Imago Dei: How Accountants Glorify God

By: Susan Jean Van Weelden and Laurie George Busuttil Abstract In times of a growing disillusionment with the accounting profession, Christians who are members of that profession desire guidance about how to do accounting with integrity and thereby bring glory to God. Understanding and integrating three perspectives of the imago Dei provide a framework that …

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Spiritual Practices for Everyday Work (Interview w/ Denise Daniels and Shannon Vandewarker)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, Denise Daniels and Shannon Vandewarker discuss their new book, Working in the Presence of God: Spiritual Practices for Everyday Work.  Denise Daniels is a Professor of Management at Seattle Pacific University. She earned a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of Washington. Denise is the co-Principal Investigator on …

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A Company Turnaround Through Servant Leadership (Interview w/ Art Barter)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, Art Barter shares the story of how he immersed his company into a culture of servant leadership, which was instrumental in growing his company from $10 million to $200 million in six years. Art Barter rebuilt the culture of Datron World Communications. He took Datron’s traditional power-led model and …

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The Top 3 Temptations for Christians at Work (Interview w/ David L. Winters)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, David L. Winters shares the “Top 3” temptations for Christians in the workplace as discussed in his new book, Taking God to Work. David is the co-author of the award-winning book, Taking God to Work: The Keys to Ultimate Success, which he wrote with Pastor Steve Reynolds. The focus …

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God’s Kingdom Reality in the Marketplace (Interview w/ Steve Van Ooteghem)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, Steve Van Ooteghem shares how you can recognize whether you are operating your business in God’s Kingdom or Satan’s kingdom. Steve is the Houston area chair for C12, the nation’s largest invitation-only Executive Round table for Christian business owners/CEOs. Steve was a member of one of the three original …

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Starting a Christian Employees’ Group in a Massive Company (Interview w/ Christeen Rico)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, Christeen Rico shares strategies for starting a faith-based employee resource group (ERG) at your company.    Christeen Rico is a daughter of the Most High King, committed to following Jesus and intent on pursuing a vision found in Proverbs 11:10 (NIV) “When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices.” Currently, …

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Serving God as President of a Fortune 100 Company (Interview w/ Fred Sievert)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, Fred Sievert shares his journey of serving God as President of New York Life Insurance Company, attending seminary, and now writing books to help people encounter God in a more personal way. Fred is the retired President of the New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 company. Under …

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Building a Social Impact Company (Interview w/ JoAnn Flett)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, Professor JoAnn Flett shares a vision for Christians to build “social impact companies” to provide solutions to the world’s problems. JoAnn Flett is a Senior Lecturer in Management and directs the MBA in Social Impact at Eastern University. Ms. Flett’s research focuses on the role of business in society. …

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The Disquieted Soul of a Marketplace Christian (Interview w/ Dr. Lane Cohee)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, Lane Cohee how marketplace Christians can live within the disharmony of life without being enslaved to that disharmony. Lane was educated at the United States Air Force Academy, University of Redlands, University of Colorado, and Rollins College where he received his Doctorate in Business Administration. He currently serves as …

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The Biblical Purpose of Wealth (Interview w/ Dr. John Thornton)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, Dr. John Thornton shares lessons about wealth from Luke 16:1-13, the Parable of the Shrewd Servant, and what he calls the “Rich Right Plan.” John is the L.P. and Bobbi Leung Chair of Accounting Ethics at Azusa Pacific University’s L.P. and Timothy Leung School of Accounting. He hosts the …

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