Creating Good Work: A 5280 Fellow’s Story

Each year, the 5280 Fellows create a professional project, combining what they’ve learned about the theology of work with their role, industry, and passions. The projects address an actual need in the Fellow’s company, industry, or city. In addition, Fellows are challenged to integrate their project with a theological foundation and reflect on how they […]

Saving Lives with a Bar of Soap

This post highlights the work of Osana, a presenting sponsor at July’s “God & the Great Outdoors” event. Osana is an all-natural mosquito repellent soap that helps to prevent mosquito-borne illnesses and sanitation related sicknesses in the developing world. Many thanks to Osana for their generous support!Mosquitos suck…literally. Who hasn’t had a picnic ruined by these pesky insects […]

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

Editor’s note: This is the second post in a four-part series. Take a look at part one before diving into the content below! “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 […]

Jeff Haanen
The Church in the World

  “On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being locked where the disciples were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them, and he said to them, ‘Peace be with you.’ When He had said this, He showed them His hands and His side. Then […]

Help Us Shape Scatter: An Online Learning Platform Launching Fall 2018

Denver Institute for Faith & Work is excited to launch a new online learning platform, Scatter, later this summer. Scatter combines the best of our experts and industry-focused content with a theological framework and guided questions for both individual and small group study. Before we launch the platform, we’d like your help testing the site and […]

Dustin Moody
7 Thoughts on Work for Recent Grads

The party invitations, regalia rentals, and diploma frames all point to one thing: graduation season. The transition from college to the workforce can be a startling time for many recent graduates. It’s a transition that brings up questions about purpose, calling, employment, and direction. And while students have sat through hours of lectures and countless […]

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

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 […]

The Makings of a Mission Statement

Mission statements often get a bad rap, maligned for their lofty aspirations and ambiguous language. Originally meant to provide vision and direction, an organization’s mission statement often confuses more than it clarifies.So when our board and leadership team began the process of revising the mission statement for the Denver Institute for Faith & Work (DIFW), […]

7 Ways to Pastor Professionals

Living out our faith at work looks different for doctors, lawyers, accountants, and professionals in various industries, and ministry leaders often struggle to fully understand the challenges their members face in the workplace. At a recent event for our Church Partnership Network, Jeff Haanen shared seven practical ways to disciple the professionals in our pews. […]

Save the Date for the Denver Institute 2018 Annual Celebration: The Sounds of Work

The Denver Institute for Faith and Work is excited to welcome singer-songwriter Sandra McCracken for the 2018 annual celebration and fundraiser, “The Sounds of Work.”Join us on Saturday, May 19 at Fellowship Denver for an evening of worship, liturgy, and celebration of work and calling. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and drinks, […]

Free Download: 6 Ways to Love Your Neighbor Through Business

“Who is my neighbor?”This question has stumped believers since the legal expert asked Jesus about it more than 2000 years ago. In hopes of justifying himself, the lawyer sought unambiguous instructions for inheriting eternal life. Jesus responded with the story of the Good Samaritan, demonstrating that loving our neighbors is defined more by our mercy […]