National Geographic : 1920 Apr
Have You Ever Stopped to Think What Business Owes to Christ? Men thought Jesus Christ a dreamer when He said it-a mystic, wholly impractical. "And whosoever will be chief among you," He said "Let him be your servant." North America leagued together in the Interchurch World Movement. The Interchurch World Movement is the greatest co-operative church program ever undertaken. The To become great by being a servant--it sounds feet of the Movement are planted on the solid ground absurd. But is it absurd? Look at the great busi- of scientific surveys; its head is lifted high enough to nesses of America. On what foundation are get a vision of the whole world field. Its pur they built ? When they bespeak the good will pose is to encourage co-operation and discour of the public, what do they say about them- age duplication; to make every man and every selves ? dollar do their utmost in the service of Jesus "Our motto is Service. Not our plants or ' Christ. money or salesmanship are responsible for our " As a business man, the scope and magni success. We have made ourselves efficient tude of this vast enterprise must stir your servants of your health and comfort and happiness, imagination; surely its purpose and ideals will enlist and your patronage has made us great." your support. The idea of Service was brought into the world by You, who have erected your businesses on the Ser Him; and on that idea modern business is built, vice Idea which He gave you-you are the hope of To keep the idea of Service vital and effective in the Church and the Church is the hope of the world. the nation today; to train up the nation's children Do your part to make the Church a more effective in its spirit; to carry its message around the world- servant. When your church calls upon you give these are the purposes of the Protestant Churches of and give from your heart as well as your pocketbook. ChINTERCHURCH World Movement of 9orth America The ProtestantChurches Co-operating in the Service of Jesus Christ 45 WEST 18th STREET, NEW YORK CITY "Mention The Geographic-It identifies you"