I wonder what it would look like to see a collaborative movement of people who stay. Not just in hip neighborhoods or hurting neighborhoods, but all kinds of places—in North Scottsdale, South Phoenix, East Mesa, West Glendale, you name it.Read More
One afternoon, he climbed to the top of what we know as A Mountain and looked out at the dusty plot of land at the foot of the hill. Most people would have seen nothing but barrenness and obstacles, but Hayden saw opportunity. He saw the city of Tempe.
Many of the donations received by Treasures4Teachers are common items in the office or home that many would simply consider throwing away, yet these are the very items Barbara wants to repurpose for the classroom. As passionate as she is about helping teachers, she is equally passionate about reusing and repurposing items...Read More
It started with an Instagram account and a hashtag: #whyilovewhereilive. It soon became a full scale movement, manifest in a blog, events, clothing, social media feeds, and so on. Why I love Where I Live- or WILWIL – has now became a galvanizing force in Tucson.Read More
... But rarely are people thinking about these two questions: “What type of people are necessary to cultivate a city with these attributes?” and “Am I willing to invest in and care for the community where I live?”Read More
Many who reflect on issues related to faith and work have become accustomed to describing God as a worker. We say that he’s the Great Architect who designed the world, the Great Artist who carefully crafted each leaf, and the Great Physician who heals our wounds. How often, though, have you heard him described as the Great Janitor?Read More
“No task is too small a vessel to hold the immense dignity of work given by God." – Tim Keller
The average adult will spend over 92,000 hours at work during the course of their lifetime, not to mention the many hours they will spend studying, doing domestic work, or participating in civic life.
How can we equip God’s people to engage in their work for the glory of God and the good of the their neighbors?
How can we affirm the many vocations and occupations that are represented in our communities?
This Surge lunch was designed to give you practical tools to empower every member of your church to contribute to God's mission through their day to day work.
If you couldn't make it or just want to listen to it again click on read more to listen to the audio recordings from January Surge Lunch.Read More