[email protected] Summit 2014—in Review

On October 24 and 25, 2014, a seminary, a technology school, a business school, and a foundation joined forces to convene a summit to address these two over-arching questions: Where are we now? And what still needs to be done? Videos of the 2014 [email protected] Summit in Boston are now available online. Click here to view and download on Vimeo. Click here to view on YouTube.

2014 Pioneer Recognition

(1888-1969) Industrialist and prolific inventor (nearly 300 patents); LeTourneau machines built America’s highway infrastructure and supplied 70 percent of the earthmoving equipment used during World War II; founder of LeTourneau University (TX); served both CBMC and Gideons as President; widely known as “God’s businessman.” Tribute from Bill Peel
(1924- ) Former CEO and Chairman of Raytheon Corporation, with whom he served more than fifty years; co-founder, Ethics & Compliance Officers Association; Board member, Gordon College, SRA International, Digital Equipment, John Hancock, Knight-Ridder, State Street, Massachusetts Gen; First Tuesday Business Leader Breakfast Host, Marketplace Ministry Network, Theology of Work Project. Tribute from Andy Mills
(1926 – 2013) Founder, Value of the Person Seminars; former Vice President, Pittron Steel; Labor’s Man of the Year in Pennsylvania (the only management person so honored); Purple Heart, Bronze Star, World War II; author, Theory R Management; subject of the biography, Stronger Than Steel, and film “Miracle at Pittron” which inspired many in the faith at work movement. Tribute from Al Erisman
(1926- ) Vice chairman, H. E. Butt Grocery Company; President, H. E. Butt Foundation, Laity Renewal Foundation, & Laity Lodge Foundation. Radio voice of “High Calling of Our Daily Work”; Author of At The Edge of Hope: Christian Laity in Paradox, The Velvet Covered Brick: Christian Leadership in an Age of Rebellion, and other works. Board member, Christianity Today, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Tribute from Mark Roberts
(1936 – 2008) InterVarsity Christian Fellowship staff and leader for 41 years; pioneer of IVCF marketplace ministry; worked as a farmer, carpenter, coach, teacher, rodeo cowboy, adjunct seminary prof; creative developer of Word in Life Study Bible; co-author, Marketplace Annotated Bibliography; catalyst/founder, Mockler. Tribute from John Terrill

2014 Summit Partners

Mockler Center for Faith & Ethics in the Workplace at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Founded in 1994 to honor the legacy of “Level Five” Gillette CEO Colman Mockler, the Mockler Center organizes events and study programs on and off campus, for seminarians, alumni, church and marketplace. Sign up for the free monthly Mockler Memo — more than a newsletter. Check out one-of-a-kind WTEL study program. www.mockler.org
Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University
Founded to champion R.G. LeTourneau’s [email protected] legacy, the Center for Faith & Work at LeTourneau University inspires and arms Christians to live out their faith at work through engaging workshops, extensive online resources and curriculum, and exceptional co-curricular campus learning experiences. www.centerforfaithandwork.com
Center for Integrity in Business at Seattle Pacific University
Drawing on the best of theological and management scholarship and practice, the Center for Integrity in Business creates tools, resources, and learning communities that enable businesspeople to lead with integrity and to shape a more just and flourishing world. www.spu.edu/cib
Oikonomia Network at the Kern Family Foundation
The Oikonomia Network is a community of theological educators and evangelical seminaries equipping pastors to connect biblical wisdom, sound theology and good stewardship to work and the economy.www.oikonomianetwork.org

2014 Co-sponsors

Acton Institute
Acton Institute is an educational organization exploring the foundation of faith, work, and economics with the goal of human flourishing. Acton resources include a new film series/docu-drama For the Life of the World: Letters to the Exiles, video-based curriculum Our Great Exchange, the Abraham Kuyper Translation Project, and annual Acton University.  www.acton.org
C12 Group in Southern New England
The C12 Group of Southern New England is a roundtable of Christian business owners and CEOs who are serious about growth in their business, their family and their faith. The C12 Group is a national network of local member groups comprised of Christian business owners and CEOs who are committed to applying Biblical principles to their plans and operations through a proprietary C12 curriculum and the facilitation of a full-time Managing Area chair.
CBMC, Inc.
CBMC, Inc. is a marketplace ministry committed to those in the business world who have a desire to become intentionally engaged as Ambassadors for Christ. Today CBMC, Inc. is in over 250 cities across the United States and in more than 80 foreign countries. Stop by our booth to learn more or visit us at:marketplaceambassador.com
Redeemer City to City
(Redeemer Presbyterian Church, NYC) Redeemer City to City is the missions arm of Redeemer, and they help local leaders start churches in global cities by providing content resources, renewable grants, local networks and comprehensive training.

