Episode 15

Tom Nelson on the Capacity of Capital

Feb 14, 2021

Jeff Shafer, CEO of CommonGood Capital, is joined by Tom Nelson, President of Made to Flourish and author of “Economics of Neighborly Love”, to chat about his Biblically-based viewpoint on capital and stewardship, equipping congregations for success in the workplace, how capital brings the capacity for compassion to exist, how he defines the term “Common Good” – and more.

A New Lens with CommonGood Capital
A New Lens with CommonGood Capital
#15 - Tom Nelson on the Capacity of Capital
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Guest

Tom Nelson
President of Made to Flourish
Tom Nelson serves as the president of Made to Flourish and is the author of Work Matters: Connecting Sunday Worship to Monday Work, Five Smooth Stones: Discovering the Path to Wholeness of Soul, Ekklesia: Rediscovering God’s Design for the Church, and The Economics of Neighborly Love: Investing in Your Community's Compassion and Capacity. Tom is a regular speaker and facilitator on faith, work, and economics. He is also the senior pastor of Christ Community Church in Kansas City. He has served on the Board of Regents of Trinity International University and is on the leadership team of the Oikonomia Network. He graduated with a Master’s of Theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary and received his doctorate from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.Tom and his wife, Liz, have two grown children and reside in Leawood, Kansas.

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