Career Setbacks and How to Move Past Them

Your weekly roundup :: July 27 – 31

As you head into your weekend, here are a few articles from the past week we thought you might enjoy.


Watch the first Candid Conversation!

If you missed our first Candid Conversation on July 23, you can watch it now here. Be sure to download the resources available under the video recording and mark your calendar for the upcoming Candid Conversations listed at the bottom of the page!


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You’ve Been Planted Right Where You Need to Serve

Sofia Fonseca, architect, professor, and 4word: Houston board member, talks about how she has learned to acknowledge that where she is “planted” is the exact place and time in which God has equipped her to be a missionary for Him.

Did you know our Monday blogs are now available in Spanish? If you or someone you know is interested in receiving these blogs each week, click here


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Listen to Episode 14 now!

Nicole Arnold, Communications and Public Affairs Manager for an electric cooperative in Asheboro, NC, and a former lobbyist, shares what your spiritual walk can look like in your workplace and how to use your faith to navigate the current environment in the office and the world. Hosted by Jordan Johnstone.


Our work, love, pray favorites

women in the workplace, career advice, Christians in the workplace

How to Move Forward From Career Setbacks

May Busch writes about why it’s important to appreciate your career setbacks as valuable learning experiences.

relationships, dating, singleness, Christian dating, Christian relationships, parenting

How to Develop a Resilient Mindset

Timothy L. Sanford with Focus on the Family discusses why resilience is about learning from and growing through adversity and about becoming comfortable with being uncomfortable.

Christianity, faith, spiritual walk, relationship with God

What Can Business Teach the Local Church?

Andy Jones with the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics lists a few examples of lessons local church leaders can glean from business.

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Catch the latest Mentoring Monday show!

Listen to the latest episode of the Mentoring Monday radio show, featuring Kristen Stockton.


4word: Local Group Events

4word is recommending that all our Local Groups follow their state and local mandates regarding meetings and public gatherings. Please check with your Local Group regarding any event cancellations or changes to virtual meetings.

Take a look at these upcoming 4word: Local Group event dates and see which one(s) you can attend. We’d love to see you there!

For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.