Work & Economics


 

Stop the BS (Bad Stats)

When you hear a negative statistic about black students, question it. Ivory A. Toldson refers to these kinds of negative statistics as “BS” or “bad stats” — data points that are incomplete, poorly contextualized, usually negative and sometimes wrong.

Called to Train Young Tech Pros

Considering a career in tech but don’t have a degree? One ambitious brother let God lead him to develop a vocational school for aspiring electronic techies.

How to Be a Woman in Church Leadership

Michelle McClain-Walters’ experience in church culture and study of godly women in the Bible have given her a deeper understanding of what it means to be a God-honoring woman in leadership.

Created with unconditional love

COMMENTARY: If we could only remember who we are — made in the likeness of God! And we are called to represent God wherever we may be: in our family, in class and even in the streets.

Movie Review: EMANUEL

A riveting documentary film on the shooting at Emanuel A.M.E. Church, marking the somber fourth anniversary of the tragedy.

A Chance at Redemption

Urban Faith talked with CNN’s Van Jones about his faith and spirituality, and “The Redemption Project with Van Jones,” a new series that connects victims or surviving families with those who caused great violence in their lives.

Latter-day Saints, NAACP collaborating on inner-city initiative

Latter-day Saints and civil rights leaders are making plans for a collaboration to foster education and economic empowerment in urban centers across the country. Officials of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the NAACP met in Salt Lake City earlier...

When ministry doesn’t pay

During the week, Mindy Mayes works full-time as a public health educator. This job puts food on the table and keeps gas in her tank. Then each Sunday, she drives 100 miles each way to and from her church where she serves as part-time pastor.

15 Questions for Success: Mike Smoke

Recently, we have been working hard to bring you quality content on faith and work and plan to continue shedding light on people who are successful in making their work and faith collide in their respective industries. Each entrepreneur and professional featured in...

15 Questions for Success: Avril Speaks

For the past few weeks, we have been working hard to bring you quality content on faith and work and plan to continue shedding light on people who are actually successful in making their work and faith collide in their respective industries. Each entrepreneur and...

15 Questions for Success: Shawn Dove

Have you been following our Faith and Work Series? The Urban Faith team understands the importance of connecting faith to your everyday life, particularly for young adults. So, for the past few weeks, we have been working hard to bring you quality content on faith and...

Are you embracing the 4 C’s of financial literacy?

A lot of people have heard of the phrase “it takes a village to raise a child”. I was thinking the other day, the reason why people have a sense of belonging for a community or a city or an estate is because of the people who live there. The experiences and support...

What is this Stewardship Thing Really All About?

In church, we often hear people make reference to “being a good steward over what God has given us.” But do we really know what that means? Many would argue that the Bible talks more about money and stewardship than almost anything else. That suggests to us that what...

When Women Strike: A Closer Look at ‘A Day Without A Woman’

March, in many ways, has become the month of women. Each year, the month is set aside to pay homage to women who have been world changers throughout history and acknowledge the impact of women on present-day society. Within Women’s History Month is International...