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Discussing Christian Engagement with the Market

A Discussion from Host 2015

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Discussing Christian Engagement with the Market

The market is such an all pervading reality that we rarely step back and ask what is is actually for and if there are better or worse ways of understanding it's nature, role...

The hard fact is that you gain character through hard work

The knots in the wood that create character

The hard fact is that you gain character through hard work

On my last trip to London, I ended up quite by chance staying in the Farmers Club, overlooking the Thames in London. As I tucked myself up and reached into the bedside drawer...

“You must repay your debts?”

A Review of 'Debt: The First 5000 Years - Part I'

“You must repay your debts?”

This appears to be a common-sense principle of economics; in fact, it is a moral statement. In economics, whether you have to repay your debts or not seems to depend on who...

Performance and the Spotty Spoon

Simon Nash: Telling stories about work, money and people

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Performance and the Spotty Spoon

Simon says about this talk: "In thinking about this conference I reviewed my log of the last seventy or so talks I have delivered – about 25 of them to business...

Economics 2.0

A REVIEW OF 'DEBT: THE FIRST 5000 YEARS' - Part II

Economics 2.0

Economics is justifying behaviour that we would otherwise consider unjustifiable. 

That’s the contention of the anthropologist...

Working to Death: Gift, Gain and Chasing the Wind in Ecclesiastes

Richard Beck at Host 2015

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Working to Death: Gift, Gain and Chasing the Wind in Ecclesiastes

Ecclesiastes describes work both as “meaningless” and as a blessing. Fusing theological and existential insights the talk will address this apparent contradiction...

Capitalisn't: Redefining Next Generation Economics

Eve Poole at Host 2015

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The Promise and Peril of Social Enterprise

Mark Sampson Shares his research into social enterprise and theology

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The Promise and Peril of Social Enterprise

The emergence of social enterprise is one of the most interesting developments in recent years for anyone interested in the relationship between faith, economics and...

'Have this mind among you' - Politics, Black Magic and the Public Posture of Jesus

Stephen Backhouse at Host 2015

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'Have this mind among you' - Politics, Black Magic and the Public Posture of Jesus

What was the posture of the early Christian movement towards the political power space? How did the people who knew Jesus and who knew the people who knew Jesus think he...

The Economics of Shalom Part I: Sabbath

Dr Matt Lynch with the first of a two part seminar series

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The Economics of Shalom Part I: Sabbath

'Sabbath' as a topic of public interest has tended to focus on issues around Sunday trading and whether or not Christians are obligated to take a Sabbath rest. These are...

The Radical Potential of Holy Business

Turning our economics toward love

The Radical Potential of Holy Business

I don’t know what you made of the general election result, or what you think about the fairness or otherwise of our current electoral system. But what is for sure is...

Leadership, Entitlement and...Biscuits

In the words of the management guru W Edwards Deming, "The task of l

Leadership, Entitlement and...Biscuits

Best-selling author Michael Lewis is famous for writing books that have shaped the business climate for a decade at a time. His 1989 debut account of the deception and...

What is Nanotechnology and How Will it Change Our World?

Professor Russel Cowburn Shares His Groundbreaking Research

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What is Nanotechnology and How Will it Change Our World?

Professor Russell Cowburn is a physicist who leads a large research group in Cambridge University studying nanotechnology and its application to computers, security and...

The Economics of Shalom Part II: Jubilee

Dr Matt Lynch with the second of a two part seminar series

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The Economics of Shalom Part II: Jubilee

The subject of this discussion is the the biblical concept of Jubilee: a concept concerned largely with land, property rights, justice and social economics. As Matt unpacks...

The Main Theme of all Future Business Strategy

A Preview from Lord Stephen Green's seminar at Stimulus

The Main Theme of all Future Business Strategy

In this short clip from his Stimulus seminar, Lord Green explains why businesses will be increasingly under pressure from every angle to create values led business...


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