Nine to Five: Podcast

Nine to Five podcasts are conversations with Christians who are actively seeking to align their careers with God’s mission. They are meant to challenge and encourage others through personal testimony and sharing. Listen to learn how you might bring Christ into your workplace.

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Christian Hospitality at Work

Ben Lorence, a director at Ameriprise Financial talks with Steve Becker of Christians in Commerce about a relationship with a devout Hindu at work (2:29), appreciative inquiries (11:36), and fostering Christian inquiry (18:45).

Advancing Life-Giving Culture

This episode features Paul Larsen, Consultant, Coach, and Connector for GiANT Worldwide and ICG Advisors. Paul was one of our lightning talks during our Coworkers in Christ Gathering on October 5, 2018. He discusses creating life-giving culture (1:25) and shalom at work (7:18). The second half of the podcast includes a Christ at Work story from Jim Ganther about a miraculous healing in the workplace (11:05).

Light the Darkness

Two personal workplace stories featuring Jeremy Stanbary sharing about aligning his career to God’s mission (0:48), and Luke Cahill talking about operating in the fruit of the Holy Spirit (14:38).

Imposter Syndrome

This episode features Roy Tinklenberg, founder of faithandworkmovement.org. Roy was one of our lightning talks during our Coworkers in Christ Gathering on October 5, 2018. He discusses comparing yourself to others (2:56) and a sand exercise (7:56). The second half of the podcast includes a Christ at Work story from Gail Cardwell about sharing her faith in the workplace (11:19).

Millennials and Challenge Groups

This episode is a panel discussion on the experience of growing Christians in Commerce small groups in South Bend. Randy Raciti talks with Joe Cramer and Peter Staffelbach about their experiences as members of Challenge Groups. They discuss joining a challenge group (3:42), the value of diversity (11:51), and mentorship (14:37)

Growing Challenge Groups in Indiana

This episode is a panel discussion on the experience of growing Christians in Commerce small groups in South Bend. Rich Preuss interviews Steve Smith and Robert Goo about their increased growth in the past year. Steve shares about keys to their success and Rob about his own experience as a new participant. They discuss the role of “Working for Our Father” (9:52), the impact of a homework assignment (14:05), and keys to expansion (17:07)

Being of Significance

This episode features Tammy Krings, owner and president of The Conversations that Matter. Tammy was one of our lightning talks during our Coworkers in Christ Gathering on October 5, 2018. The second half of the podcast includes a Christ at Work story from Craig McLain about sharing his faith in the workplace. They discuss distractions at work (6:14), significance (9:19), and teaching in the marketplace (12:09)

Three Godly Habits of Rest

This episode features Dr. Michael Naughton, director of the Center for Catholic Studies at the University of St Thomas in Minnesota. Dr. Naughton was one of our lightning talks during our Coworkers in Christ Gathering on October 5, 2018. The second half of the podcast includes a Christ at Work story from Christine Ziegler about finding hope in her workplace. This episode includes the three habits of rest (1:51), meeting Mother Teresa (7:00), and hope in the workplace (11:35).

Panel Discussion: Faith in the Fortune 500 (Part 2)

This episode is part 2 of a panel discussion from our Coworkers in Christ Gathering on October 5, 2018. The conversation was moderated by Roy Tinklenberg, founder of faithandworkmovement.org. The panelists, in the order that you will hear them, include Nick Kim from Google, Ben Lorence of Ameriprise Financial, Jermy Jamison from ExxonMobil, and Mike Russell of Medtronic. They discuss overcoming negative stereotypes (1:39), what is “my why”? (4:35), and audacious goals (15:49).

Panel Discussion: Faith in the Fortune 500 (Part 1)

This episode is part 1 of a panel discussion from our Coworkers in Christ Gathering on October 5, 2018. The conversation was moderated by Roy Tinklenberg, founder of faithandworkmovement.org. The panelists, in the order that you will hear them, include Nick Kim from Google, Ben Lorence of Ameriprise Financial, Jermy Jamison from ExxonMobil, and Mike Russell of Medtronic. They discuss why they do what they do (3:09), Christian employee resource groups (13:38), and the spiritual climate of their companies (17:27).