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Work with Purpose: A Bethel Seminary Event

  • City Church 1501 West 54th Street Minneapolis, MN, 55419 United States (map)

BethelBiz is proud to support Bethel Seminary's Work with Purpose Event

Faith in the Halls of Power: A conversation about leadership, vocation, faith, and work

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015, 9 a.m. - noon 

Featuring: Dr. Michael Lindsay, President of Gordon College

Location: City Church in Minneapolis 

Directions: Get driving directions to City Church, 1501 West 54th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55419.

Cost: The event is free and open to the public - no registration required.

Sponsors: Hosted by City Church, in partnership with Bethel Seminary's Work with Purpose initiativeCBMC NorthlandMacLaurinCSFMade to Flourish, and Transform Minnesota.

Event Description

Many today are asking questions about leadership, vocation, faith, and work. What is the purpose of work? How should faith shape what we do? How can we lead for the good of others? These questions and others will shape this discussion on leadership in contemporary life.

Continental breakfast is  provided and all attendees will receive a copy of Michael Lindsay's book Faith in the Halls of Power.

About Our Speaker

Michael Lindsay is the president of Gordon College and, previously, professor of sociology at Rice University. In his Pulitzer-nominated book, Faith in the Halls of Power, he interviewed more than 350 influential leaders about the intersection of faith and work. He has degrees in sociology and theology from Princeton and Oxford.


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