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So far Helen Mitchell has created 10 blog entries.

RightNow Media’s Introduction of Helen Mitchell at the 2019 Work as Worship Conference in Dallas, TX

As one of the keynote speakers for 2019, along with Francis Chan and Steve Green, Hobby Lobby, it was an honor and a privilege to be invited to participate in this impactful conference. We highly recommend their library of online resources where you will find Helen’s talk at rightnowmediaatwork.org. As this short video introduction shares, Helen Mitchell ...

By | 2019-08-22T00:12:05+00:00 June 27th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Company News, Videos & Podcasts|0 Comments

Talbot Magazine, June 2019 – Helen Mitchell Featured Center Article, “Equipping People to Do Ministry Monday Through Friday”

Across from the Dean's letter in print edition of Talbot Magazine, you'll find Helen's featured article, "Equipping People to Do Ministry Monday Through Friday". It reads, "Work was designed to provide intrinsic value for human flourishing and a better society. Work is part of our service to Christ. Work when done in the hands of ...

By | 2019-06-24T21:33:24+00:00 June 19th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Company News|0 Comments

Moses and the Burning Water Cooler: Featured Article on High Calling

Moses was a common man whose relationships distinguished him as a man of God in the eyes of his followers. An obedient and humble servant of the Lord, he accepted his 40-year assignment to lead the Israelites to the Promised Land. This "job offer" wasn't his first choice, but he wasn't about to cross God. ...

By | 2018-02-08T11:28:29+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Right or Wrong? You Can’t Have It Both Ways: Featured Article on High Calling

A handyman and a mortgage broker built their businesses with a heart toward serving the Lord through their work. This was easy enough as long as business was profitable, clients many, and problems few. Of course, problems always show up eventually, and often they present an opportunity to choose Christ's way. For the handyman, going into ...

By | 2018-02-08T11:28:29+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Closing the Gap Between Church and Business

Helen M. Mitchell, in September 2011, then Director and co-founder of Saddleback Church's workplace ministry, Saddleback@Work, discusses with Talbot School of Theology faculty and the late Dallas Willard, the outcomes and objectives of deploying a responsible theology of work in the local church to disciple workplace believers. In this video clip, the Biola graduate and guest lecturer ...

The Truth about Women at Work: Featured Article on Asbury Seminary

“Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.” Proverbs 31:30 (NIV) Most little girls dream of being a princess and living happily ever after with little stress or worry. One day, those little girls grow up and reality and fantasy collide. They will enter the ...

By | 2017-06-23T21:33:30+00:00 May 16th, 2016|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

3 Lies About Work that Have People Fooled!: Asbury Theological Seminary, church, faith, Seedbed Publishing

Before Jesus gave us the “Great Commission” in Matthew 28, God gave Adam and Eve what I call the “Great Management Commission” in Genesis 1. The first reference to humanity in scripture is found in Genesis 1:26 with God saying, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness.” In God’s perfection and creation, ...

By | 2018-02-08T11:28:30+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

7 Ways Pastors Can Guide Business Leaders: Featured Article on Asbury Seminary

I came from the business world and it feels like home to me. The planning, strategizing, organizing, and leading are energizing and bring me back to my own days as a successful business executive. My experience was the perfect foundation to build Saddleback@Work, the workplace ministry of Saddleback Church. The experience made it easy for ...

By | 2018-02-08T11:28:30+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Supporting Your Working Congregation: Featured Article on Asbury Seminary

Whether it is in the home or in the marketplace, there is no single model or one right way for the local church to support your working congregation. A few ideas to connect people working in the marketplace include: a church business directory for its members and availability to the congregation; business networking and mentoring ...

By | 2017-06-23T21:33:30+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Pastor’s Role in Supporting Business Leaders: Featured Article on Asbury Seminary

In my journey with workplace ministries I have learned that there is both a need and a huge opportunity for the church to make a difference in the business community—but most pastors don’t know it. Most of the pastors and seminary students I’ve spoken with over the years have not considered how or why they ...

By | 2018-02-08T11:28:30+00:00 January 26th, 2016|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments