, Leuven, Belgium
May 24-26, 2018 - Center Director Dr. Kenneth J. Barnes and Prof. Laszlo Zsolnai will deliver a paper entitled: "Love in Business: sentimentality or the ultimate virtue?"

SEED Conference, Oxford University, UK - May 23, 2018
"Redeeming Capitalism" with guest speaker Lord Brian Griffiths.

St. Catherine's Church, Towersey, OXON, UK - May 22, 2018
"Redeeming Capitalism" lecture and book signing.

"Redeeming Capitalism" Official U.S. Book Launch,
Boston - May 10, 2018 - with guest speaker Professor Miroslav Volf.

Wayland Trinitarian Congregational Church,
Wayland, MA - May 2, 2018 - "Redeeming Capitalism" lecture and book signing.

Thursday Morning Men's Breakfast, Union Club,
Boston - April 9, 2018 - Center Director Dr. Kenneth J. Barnes will give a talk entitled:
"How to Share the Gospel Without Losing Your Job".

Thursday Morning Men's Breakfast, Union Club,
Boston - March 29, 2018 - Center Director Dr. Kenneth J. Barnes will give a talk entitled:
"The Crowd is Untruth: from Kierkegaard to Facebook".

Navigators, Boston University - Feb. 2, 2018
Center Director Dr. Kenneth J. Barnes will discuss the meaning of work from a Biblical perspective.

2017

Needle's Eye Ministries, INC. in Richmond, VA
On November 17-19, Rev. Dr. Kenneth Barnes will be speaking at
Needle's Eye Ministries, INC., in Richmond, VA with a message entitled
Reclaiming Faith, Hope, & Love at Work.

Mockler Center Dinner in Charlotte, NC 
On September 28th, 2017, Dr. Peter Heslam will be speaking in a dinner event,
the Reformation at 500 - Freedom, Faith, and Flourishing.

China
On August 17-26, Rev. Dr. Kenneth Barnes will be co-directing the
Ockenga Fellows and speaking on the topic of Faith, Work & Economics
in China.

 

Thursday Morning Men's Breakfast the Union Club, Boston on Thursday

Oxford University, Oxford, England
On July 10th and 11th, Dr. Barnes will be speaking at conference at Said
Business School of the University of Oxford with the title, "Business
Fights Poverty: Rethinking collaboration for Social Impact
".

Cambridge University, Cambridge, England
On July 7th Prof. Ken Barnes, Mockler-Phillips Chair in Workplace
Theology and Business Ethics will be speaking at a conference
on: 
Enterprise, Ethics and Development. Seed Conference

The Mockler Center Luncheon
On May 30th, Dr. Dennis Hollinger and Dr. Kenneth Barnes with guests
will be discussing the future initiatives of the Mockler Center in Boston.

Mockler Center Dinner in Orlando, FL 
On March 9, 2017, Dr. Peter Heslam will be speaking in a dinner event with
the title "Reformation at 500 - Freedom, Faith, and Flourishing." 

February 23rd Professor Ken Barnes, Director of the Mockler Center for Faith 
and Ethics in the Workplace will give a talk entitled:
"The Moral of the Story: Wealth and the First Commandment". Tickets are still available.

Mockler Center Dinner
On January 10, 2017, a renowned speaker Dr. Os Guinness spoke in a dinner event
with the title "Reformation at 500 - Freedom, Faith, and Flourishing." 

Vision New England Go Conference (www.goconf.org), the DCU Center in Worcester, MA
On Friday February 17th Professor Ken Barnes, Director of the Mockler Center for Faith
and Ethics in the Workplace, will be spoke on
Faith, Work and Theological Education. Tickets are still available.

2014

Faith @ Work Summit
On October 24 and 25, 2014, a seminary, a technology school, a business school,
and a foundation joined forces to convene a summit to address these two
over-arching questions: Where are we now? And what still needs to be done?"