Redeemer City to City hopes to build a global movement of leaders and practitioners who build upon and adapt our “DNA” to create new churches, new ventures and new expressions of the gospel of Jesus Christ for the common good. Visitredeemercitytocity.com for more information.

Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation
Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation (PLF) equips, connects and mobilizes gospel-minded leaders from all sectors to steward their vocations and fully integrate their faith into their work, moving theory into practical application for the social, spiritual and economic renewal of the city. Transformed Leaders, Thriving Organizations, Flourishing City. www.plf.org
Patheos Faith & Work Channel
The official faith & work channel of the religion blogsite patheos.com.  Come join the conversation: Explore workplace challenges, social structures that impact our work, and how it all looks through eyes of faith. Engage with Steve Garber, the Theology of Work Project, The High Calling, The Acton Institute, and many others. Biblical, practical, theological. http://www.patheos.com/Faith-and-Work
Marketplace Chaplains International
Serving the workplace since 1984, Marketplace Ministries through its four operating entities, Marketplace Chaplains USA, Railroad Chaplains, Marketplace Chaplains International and Senior Living Chaplains, provides the unconditional Love, Care and Compassion of Christ to employees, patients, residents and family members. Over 3,000 professionally trained and experienced male, female and ethnically diverse Marketplace Chaplains make more than 13,000 worksite/community visits each month in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the U.K., Korea and China. www.mchapusa.com
Marketplace Institute at Regent College
Our mission is to equip the church to live out the gospel in every aspect of life and at all levels of society. Using Regent’s integrative approach to theological education we provide web-resources, events andReFrame – a new video-based discipleship course connecting faith with everyday lifewww.marketplace.regent-college.edu
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship's MBA Ministry
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s MBA Ministry aspires to develop communities of high impact leaders with competence and character who transform their schools, their business communities, and our world at large to flourish in the name of Jesus Christ. www.mbaministry.org and www.bibconference.org will tell you more of our story.
The High Calling at the H.E. Butt Foundation
Since 1933 the H. E. Butt Foundation has helped lay people discover their vocation as God’s ministers in every part of life, especially their work, through retreats and programs at Laity Lodge and through Foundations for Laity Renewal. The High Calling through multiple digital platforms, resources and communities, contributes to this effort. Visit www.thehighcalling.org.
The Gospel Coalition
TGC is a fellowship of evangelical churches that believes the good news of Christ is not only for individual forgiveness, but also for the renewal of the whole creation. Through our faith and work initiative, Every Square Inch, we seek to equip people to think out the implications of the gospel in their vocations.www.thegospelcoalition.org
Talbot School of Theology
Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, is a non-demoninational seminary committed to preparing students to impact the world for Christ.  We desire to see future pastors help the people to whom they minister to meaningfully connect their faith and their life in the workplace.
Theology of Work Project
The Theology of Work Project is an independent, international organization researching, writing, and distributing materials with a biblical perspective on non-church workplaces. The Project’s primary mission is to produce resources for workplace disciples, pastors, and scholars on every book of the Bible plus major topics in today’s workplaces. www.theologyofwork.org
Workplace & Leadership Ministry Network
The mission of the WLMN, a fellowship of marketplace, workplace, and leadership ministries, is to work together (1) to equip and engage leaders in Gospel-powered personal and societal transformation, (2) to build trusting, collaborative  relationships, (3) to serve and encourage growth of Faith & Work movements, and (4) to promote awareness of strategic opportunities for Spirit-led whole city impact.
Institute for Faith, Work & Economics
This mission of the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics is to educate and inspire Christians to embrace a Biblical understanding of work and economics. Our vision is a free society characterized by greater creativity and increased human flourishing. http://tifwe.org/

2014 Summit Organizing Committee

David Gill, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary Al Erisman, Seattle Pacific University Bill Peel, LeTourneau University