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.
Katie O’Leary, a strategic growth consultant for start-ups and small businesses, shares her personal perspective on women in the workplace (6:53), aligning her career with her faith (8:53), and the 4 C’s (13:11)
Two personal workplace stories featuring Ginny DeSanto sharing about the Father’s gift of work (0:52), and Jason Ahrens talking about triumphing over challenges in the workplace (7:54).
Steve Becker shares his own personal career journey and learning about misfortune as a great gift in God’s hands. If you wish to view the full presentation, you can watch it here. Abilities, affinity, opportunity (4:08), misfortune as a friend (9:53), the law of the gift (12:26)
Steve Becker shares insights on discovering our personal calling based on his own experience. If you wish to view the full presentation, you can watch it here. Job crafting (3:35), the three pillars (9:42), and the compassionate employer (13:49)
A bonus clip from last week’s podcast in which Louis Grams discusses the creation of the Christians in Commerce organization.
A conversation between Louis Grams, one of three co-founders of Christians in Commerce, and Marya Huntington, a financial analyst for General Mills. Stewards of creation (1:04), living the radical life (6:55), dealing with hostility (17:53)
A conversation between Christopher Dietzen, former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice, and Bryan Huntington, attorney for Larkin Hoffman. Abducted and rescued (2:14), mentoring (9:50), pursuing judgeship (17:30)
A conversation between Russ Shurts, software engineer, and Luke Cahill, Christians in Commerce. Finding a career (5:00), back to the workplace (11:08), a new perspective (16:02), where do you want me? (25:46)
Part 2 of a two-part conversation between Dr. Michael Naughton, University of St. Thomas, and Steve Becker, Christians in Commerce. Differentiating Adam 1 and Adam 2 (0:53), resume virtues vs. eulogy virtues (2:57), why Sunday matters on Monday (8:17), changing our perspectives on leisure (15:30)
Part 1 of a two-part conversation between Dr. Michael Naughton, University of St. Thomas, and Steve Becker, Christians in Commerce. “The heart of the Christian story is that God is with us, so what is our relationship between faith and work? It isn’t that we bring God to the work, God is in our work.” Do we have the eyes to see God? That’s often the challenge for many of us, we don’t see the deeper reality that’s occurring. Our faith creates a high bar for us.”