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We Had a Party Because He Lost His Job

It sounds weird right? And then it hit me – you can’t lose a job if you don’t have a job! Jerry learned from our class that failure was actually a component of success, and that failing was not the issue, only failing to get back up. He got up, kept moving forward and is still working today…and looking for a second job!

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From Those To These

This has been a divisive couple of weeks. From that superficial rivalry between Chicago vs Cleveland in a game, to this country’s visceral struggle to select a leader. …

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Our Journey Through Jobs for Life

As an organization that grew out of Stairway Church, Hilltop Foundation exists to connect people to their dreams for relief from poverty of body, mind and spirit. They are committed to empowering…

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Why Is Your Work Important?

At Jobs for Life (JfL), we’re always asking ourselves, “Why is our work important?” Perhaps it’s important because it answers this question by Johann Baptist Metz: …

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Inside the Wire: A Conversation with Scott Jamieson of Church of Another Chance in Nashville

Scott Jamieson grew up believing that being successful was what life was all about. He went to college, excelled in his career, and become the CEO of a business in Baltimore by the age of 37. But he…

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Podcast (Episode #12): The Story Behind The Storyteller

One of the main ways Jesus communicated his message was through story. On this podcast, David Spickard spends time with an amazing storyteller and close friend, Mark Schultz. …

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I’m Thankful…For The One

(Editor's Note: This is a guest blog post written by Marty Imper, Administrative Assistant and Jobs for Life Instructor at Attack Poverty in Richmond, Texas.) …

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Podcast (Episode #11): Bold and Winsome Faith - A Conversation with Scott Sauls

This week's podcast features a conversation with Scott Sauls, Senior pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Tennessee. Prior to moving to Nashville, Scott was a lead and preaching…

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