Category: Diversity

Faith at Work Summit Spotlight: DeLano Sheffield on Shepherding as a Worker

The purpose of the Faith at Work Summit is to gather active participants and leaders in the faith at work movement from every industry sector to learn from each other and work together to extend Christ’s transforming presence in workplaces around the world. The 2018 Faith at Work Summit, held in Chicago at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare on October 11th-13th, is now open for registration! Early…

Faith and Work Wisdom and Wit From My Pa

This post continues an ongoing series curated by Ben Norquist on diversifying the faith and work conversation.  By Billye Kee Wisdom and wit from my Pa…..shared by a proud granddaughter, raised in Alabama during segregation and Jim Crow. One of the greatest influencers in my life was my grandfather, William Curtis White, Sr.  He was known throughout several counties in southeast…

Called Together: A Biblical Perspective on Gender Roles in the Workplace (Part 2)

By Joanna Meyer. Read Part 1 here. “To be honest, I don’t know any women like me…” It’s a lament I hear often when I ask career-minded Christian women to introduce me to faithful women in their network. This feeling of isolation isn’t limited to professional women — ask any stay-at-home mom how lonely her days can be and you’ll…

“She Is”: New Curriculum on Vocation

By Paul Matsushima “She Is…Biblical Reflections on Vocation” is a workbook designed to help people engage questions of vocation through the stories of various biblical women. Each of these women – Lydia, Esther, the Proverbs 31 Woman, Mary, Abigail, and Ruth – demonstrates a faithfulness to God, as God calls them in particular and encouraging ways. This workbook contains a collection of…

Called Together: A Biblical Perspective on Gender Roles in the Workplace (Part 1)

By Joanna Meyer One of the highlights of Denver Institute’s event calendar is our annual business leaders’ event “Business for the Common Good.” This year’s gathering was no exception as entrepreneurs and executives from across the country joined us to consider how God could work through the gifts and influence of His people. Guests packed the Studio Loft at Ellie…

I Think He Would Be Better on the Register: A Latino Perspective on Faith and Work, Part 1

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my experience of being a white participant in the faith and work movement. Since then, it struck me that this series should actually be a multi-author endeavor–the whole idea is that our faith and work community ought to learn from people with other racial identities. In that spirit, I’ve  invited a few friends of great…