How a Bible Written Before Stock Markets Can Guide Stock Investing

This article was written by Greg Forster, and was originally published by Eventide Center for Faith & Investing. Reposted with permission.We want our investing to be guided by the Bible. But the Bible doesn’t talk directly about modern markets, because they didn’t exist when it was written. What do we do?In part one, we saw […]

Virtue and Vice at Work: Humility with Katelyn Beaty

Do you like The Faith & Work Podcast? Be sure to subscribe! Now available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and Spotify. Summary The Faith & Work Podcast is resuming its series of Virtue and Vice at Work. In this week’s episode, Joanna Meyer discusses the importance of developing humility with Katelyn Beaty, acquisitions editor for Brazos Press, […]

Hilary Masell Oswald
Seeking the Common Good in a Small Place

Matt Allen used to be a Denverite and a dentist. Today, he and his family live in Salida, Colorado — population about 5,700 — and where he’s the CEO of a healthcare tech startup.But that’s not quite the whole story.Matt — a former 5280 Fellow who can still extract your aching tooth if you need […]

Amy Sherman
Money Talks: The Witness of Our Investments Says Much About Our Faith

Back in 1532 the Christian scholar Erasmus wrote of “the talking power of money” as it relates to politics. His idiom remains true in today’s political realm, but it’s equally relevant to religion. How we use money speaks volumes about what we love, fear, worship, trust, and believe. Jesus taught that our investments reveal our […]

Hannah Echols-Grieser
Reigniting Awe: A 5280 Fellow Inspires Artists and Scientists Through Collaboration

As a teenager, Chloe Johnson aspired to study and work as a visual artist. Today, she has a doctorate in metallurgical and materials engineering and works as a metallurgist for ELEMENTUM 3D. Though her day job may seem like a switch from her earlier dreams, she’s found that the art and science world have a […]

Hilary Masell Oswald
CityGate Fellowships Expand to Richmond

The inquiries all had a familiar ring: A faith-and-work leader in another city would catch wind of Denver Institute’s 5280 Fellowship—a nine-month program that equips emerging Christians leaders in the Mile High City to serve God, neighbor, and society through their work—and call program director Brian Gray. “They’d say, ‘Would you help us start a […]

Jeff Hoffmeyer
“He Descended Into Hell”: How Holy Saturday Shapes Our Work

A few years ago I went to the Columbine Memorial with some high school students from a church where I was a pastor. Our group was serving at a church in Littleton, along with a much larger group of junior high students from another church. Our smaller group of students got to the memorial first […]

Jeff Hoffmeyer
Kintsugi: The Art of Praying About Our Work

Kintsugi, the art of mending broken pottery, was born in 16th century Japan. After an attendant of the warlord Hideyoshi clumsily dropped a precious piece of teaware, a tea master named Rikyu interposed. Rikyu first sung a poem which softened Hideyoshi’s heart, then artfully repaired the broken vessel using gold-gilded lacquer. Beauty out of brokenness. […]

A Season of Change at DIFW

Denver Institute for Faith & Work’s board of directors announced January 7, 2022, that Jeff Haanen will transition the CEO role to a new leader in 2022. This leadership handoff was initiated by Jeff and comes after 10 years of dedicated service to the organization. The DIFW board will immediately begin preparing to conduct a search […]

Reset: Embracing the Sabbath Part II

In Part I of this series on Embracing the Sabbath, we examined how God laid the foundation and road map for our lives. The Creator modeled a pattern of work and rest for the created. In Part II, we’ll dive a little deeper into what it looks like to practice Sabbath and how you can […]

Lydia Shoaf
Collaboration Through Conflict

As the CEO of the nonpartisan Center for Public Justice (CPJ), Stephanie Summers has the challenge of bringing together individuals and groups with opposing worldviews to work toward shared goals for the betterment of society. It’s important work, Summers believes, “because it’s part of fulfilling The Great Commission [Matthew 28:16-20]. In Acts 17, you see […]