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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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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 asked […]

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 pastoral […]

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 […]

Abby Worland
Naomi Hartman Joins Denver Institute as Public Engagement Associate

Editor’s note: We recently welcomed Naomi Hartman to the Denver Institute team as our Public Engagement Associate. Naomi and I talked about her prior work and what she’s most excited about at Denver Institute. Our conversation below has been lightly edited for length and clarity. How did you first connect with Denver Institute?Naomi: ​​I first […]

Summer Series: Finding Joy When Work Isn’t Enjoyable

Do you like The Faith & Work Podcast? Be sure to subscribe! Now available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and Spotify. Summary Summer is a great time to rest, enjoy the nice weather, and listen to your favorite podcasts. Tune into the Faith & Work Podcast as we kick off a four-part summer series. In these episodes […]

Teach Us To Pray: Episode 29

Do you like Teach Us To Pray? Be sure to subscribe! Now available on iTunes 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 and life.Episode 29: […]

Teach Us To Pray: Episode 28

Do you like Teach Us To Pray? Be sure to subscribe! Now available on iTunes 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 and life.Episode 28: […]

How You Think about Heaven Will Shape Your Work

Do you like The Faith & Work Podcast? Be sure to subscribe! Now available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and Spotify. Summary What bearing does our work have in light of eternity? How does our theology of heaven shape the way we show up to the needs of the world in the here and now?Tune in to […]

Brian Gray
Faithful Political Engagement: A Resource Collection

At Denver Institute, we strive toward a future where every person’s work brings hope and life to their city. But we recognize that the places where we live and work can be extremely pluralistic and polarized. This is especially true of our political climate over the past 20 years, where Christans are often seen as […]

Teach Us To Pray: Episode 27

Do you like Teach Us To Pray? Be sure to subscribe! Now available on iTunes 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 and life.Episode 27: […]

Why Your Imagination Matters to Public Life

Do you like The Faith & Work Podcast? Be sure to subscribe! Now available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and Spotify. Summary Join us for our second conversation on Faith In Public Life, featuring Karen Swallow Prior Ph. D., reader, writer, and professor. In this episode we discuss Karen’s most recent book, The Evangelical Imagination: How Stories, […]

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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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