2013

Leadership in the Churchplace & the Workplace
(with Catherine Blake, Gina Casey, Sharon Peters-Harden, & Jewel Hyun);
four veterans from church, education, technology, and marketing share
their insights on leadership (October 25, 2013)

Work Matters
(with Tom Nelson & Steve Garber);  how a pastor thinks about the
workplace and how his church shows them that
their work matters to God (September 27, 2013)

From the Garden to the Sanctuary: the Redeeming and Corrupting Power of Technology
(with John Dyer, Albert Boers, Rosalind Picard, Alex Cist, Jack Davis, Stephanie Bennett, David Gill, Dave Shorey)  a national conference on how Christians can think about and use technology (June 6-7, 2013)

Christianity & the Chinese Workplace: Impacts and Opportunities
(with PRC economist Zhao Xiao); how Christianity is getting discussed for its potential positive impact in Chinese business; from a leading economist at the University of Beijing (April 26, 2013)

What the Church Can Learn from Business
(with Bill Burke, Lee Truax, Glenda Allsopp, and Jared Willey)  ways to improve financial, personnel, planning, and technology practices in our churches (April 12,1913)

 

2012

The God of Good Work
(with Sean McDonough, Will Messenger, Randy Kilgore, Andy Mills)
the theology of work project; reading the workplace lessons
from Genesis to Revelation (October 26, 2012)

For the Beauty of the Church
(with Bruce Herman, David Taylor, Cam Anderson, Shannon Siglar) how
to integrate faith and the visual arts; the artist’s studio
as a workplace (September 22, 2012)

Minister of the Arts
(with W. David O. Taylor)  a place and role in the local church?  A report
and challenge from someone who did it (September 21, 2012)

Artificial Health
(with Dr. Raymond Downing)  biblical and cross-cultural perspectives
on modern medicine and biotechnology from a physician
working in Kenya  (July 6, 2012)

Faith in the Halls of Business Power
(with Michael Lindsay, Ralph Larsen, Dennis Hollinger, Deborah Dunsire,
J. Anthony Lloyd, & Doug Pratt); lessons from Johnson & Johnson
CEO Larsen and other corporate and church leaders (April 21, 2012)

The Movies & America: What Our Movies Tell Us About Ourselves
(with Drew Trotter); long-time film reviewer and Christian culture critic brings
a faith perspective to the film world (April 4, 2012)

Sent Out to Heal: The Church’s Role in the Health Care Crisis
(with Dr. G. Timothy Johnson, Dr. Ray Hammond, Dr. Stephen Ko, Dr. Eno Mondesir, & David Gill);  what can and should the church do?  looking beyond government and marketplace solutions (March 17, 2012)


2011

Theology of Sports
(with Paul Kupke & Rob Copeland); Australian Rules footballer Kupke and Fellowship of Christian Athletes leader and golfer Copeland lead our discussion of faith in the athletic workplace (October 20, 2011)

Creating A World That Ought To Be: The Role of the Arts
(with Nigel Goodwin); British actor and cultural savant shares the convictions shaped by a lifetime as a Christian participant in and supporter of the arts (September 21, 2011)

Loving the City, Loving the Workplace
(with J. Alfred Smith, David Gill, Kim Daus, Andrew Hoffman, Alvin McLean, Albert Lee, & Ron Coverson);  the case for Christian presence and witness in the city and the marketplace (July 23, 2011; Berkeley CA)

Salting Today’s Workplace: How?
(with Bill Pollard, John Truschel, Andy Wasynczuk, Virginia Viola, Jewel Hyun, Larry Ward, and David Gill); ideas and insights from ServiceMaster CEO Pollard (April 16, 2011)

Being Missional in the Marketplace
(with Dennis Hollinger, Stick Williams, Beth Harrelson, Jim Morgan, & David Gill); insights on biblical witness, ethics, and management for business leaders (April 9, 2011; Charlotte NC)