Work Matters

A CHBC Faith + Work Podcast

How to Love and Serve Others in Our Post Roe Vs Wade Culture

September 7, 2022 • Roddy Dinsmore

The recent Dobbs decision has informed many of our conversations over the past few months. How should the church respond? In this month's edition of Work Matters we interview three members of our local community who have dedicated their lives to serving mothers, fathers, and babies in bringing holistic support to those considering an abortion. Watch and listen as Cindy Kouhout (Executive Director of Pregnancy Support Services), Lans Jones (Director of Education for Relationships ED, PSS) and Wendy Bonano (Executive Director of Gateway Women's Care) share about their calling, the challenges their organizations and the pro-life movement face, and how CHBC can help care for the unborn and for their fathers and mothers.

Grace Ueng

May 12, 2022 • Roddy Dinsmore

Grace Ueng joins us this month to share about her journey with depression, teaching, and working as an executive coach. Listen in as we learn how God can use our challenges and difficulties to speak into the lives of others. NOTES: - Sign up for a weekly Leadership and Happiness newsletter here: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/happiness-and-leadership-6920448281277800448/ - Learn more about Grace and her work @ https://savvygrowth.com/about/

Malcolm Pettigrew

April 6, 2022 • Roddy Dinsmore, Malcolm Pettigrew

Planting a church is a lot like starting a new business. In this edition of Work Matters, Malcolm Pettigrew talks us through some of that process. From growing up in Ohio, to working at a camp in Texas, to serving at CHBC, and to planting in Hillsborough, Malcolm shares how the Lord has prepared him and his family for this new chapter of their lives.

Rebecca Stevenson

January 12, 2022 • Roddy Dinsmore

Words are beautiful and powerful and convey to us wonderful truths about God. In this month's interview Rebecca Stevenson shares with us how the Lord has used her love for words and literature to bless her and others. Listen in as she shares about her two books and gives us a glimpse into her latest project.

Robert Smith III

December 8, 2021 • Roddy Dinsmore

Robert Smith is an elder at CHBC and serves as the Associate Chair for Administration at UNC's Department of Neurology. Listen in as Robert shares about his humble upbringing, the influence his parents had on him, how he came to faith and to CHBC, and how he models his leadership style after Jesus' servant leadership model.

Natalie Giduz

November 4, 2021 • Roddy Dinsmore

Our church has had a rich history of caring for vulnerable children through adoption and foster care. Natalie Giduz, CHBC member currently in a Masters of Social Work at UNC, is helping provide some structure to our efforts in supporting families and individuals who are caring for these children. Listen in as she shares about this work and how you can help demonstrate the love of Christ in this area.  Signup on biblechurch.life for the Adoption/Foster Care Ministry Lunch for Sunday, November 14, 12:30 pm. To take your next step in getting involved in the ministry of adoption and foster care, email Natalie Giduz (ngiduz825@gmail.com).

Devin Dickel

October 6, 2021 • Roddy Dinsmore

Business for Transformation, or B4T, is a growing strategy for taking the gospel, in all of its implications, to the least reached around the world. In this month's interview, Devin Dickel of Open USA, shares more about B4T, the philosophy behind it, and how it plays out in the real world. Devin and two other members of Open USA will be joining us for our Made for Mission Conference in February 2022.

Jill Huffman

September 1, 2021 • Roddy Dinsmore

Jill Huffman has been teaching young minds and hands to create and problem solve through various media of art. As an educator in a diverse school system, through the influence of Triangle Fellows, she is now working to elevate the art and voice of black artists, a demographic conspicuously absent from most curricula. Listen in as Jill and Pastor Roddy discuss art, its importance in the lives of students, and how it reflects the beauty of God.

Dr. Sarah Whang

April 7, 2021 • Roddy Dinsmore

How should Christians respond to broken systems in our communities? How should we address issues which disproportionately impact lower income communities? In this month's Work Matters, Dr. Sarah Whang shares how God is using her medical skills and passions, through her vocation, to bless and serve those who need specialized care, but who cannot afford the services. You will also hear how Sarah is partnering with Angel Mirzoca (CHBC member) to help other clinics begin to offer these great services.

Dr. Christopher Kigongo

March 3, 2021 • Roddy Dinsmore

Dr. Christopher Kigongo (CHBC Elder) has dedicated his life to serving others through his skills in public health, both in is home country of Uganda and here in the US. Listen in as Dr. Kigongo shares about his beginnings in exploring medicine, how the HIV crisis of the 80's influenced his career, and how the gospel speaks into his work as one who cares for others. You will also learn about an exciting project with Worldwide Endeavors he has been working on for years to build a hospital in an underserved part of Uganda. Reach out to him at ckigongo@hotmail.com if you want to learn more.

Ben Thomason

February 3, 2021 • Roddy Dinsmore

Having worked in investment banking and now teaching at the Duke's Fuqua School of Business, Ben Thomason, CHBC member and elder, shares his experience in the business world. He gives us a great glimpse into the challenges of the financial industry and brings hope through the gospel to redeem that sector of society.  If you are interested in joining a weekly call for CHBC business owners and entrepreneurs, please contact Roddy at roddy@biblechurch.org.

Ian Howes

January 6, 2021 • Roddy Dinsmore

This month's Work Matters podcast features Ian Howes - a long-time member of CHBC and has a passion for using business as a tool to bless others, both in word and in deed. His extensive business background and passion for reaching the lost with the gospel have led him to delve into the world of Business as Mission (also known as Business for Transformation). He has helped entrepreneurs and business owners in China and Bangladesh and is in the process of launching a business in Durham which employs at-risk youth. If you are interested in joining a weekly call for CHBC business owners and entrepreneurs, please contact Ian at ian.howes@anagoaccelerator.com.

Amy Huffman

December 1, 2020 • Roddy Dinsmore

Access and engagement to online resources has proven to be a critical factor in helping families and individuals connected with resources available to them. This necessity for connection to information has become even more crucial during this COVID season. This month's "Work Matters" podcast features Amy Huffman whose work is precisely to help people in North Carolina engage with online resources. Listen/watch as Amy shares why her work matters and how she has grown to better serve and love her co-workers as she has grown in her faith.

Andrew White

November 3, 2020 • Roddy Dinsmore

In this month's Work Matters podcast, Pastor Rodrigo interviews Andrew White, CHBC Missionary with Cru City, as he discusses Jesus' call to love the poor and marginalized in our communities.

Nicole Moore

October 5, 2020 • Roddy Dinsmore

In this month's Work Matters podcast Pastor Rodrigo interviews Nicole Moore (Triangle fellows alumnus), a social worker and therapist in Durham who has been at CHBC since 2009. Nicole describes the joys and challenges of her work, her role in training other therapists, and how her faith informs her calling in restoring families.