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Spiritual Disciplines for Your Work
Brian Gray
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Working from the Inside Out: A Brief Guide to Inner Work That Transforms Our Outer World
Jeff Haanen
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An Uncommon Guide to Retirement: Finding God’s Purpose for the Next Season of Life
Jeff Haanen
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Virtue & Vice at Work: Ancient Wisdom for a Modern Age
Ryan Tafilowski
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available January 2, 2024
Faithful Work: In the Daily Grind with God and for Others
Ross Chapman
Ryan Tafilowski
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available October 24, 2023
Women, Work, & Calling: Step Into Your Place in God’s World
Joanna Meyer
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Courses

At The Faith & Work Classroom, we bring you experts from a variety of industries to explore questions about faith and work through free, online courses.
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Blog

The Denver Institute blog includes stories about individual workers, academic articles, theological studies, and personal reflections to examine the many aspects of faith and work.

Jeff Haanen
The Public Good of Faith Expressed Through Work

It’s often assumed that faith is a private matter. Fine for your personal life, but less appropriate in the workplace or public life. Yet time and time again, I’ve seen that when faith becomes a public matter – and is expressed as working for the good of one’s neighbor – there are transformative results for […]

Jeff Haanen
What Greg Thompson Can Teach Us About Living as Christians in Cities

Occasionally you meet somebody that shines with such virtue that you are, perhaps for the first time, made aware of your own poverty of spirit. When I met Greg Thompson during our Thriving Cities symposium in late October, I almost immediately felt the weight of his glory. Before speaking to the crowd, he almost desperately […]

Jeff Haanen
Why Work Is at the Heart of God’s Mission

Almost every Sunday morning at church, as we finish the final songs and benediction (and I prepare to pick up my crew of girls from Sunday School – now four!), I find myself asking the same question: What is the Church sent into the world to do? This is a question that my friends in […]

Jeff Haanen
How To Choose a Career: Advice From a Puritan Pastor

“What am I called to?” That’s the question it seems most of us are asking. My friend Nathan is a pastor of young adults, and without a doubt, nearly everybody he knows hates their jobs. The question “What am I called to?” is often followed by “It can’t be this!”The fact that 70% of Americans […]

Strengthen Your Leadership through Prayer

Do you like The Faith & Work Podcast? Be sure to subscribe! Now available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and Spotify. Summary What role can prayer play in an organization? When it comes to leadership how might we implement prayer as a key practice? In today’s episode, we share the stage with our sibling podcast Teach Us […]

Teach Us To Pray: Episode 21

Do you like The Faith & Work Podcast? Be sure to subscribe! Now available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and Spotify. Summary Hosted by Jeff Hoffmeyer, Vice President of Advancement, this podcast seeks to focus on the practice of prayer through scripture as a primary way to know, trust, and rest in God in our daily work […]

How Mortgage Sales Can Change a Life

Do you like The Faith & Work Podcast? Be sure to subscribe! Now available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and Spotify. Summary What does it look like to bring hope and life to those who are seeking home ownership? In this episode, we hear about a company and an individual who is doing just that – Stephen […]

Does the Bible Really Tell Us to Work Shrewdly?

Do you like The Faith & Work Podcast? Be sure to subscribe! Now available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and Spotify. Summary What does it mean to be shrewd? Does the Bible really tell us to work in this way? In this episode, we discuss Luke 16 The Parable of the Shrewd Manager, and learn more about […]

Abby Worland
God Doesn’t Miss Deadlines: Thoughts on Productivity

Have you ever gotten to the end of the day, looked at your to-do list, and realized you may have been more than a little optimistic when you wrote it that morning? Where does the time go? Why is it so hard to actually get things done? I recently listened to the Freakonomics podcast episode titled […]

Are You Addicted to Productivity?

Do you like The Faith & Work Podcast? Be sure to subscribe! Now available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and Spotify. Summary As we start the new year, it can be easy to get wrapped up in setting new goals and intentions, implementing life hacks, and recording plans for all you can accomplish this coming year. But […]

Teach Us To Pray: Episode 20

Do you like The Faith & Work Podcast? Be sure to subscribe! Now available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and Spotify. Summary Welcome to the newest podcast of Denver Institute for Faith & Work: Teach Us To Pray! Hosted by Jeff Hoffmeyer, Vice President of Advancement, this podcast seeks to focus on the practice of prayer through […]

Working from the Inside Out featuring Jeff Haanen

Do you like The Faith & Work Podcast? Be sure to subscribe! Now available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and Spotify. Summary The internal health of our lives deeply affects who we are becoming and the quality of work we can offer to the world. So how do we practice emotional and vocational health in our lives, […]

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At Work, With God, For the World: Preview the 5280 Fellowship
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The Call to Commerce: 6 Ways to Love Your Neighbor Through Business
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Faith-Based Investing: A Guide for Financial Advisors
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Politics at Twilight: Faithful Political Engagement in an Age of Ideology
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Called Together: A Biblical Look at Gender in the Workplace
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Deep Rest: A Study of Sabbath
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A Study on Calling: New Thoughts for an Old Idea
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Experiencing God’s Purpose & Presence: Digital Devotional
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