Faith and Silicon Valley

Spiritual Opportunity in Silicon Valley

I (Skip Vaccarello) was interviewed recently for the Leadership Journal, a publication of Christianity Today. In the article, I was asked about my spiritual journey, about faith in Silicon Valley, and about barriers that technological advancement may have to the pursuit of faith. The only correction I would make to the interview is that I …

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Nancy Ortberg Named CEO of Transforming the Bay With Christ (TBC)

Nancy Ortberg was introduced as TBC’s new CEO and Jon Talbert as the organization’s COO at TBC’s gathering on Saturday, May 16. Transforming the Bay with Christ is a coalition of business leaders, venture capitalists, pastors, and non-profit leaders, focused on helping to develop a grass roots activity that will transform the Bay Area through social compassion …

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What a Beautiful Day!

The weekend of April 25 and 26 saw the mobilization of thousands of people delivering compassionate services in Santa Clara County. “Beautiful Day” is what the activity is called. It is a coalition of churches, government agencies, and community organizations serving needs in the community. Activities included building, cleaning, renovating, painting, and landscaping at schools, parks, …

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PBS Show Highlights Faith in Silicon Valley

In my April 3 post, I wrote about recent events that show how God is working in Silicon Valley. A PBS television show “Religion and Ethics Newsweekly” that aired the weekend of April 4th, highlights the contrast between the typical values of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and the new breed of Christian entrepreneurs that are rising up. I …

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Something Special is Happening in Silicon Valley!

Frequent readers of this blog are aware that God is doing something special in Silicon Valley – traditionally one of the most secular areas in the country. Four events over a ten-day span in March add to the sense that God is up to something significant. The 2015 Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast on March 13 drew a …

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Making a Difference on the Peninsula – Central Peninsula Church

Central Peninsula Church (CPC) is making a difference in our community, specifically with its commitment to heal the brokenness in people’s lives. CPC houses three campuses in the mid-peninsula – Foster City, San Bruno, and Redwood City. I had heard much about CPC and its lead pastor, Dr. Mark Mitchell, but wanted to find out …

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“Finding Your Calling” — The Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast on Friday, March 13

The twenty-first Silicon Valley Prayer Breakfast is on Friday, March 13 at the Hyatt Regency, 5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara. The theme of this year’s event is “Finding Your Calling.” Kirk Perry, Google president of Brand Solutions, is thekeynote speaker. Kirk came to Google from a top position at Proctor & Gamble when he sensed that God …

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A Million Dollar Vision — Walking for Water on March 21

Ruth Hardin has a vision – to raise $1 million to provide sustainable water solutions for some of the one billion people around the world without safe drinking water. Hardin formed an event called ‘Silicon Valley Discipleship Walk for Water” that takes place on Saturday, March 21. The event started out as an activity for …

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Peninsula Covenant Church – Not Your Typical Church

Nestled against a rolling hillside in Redwood City, among mature redwood, pine, and cedar trees, sits Peninsula Covenant Church. Its pastoral setting, however, belies its fierce commitment to service. The Apostle Paul sums up one of God’s most important commands in Galatians 5:13 (ESV):  “For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom …

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