Business for the common good
Acton Institute Powerblog

Business for the common good

“If you are a young person saying ‘I want to go into ministry because I want to change culture,’ how would delete the word ministry and replace it with business?” asks Greg Thornbury, president of The King’s College in New York City.

Thornbury isn’t trying to discourage people from becoming pastors and missionaries. Instead, he’s trying to reframe the misperception many young people have that full-time vocational ministry is the only or primary way for Christians to have an influence for God’s Kingdom through their work.

In this short film, Thornbury joins with other academic experts and everyday Christians to share their stories about how they glorify God through their work.

Joe Carter

Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).