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Christianity in Business is the show that helps Christian business leaders to integrate biblical values into business. This podcast is produced by the Center for Christianity in Business, an initiative of the Archie W. Dunham College of Business at Houston Baptist University.

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Christianity in Business is the show that helps Christian business leaders to integrate biblical values into business. This podcast is produced by the Center for Christianity in Business, an initiative of the Archie W. Dunham College of Business at Houston Baptist University.

    The Key to Fearless Leadership (w/ Catherine Gates)

    The Key to Fearless Leadership (w/ Catherine Gates)

    On this episode, we’re joined by Catherine Gates.
    Catherine is Senior Director of Content & Partnerships for Workmatters, an organization that equips Christians to close the gap between their faith and work. Catherine has written workplace Bible studies and devotionals. She is on the board of Ladies of Grace, a women’s prison ministry, and on the executive advisory council of the Women’s Empowerment Center. Originally from Long Island, NY, Catherine lives in Northwest Arkansas with her husband Thomas and has one adult son. Her mission is to equip Christian women to reach more of their God-given potential.
    And she’s the author of the new book, The Confidence Cornerstone: A Woman’s Guide to Fearless Leadership.
    www.CatherineGates.com
    www.Workmatters.org
    Questions and lessons explored in this episode:
    What is the “confidence cornerstone”? How would we know if Jesus is truly our confidence cornerstone? How is Workmatters making an impact in the Faith@Work Movement? Christianity in Business is the show that helps Christian business leaders to integrate biblical values into business. | Entrepreneurship | Marketing | Nonprofit | Church | Author | Startups | Marketplace | Ministry | Business as Mission | Faith and Work | Faith | Success | Leadership | www.ChristianityInBusiness.com

    • 22 min
    Biblical Leadership and Self-Deception (w/ Sam Voorhies)

    Biblical Leadership and Self-Deception (w/ Sam Voorhies)

    On this episode, we’re joined by Sam Voorhies.
    Sam serves as the executive director of the Center for Biblical Leadership and Professor of Leadership at the MacArthur School of Leadership at Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBA) in West Palm Beach, Florida.
    Prior to academia, Sam had a 30-year career in various roles of senior leadership in the humanitarian industry, including serving as global director for leadership and organizational development of World Vision International.
    Sam is passionate about working with leaders, their teams and organizations to achieve exceptional performance, with a focus on delivering strategic support to assess capabilities and expand successes for increased effective leadership and team growth aligned with organizational mission and values.
    Sam holds a Ph.D. in International Development Education from Florida State University. He is the author of several articles and publications on leadership, international and community development.
    Recently, he co-authored an article in the latest issue of the Christian Business Review titled “Leading from Within: Modeling Biblical Transformation.”
    http://www.pba.edu/cbl
    Questions and lessons explored in this episode:
    What’s the key practical difference between biblical leadership and other types of leadership? How do shame and pride stifle leadership effectiveness? What is needed for a leader to go from self-deception to self-awareness? Christianity in Business is the show that helps Christian business leaders to integrate biblical values into business. | Entrepreneurship | Marketing | Nonprofit | Church | Author | Startups | Marketplace | Ministry | Business as Mission | Faith and Work | Faith | Success | Leadership | www.ChristianityInBusiness.com

    • 26 min
    How God Can Use Marketplace Adversity to Build Faith (w/ Warwick Fairfax)

    How God Can Use Marketplace Adversity to Build Faith (w/ Warwick Fairfax)

    On this episode, we’re joined by Warwick Fairfax.
    Warwick is the founder of Crucible Leadership, a philosophical and practical breakthrough in turning business and personal failures into the fuel for igniting a life of significance. He has been hailed by Forbes as offering “compelling insights for anyone who would like to wake up feeling inspired by their work, but doesn’t” … insights rooted not in a checklist of glib to-do’s but in his own experience at the epicenter of one of the most spectacular business failures in the history of his home nation of Australia.
    He shares insights from his experience and interviews other leaders who have leveraged their crucible moments to live and lead with significance on the podcast BEYOND THE CRUCIBLE.
    He holds an undergraduate degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. He is an International Coach Federation (ICF) certified executive coach.
    https://crucibleleadership.com/
    Questions and lessons explored in this episode:
    What went wrong when Warwick achieved a $2 billion takeover of one of Australia’s largest and longest-standing companies at the age of 26? What is “crucible leadership?” What Scriptures and biblical truths helped Warwick to move beyond the life-altering crucible of the takeover? Christianity in Business is the show that helps Christian business leaders to integrate biblical values into business. | Entrepreneurship | Marketing | Nonprofit | Church | Author | Startups | Marketplace | Ministry | Business as Mission | Faith and Work | Faith | Success | Leadership | www.ChristianityInBusiness.com

