As we all settle back into the hustle and bustle that accompanies the return of school, take a few moments to relax and peek at some of our favorite things from the past week!
- MENTOR: The Fall Online Mentoring Program is now accepting applications! To become a mentor or mentee, submit your application by September 3rd.
- RESOURCE: We are more than what we do, but we are not less. God cares about what we do! God cares about the work of his people— in jobs, in church, and at home. #celebratework is a collaborative website that offers tons of free resources to encourage you at work. 4word is a proud partner of this visionary service.
- FOLLOW: Lopez Lomong, mentee of our own Diane Paddison, has partnered with World Vision to create a team of runners called 4SouthSudan. The team recently ran the “Hood to Coast” race and raised half a million dollars for water wells in South Sudan. Check out Diane’s Facebook post to see the team including: Shalane Flanagan, Ashton Eaton, Michael Chitwood, Alan Webb, Lopez Lomong, and Jim Ryun!
- SHOP: Sseko Designs Summer Sale is here! Find some end-of-summer deals for yourself while helping educate and empower women in Uganda.
Video of the Week
A powerful song from a powerful little voice.
- “Awesome Starts Now” —Jon Acuff challenges you to not wait to thrive in your “dream job”.
- “96-Year-Old Wins Online Songwriting with Moving Tribute to His Late Wife” —When Fred Stobaugh lost his wife of 73 years, he was left heartbroken and alone. A local songwriting contest prompted him to write a song for his wife, which helped lead him to victory. Grab your tissues before watching!
- “Learning and Trust” —Learning about God and trusting him should not have opposing growth in your life. Check out this candid article on ServingStrong.com and see if you are putting your learning to proper use.
A Pinterest Find
It’s the unofficial drink of autumn, and now you can make it from the comfort of your home!