We spend most of our lives working. From our first day of school to our first day of retirement (and often far beyond that), we work and we work, whether studying or parenting, paid or volunteering, self-employed or looking for employment. The good news is that, regardless of what we do or how much we… Read More A Word to the Wise: About Work and School
Work. For many of us, it’s where we spend most of our days. What does the Bible have to say about it? Well, quite a bit, but the challenge is that many of the passages on work are set in a context far different than our own. The Bible was not written to us,… Read More Living “Beyond Me” in our Work
Work can cause serious struggle in our lives. Some of us are unemployed. Others are underemployed. A few of us are in the jobs we spent years training for, but have since discovered it wasn’t what we expected. Most of us wonder about what we do every day. Does it really matter? In the message… Read More Work: Am I Making a Difference?
I remember the first time someone asked me to mentor them. My initial reaction was a mixture of honor and inadequacy. I wasn’t sure I would be able to live up to their expectations. Over the years, I’ve learned that my response is not uncommon. Unfortunately, I’ve watched great potential mentors decline the request because… Read More 3 Tips for Becoming a Better Mentor
Love This Book is ending, but what we’ve learned over this past year is not. Throughout the Love This Book series, many in our Blackhawk family have shared how they’ve been shaped–sometimes in unexpected ways–by reading the Bible consistently. Kelsey Glavee from Blackhawk Downtown is one of those people. Last Sunday, Kelsey shared her story… Read More Learning to Truly Love This Book