Upcoming Events

2017

Thursday Morning Men's Breakfast the Union Club, Boston on Thursday 
February 23rd 
Professor Ken Barnes, Director of the Mocker 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 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." 

 


Mockler Center Dinner in Charlotte, NC 
On April 18, 2017, Dr. Theodore Roosevelt Malloch will be speaking in a dinner event with
the title "The Future of Capitalism, A Christian Perspective"

New Canaan Society, Hartford, CT
On May 18th-19th Prof. Ken Barnes, Director, Mocker Center for
Faith and Ethics in the Workplace will be delivering a lecture from his upcoming
book entitled: "Faith, Hope and Love, Reclaiming the Theological Virtues".
For more information please visit: www.newcanaansocitey.org/hartford

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

2017

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 Mocker 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)