Eric Most
Radical, Creative Giving: Generosity After God’s Own Heart (Part 1)

It’s no cliché to say that John 3:16 (NIV) – “for God so loved the world that he gave” – is a verse that should greatly inform our lives as Christians today. As followers of Christ, we are to mirror him, and thus we can, and we ought to be, radically generous to those around […]

Joanna Meyer
What’s Missing in the Return-to-Work Debate? Empathy

Have you followed the debate regarding corporate work from home policies? A number of prominent CEOs insist that after more than three years of pandemic-related changes, it’s time for employees to return to the office. ·      Elon Musk (Tesla/Space X) called remote work “morally wrong”·      David Solomon (Goldman Sachs) called it an “aberration”·      And Mark […]

Working from the Inside Out Study Guide

Overview Many today are experiencing social isolation, deep anxieties about the future, and various difficulties in the workplace. For too many of us, work seems tedious, painful, or meaningless. And we don’t know what to do about it.Working from the Inside Out pulls back the veil on the deep emotional and vocational challenges faced by […]

Brian Gray
A Good & Toilsome Work: The Meaning of Labor Day

Ask most Coloradans what Labor Day means to them, and they’d talk about the summer’s “last hurrah” of the three-day weekend. It’s the second bookend framing of the unofficial summer season, running from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Tube Boulder Creek, camp in Summit County, fly fish the Tarryall, or hammock in the backyard – […]

Brian Gray
Rule of Life: A Trellis for Growth

A banker, a teacher, and a pastor walk into a bar to share a conversation about the most important Rule in their life… But there’s no punchline coming next…that was an actual conversation. Last month, I got to lead three gatherings to help professionals craft a personal Rule of Life. We retreated into the mountains over […]

Ross Chapman
The Challenge of (Not) Seeking Credit

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. I started rereading Good to Great by Jim Collins. One of the things I want to continue developing is my understanding of what makes organizations great, whether that’s a business, educational institution, church, or […]

Abby Worland, Brian Gray
The Lord’s Prayer as a Workplace Liturgy

Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, On earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, As we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, But deliver us from evil. […]

Hannah Echols-Grieser
The Flourish Real Estate Network

How one group of real estate agents is using their resources to restore hope in Denver and beyond. “See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” Isaiah 43:19Americans are becoming less hopeful about their […]

Ross Chapman
A Letter from the CEO

When I joined the Denver Institute team for the final quarter of 2022, I relished the excitement of starting a new role with an exceptionally talented team that had contributed significantly to the faith and work movement. I was and still am motivated by the thrill of imagining the possibilities that emerge when those who […]

Jeff Hoffmeyer
On Earth as it is in Heaven: The Possibility and Promise of Christian Investing

Overview Put your finger in the middle of the Lord’s Prayer and it will land on this phrase: on earth as it is in heaven. Given this prominent position within a prayer that is itself central to Jesus’ call to his disciples to practice the kingdom, it is no stretch to say that these seven […]

David Spickard
The Mural That Lit the Match: A Question of Justice

Written by David Spickard, Founder & CEO of 11 Ten Leadership Overview Paul’s company specializes in the acquisition of high end multifamily housing communities. Having developed and reinvigorated over 30,000 units since 2009, his company provides a wide selection of properties for its residents that result in a positive return for its investors.Recently, one of […]

Cameron Blom
Virtue and Vice at Work: Ancient Wisdom for a Modern Age | A Personal Review

The workplace is a hot topic these days. From the recent popularization of remote work to the present issue of “quiet quitting,” things often taken for granted about the office are now a post-COVID no man’s land. One thing that has stayed the same, however, is human nature. Overview In his new book Virtue and […]