    • 32 min
    Vocational Disciple-Making (w/ Dave Buehring)

    Vocational Disciple-Making (w/ Dave Buehring)

    On this episode, we’re joined by Dave Buehring.
    Dave is the Founder and President of the Lionshare Leadership Group, a nonprofit organization aimed at igniting and equipping leaders to fulfill Jesus’ Great Co-Mission of making disciple makers.
    He’s the author of several books, including A Discipleship Journey and the forthcoming book, The Great Opportunity: Making Disciples of Jesus in Every Vocation.
    He can also be regularly heard on Lionshare’s podcast Wisdom Unlocked: The Ways of God.
    https://www.lionshare.org/
    Questions and lessons explored in this episode:
    What is vocational disciple-making? What are some examples of people becoming disciples of Jesus in the workplace? Christianity in Business is the show that helps Christian business leaders to integrate biblical values into business. | Entrepreneurship | Marketing | Nonprofit | Church | Author | Startups | Marketplace | Ministry | Business as Mission | Faith and Work | Faith | Success | Leadership | www.ChristianityInBusiness.com

    • 33 min
    Using Business as a Platform to Disciple Young People (w/ Seth Barnes)

    Using Business as a Platform to Disciple Young People (w/ Seth Barnes)

    On this episode, we’re joined by Seth Barnes.
    Seth is the Co-Founder of Global U, a Christian gap year program for artists, builders, and entrepreneurs looking to live life on mission.
    He is also Founder of Adventures in Missions. Adventures in Missions is an interdenominational missions organization that has taken over 125,000 people into the mission field since 1989, some for as short as a week and others for as long as a year or longer.
    To move toward the fulfillment of the vision, Seth also founded the World Race in 2005. The World Race provides trained teams of young adults the opportunity to engage in 11 international mission contexts in 11 months using an experiential, missional discipleship model.
    https://theglobalu.org/
    https://www.adventures.org/
    https://www.sethbarnes.com/
    Questions and lessons explored in this episode:
    What is the role of business professionals in the cross-cultural mission of the Church? For recent high school graduates, do apprenticeships offer a better model for Christian discipleship than attending college? Christianity in Business is the show that helps Christian business leaders to integrate biblical values into business. | Entrepreneurship | Marketing | Nonprofit | Church | Author | Startups | Marketplace | Ministry | Business as Mission | Faith and Work | Faith | Success | Leadership | www.ChristianityInBusiness.com

    • 24 min
    How Business Professionals Are Supporting Nonprofits with Time and Talent (w/ Becky Turner)

    How Business Professionals Are Supporting Nonprofits with Time and Talent (w/ Becky Turner)

    On this episode, we’re joined by Becky Turner.
    Becky Turner is the National Managing Partner for The Barnabas Group, which provides opportunities to support Christian nonprofit organizations with their God-given expertise and skill sets.
    She is also the President and Founder of KBT Consulting and serves women in life coaching and non-profits in strategic planning and development.
    https://barnabasgroup.org/
    Questions and lessons explored in this episode:
    How does Barnabas Group connect business professionals with nonprofits where they can offer their skill sets? What are some real-world examples of business professionals using their skills to help a nonprofit organization? What level of commitment is Barnabas Group expecting these business professionals to provide to these nonprofits? How does Barnabas Group exhort Christian business professionals to serve nonprofits without downplaying the potential eternal value of the work they do in the for-profit business world? Christianity in Business is the show that helps Christian business leaders to integrate biblical values into business. | Entrepreneurship | Marketing | Nonprofit | Church | Author | Startups | Marketplace | Ministry | Business as Mission | Faith and Work | Faith | Success | Leadership | www.ChristianityInBusiness.com

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

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15 Ratings

15 Ratings

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Inspiring and encouraging

This podcast is a beautiful combination of business and faith. Society often discourages this and it is a breath of fresh air to hear guests who have navigated this combination successfully.

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Awesome Podcast

The host of Christianity in Business highlights all aspects of Christian businesses in this can’t miss podcast. The host and expert guests offer insightful advice that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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