So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing. 1 Thessalonians 5:11
Hungry to connect with other Christian business leaders who are finding ways to live out their faith in the workplace? Faith at Work Iowa partners offer events, education, training, counseling and other resources to guide you. You may also reach out to us directly at

Unconventional Business Network

Started in 2001, Unconventional Business Network is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the faith-at-work movement among small business leaders in the United States and around the world. UBN believes the Bible is the ultimate business handbook, containing practical instruction for today’s business leaders. God’s Word reveals business wisdom that is distinctive and practical for today’s entrepreneurs and their leadership teams. When applied, Scripture’s guidance forms an unconventional business!

C12: Christian Business Forums and Executive Coaching

C12 is not a business bible study or a Christian business networking group. It’s an architected environment for business, life, and leadership transformation. Designed exclusively for Christian CEOs and executives, the C12 format helps you calibrate the entirety of your business by providing a framework and format to evaluate and align to the focus areas in our signature 5-Point Alignment Matrix: revenue generation, operations management, financial management, organizational development, and ministry in and through the business.

First Liberty Institute

First Liberty Institute is the largest legal organization in the nation dedicated exclusively to defending religious liberty for all Americans. Our nation’s Founding Fathers established this right as our First Freedom nearly two and a half centuries ago, and we intend to keep it that way.

Marketplace Chaplains

Marketplace Chaplains is the largest and longest continuing provider of workplace chaplains to corporate America today. A number of leading Iowa companies - including Willis Auto Campus, Seneca Tank, RCS Millwork and more - are enhancing the overall well-being of their employees by engaging the services of Marketplace Chaplains in their place of work - improving employee engagement and culture.

Life 107.1

Whether you listen, pray, give, or interact with Life 107.1 in some other way, you play an active role in sharing Christ with others. It is our hope that as people engage with the Gospel through Life 107.1, they have a stronger desire to share that same Good News with those they care about. In other words, it is with your help that the Gospel is shared here in central Iowa. God does the work of changing lives, but He gives you and me this amazing opportunity to be involved.

Heartland Christian Counseling

At Heartland Christian Counseling, we are committed to helping people with evidence based best practices in the field of psychology. We are also deeply committed to the integration of Christian faith and spiritual matters whenever desired and appropriate in treatment with our clients. Our services include outpatient counseling and therapy for children, adolescents, adults and older adults. Our staff is clinically trained in psychology and social work best practices.

Virtual Zoom Lunch

Dan Herod

Wednesday, May 12 
(12:00 - 1:00 PM)
Overcoming It All
Dan Herod is a husband, father, friend, communicator and author. He and his family are no strangers to adversity. After enduring two consecutive miscarriages, they encountered an unimaginable tragedy when their 13-month-old daughter passed away from SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). Since that fateful day, Dan and his family have found the key to living an incredibly abundant life in the midst of overwhelmingly heartbreaking circumstances.

Dan lives to encourage everyone to live the best life possible. For over 15 years he has been speaking to groups of all ages and sizes. Dan tells humorous stories and shares compelling experiences in each and every talk he gives. It is his joy to share what he has discovered in the most difficult season of his life.

Since 2010, Dan has served as the Youth Alive Director for Wisconsin and Northern Michigan. Youth Alive is an organization committed to helping students live the best life possible. He loves to spend time with his family and finds immense joy serving as a volunteer fire department in his community. Dan and his family reside in central Wisconsin where the summers are ever so beautifully breathtaking, and the winters are so cold they take your breath away.

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Dallas Steward

Thursday, May 13 
(11:45 - 1:00 PM)
Assistant Coach at Michigan Tech
Dallas Steward enters his fourth season as an assistant coach at Michigan Tech in 2020-21. During his first season, Steward and the Huskies went to the NCAA Tournament after winning the WCHA Championship Game. Tech finished 22-17-5 overall and was ranked No. 16 in the final USCHO poll. Four players have signed NHL contracts in his first two seasons at Michigan Tech.

Steward was an Associate Head Coach with the Chicago Steel of the USHL for two seasons from 2015-17. The 2016-17 team went 38-17-2 in the regular season, defeated Youngstown and Dubuque in the first two rounds of the playoffs, and won the USHL Championship with an overtime win over Sioux City in Game 5 of the Clark Cup.

Steward started his coaching career with the Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL) as an assistant coach and scouting director from 2011-15. He helped lead the team to three consecutive playoff berths and a Clark Cup title in 2014-15.

Steward played 138 games over four years at the University of Alaska Anchorage from 2000-04. He scored 27 goals and added 32 assists as a forward, was an assistant captain as a senior, and a three-time WCHA All-Academic selection. Steward went on to play six years of professional hockey in both the CHL and ECHL from 2004-10.

Prior to college, Steward played three seasons with the Green Bay Gamblers, winning the Clark Cup in 2000. He amassed a total of 74 points over three seasons with the Gamblers, including 18 goals and 27 assists in their championship season.
The Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin native has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and public communication from UAA. He and his wife Janet have two daughters, Jade and Blake.



Faith at Work is committed to following Biblical principles in order to unite and inspire today’s Christian business and community leaders. We are devoted to helping build integrity and faith in the workplace, and spread the love of Jesus Christ.