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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.

    How Storytelling in Business Expresses the Christian Faith (w/ Michelle Prince)

    How Storytelling in Business Expresses the Christian Faith (w/ Michelle Prince)

    On this episode, we’re joined by Michelle Prince.
    Michelle helps people use the strengths and talents God has given them (seeds of greatness), to successfully lead in business and life. She is a best-selling author, motivational speaker, publishing expert, Cru Senior Leadership Initiative coach, and founder of Performance Publishing Group. She’s helped thousands become published authors to get their message out and make a difference. Her latest book is The Power of Authority (you can't spell Authority without Author) that helps people to get their message out and learn how to leverage it to grow their business. She uses her foundational Principles of Success to help ignite their God-given gifts and create a successful & joyful business that glorifies God. 
    She was co-host of the Zig Ziglar podcast and was named his ambassador to continue his legacy. She is working on her latest book, S.H.I.N.E to encourage people to share their story.
    www.MichellePrince.com
    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

    • 16 min
    Workplace Discipleship (w/ David Gill)

    Workplace Discipleship (w/ David Gill)

    On this episode, we’re joined by David Gill.
    David W. Gill has served as a seminary or business school professor of ethics for over 40 years. He was also the inaugural Mockler-Phillips Professor of Workplace Theology & Business Ethics at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary where he was also Director of the Mockler Center for Faith & Ethics in the Workplace.
    Prior to this, he served on the faculties of New College Berkeley (1977-90), North Park University (1992-2001) and St. Mary’s College (2004-2010).
    He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley (BA 1968), San Francisco State University (MA 1971), and University of Southern California (PhD 1979).
    He is the author of nine books including a two-volume introduction to Christian ethics: Becoming Good: Building Moral Character and Doing Right: Practicing Ethical Principles (InterVarsity, 2000 & 2004) and a general market business ethics book, It’s About Excellence: Building Ethically Healthy Organizations (Wipf & Stock, 2008/2011).
    His latest book is Workplace Discipleship 101: A Primer.
    He was raised in the Plymouth Brethren, ordained at Allen Temple Baptist Church (Oakland CA) and is a member of Solano Community Church (Albany CA). He has served as Interim Pastor at University Covenant Church (Davis CA) and Trinitarian Congregational Church (Wayland MA) and has been guest preacher or speaker for many churches and campus fellowships over the past 50 years. He has been married to Lucia (Paulson) since 1967. They are the parents of two and grandparents of six.
    https://www.davidwgill.org/
    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

    • 42 min
    Innovation from a Christian Perspective (w/ Dr. Rick Martinez)

    Innovation from a Christian Perspective (w/ Dr. Rick Martinez)

    On this episode, we’re joined by Dr. Rick Martinez.
    Dr. Rick Martinez is the Assoc. Dean of Undergraduate Business Programs and a Professor of Business Administration in the College of Business and Entrepreneurship at North Greenville University. Prior to coming to NGU, Dr. Martinez served in numerous faculty and administrative roles at Baylor University, Houston Baptist University, and Oklahoma Baptist University, as well as Assistant VP for Academic Affairs at Charleston Southern University.
    He is published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Management, California Management Review, Journal of Business Research, Business Horizons, Journal of Biblical Integration in Business, Christian Scholars Review, Christian Business Review, Christian Business Academy Review, and others.
    He is also a co-editor of the Christian Business Review.
    He is the 2020 recipient of the Christian Business Faculty Association’s Sharon Johnson Award for significant contributions in scholarship that integrates the Christian faith with business principles and practice.
    Prior to his academic career, Dr. Martinez spent six years in the U.S. Navy operating nuclear power plants on surface ships.
    Dr. Martinez has a B.S. in Political Science from Arizona State University, an M.B.A. in Management of Information Systems from Baylor University, and a Ph.D. in Management from Texas A&M.
    Rick and his wife Peggy live in Greer and are by God’s grace the blessed parents of three amazing young adult children, Mariah, Tyler, and Sierra.
    www.NGU.edu
    Questions and lessons explored in this episode:
    How should we think about innovation from a biblical perspective? Is there anything in Scripture to support the notion of constantly pushing the limits of technology? How do we protect ourselves from revisiting the Tower of Babel in light of technological advancements? How does the “ministry of reconciliation” function in the marketplace? 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

    • 43 min
    Christ-Centered Culture in a Pro Sports Team (w/ Steve and Charlene Rose)

    Christ-Centered Culture in a Pro Sports Team (w/ Steve and Charlene Rose)

    On this episode, we’re joined by Steve and Charlene Rose.
    Steve and Charlene are co-authors of the new book, The Peanut Butter Promise: Spreading Hope to Fulfill Your Purpose!
    Steve is a seven-time author who was a radio personality before penning a one-of-a-kind, feel-good book called Leap of Faith: God Must Be a Packer Fan (Angel Press, 1996). The book sold 50,000 copies in less than a year. The literary work is historic in that it is the only book to ever combine a professional sports team and faith. The book was birthed while doing a faith-based radio show he co-hosted with former Packers player Ken Ruettgers.
    For over twenty-five years, Steve has addressed thousands of people, doing hundreds of keynotes, seminars, webinars, workshops, and other presentations for global-leading brands that include: Kimberly-Clark, McDonalds, American Family Insurance, the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, and SEMEX.
    Charlene – One of Charlene’s greatest passions is doing their Peanut Butter Promise events, virtually or publicly. Along with Steve, she produced the highly rated documentary called Only 16: Tragedy of 2 Billys in 2017.
    Together, Steve and Charlene host the Peanut Butter Promise Power-Encouragement Podcast with radio veteran Dayton Kane. The podcast can be accessed at the official brand website that is PeanutButterPromise.com.
    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
    How Pornography Addiction Harms Leaders, Employees, and Companies (w/ Ted Shimer)

    How Pornography Addiction Harms Leaders, Employees, and Companies (w/ Ted Shimer)

    On this episode, we’re joined by Ted Shimer.
    Ted is the Founder of The Freedom Fight, an online porn addiction recovery program. Ted has mentored men since 1991 with the collegiate ministry Student Mobilization. He received his Master of Biblical Studies from Dallas Seminary and was trained as a Pastoral Sex Addiction Professional-Supervisor. Ted has helped people overcome the bondage of pornography in the context of making disciples.
    He’s the author of the new book, The Freedom Fight: The New Drug and the Truths That Set Us Free.
    www.TheFreedomFight.com
    Questions and lessons explored in this episode:
    Alarming statistics about pornography: 68% of church-going men use porn 56% of divorces are attributed to a partner’s porn habit 11 is the average age of first porn exposure 50% of pastors view porn regularly How does pornography addiction affect marketplace Christians and companies in particular? How can pornography addiction be defeated? 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
    The C.L.E.A.N. Approach to Servant Leadership (w/ Larry O’Donnell)

    The C.L.E.A.N. Approach to Servant Leadership (w/ Larry O’Donnell)

    On this episode, we’re joined by Larry O’Donnell.
    Larry is the former President of Waste Management, where he led one of the greatest turnarounds in corporate history. He’s the retired founder, Chairman of the Board, CEO and President of Rockwater Energy Solutions, Inc., now called Select Energy Services, which is a public company.
    He’s best known as the first leader featured on the CBS network hit television series, Undercover Boss.
    Larry and his team have been recognized with multiple awards, including Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the Gulf Coast and the Top Workplaces Leadership Award by The Houston Chronicle.
    After he retired from his business career, he pursued and received a masters in Biblical and Theological Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary.
    He’s the author of the new book, Management Waste: 5 Steps to Clean Up the Mess and Lead with Purpose.
    https://larryodonnell.com/
    Questions and lessons explored in this episode:
    When did you first realize God wanted to be involved in your work in the business world? How is servant leadership the opposite of management waste? What is the C.L.E.A.N. model of servant leadership? And how can we apply it? 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

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

janespringer ,

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.

Brooke Craven ,

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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Great to have company!

Being a business profession in a Fortune 500 company is sometimes a lonely place for a Christian. It's good to have help maintaining perspective. I would love to hear a lot more about Biblically Responsible Investing

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