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Christianity in Business

Christianity in Business is the show that helps Christian business professionals to integrate biblical values into business. The Christianity in Business Podcast is an initiative of the Archie W. Dunham College of Business at Houston Baptist University. You can get more information about HBU’s Center for Christianity in Business--including the Christian Business Review academic journal, articles, videos, and news about upcoming events--by visiting our website at ChristianityinBusiness.com.
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Oct 7, 2019

On this episode, we’re joined by Denise Daniels and Shannon Vandewarker, authors of the new book, Working in the Presence of God: Spiritual Practices for Everyday Work.

Denise Daniels is a Professor of Management at Seattle Pacific University. She earned a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of Washington. Denise is the co-Principal Investigator on a $1.5M research project funded by the Lilly Endowment, examining how Christians in the United States understand and engage their faith at work. She serves on the corporate board of a FinTech company and on the board of two non-profit organizations.

Shannon Vandewarker served in the Cascade Fellows Program at Fuller Seminary where she designed theological studies and practical exercises to help disciples explore the integration of their everyday work with their discipleship. She blogs at ShannonVandewarker.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

Sep 10, 2019

On this episode, we’re joined by Art Barter.

Art Barter rebuilt the culture of Datron World Communications. He took Datron’s traditional power-led model and turned it upside down through the implementation of servant leadership.

The result: the small international radio manufacturer grew from a $10 million company to a $200 million company in six years.

His experience with Datron’s transformation is chronicled in the book, The Art of Servant Leadership.

Art founded the Servant Leadership Institute (SLI) as a vehicle to share his knowledge and teach others how to inspire and equip those they influence.

https://www.servantleadershipinstitute.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

Aug 27, 2019

On this episode, we’re joined by David L. Winters.

David is the co-author of the award-winning book, Taking God to Work: The Keys to Ultimate Success, which he wrote with Pastor Steve Reynolds.

The focus of his writing includes bringing a Biblical worldview to contemporary problems. His other books include The Accidental Missionary: A Gringo’s Love Affair with Peru, Sabbatical of the Mind: The Journey from Anxiety to Peace, and Five Christmas Plays with Joy Inside.

He is a regular contributor to Guideposts, CBN.com, The Institute for Faith and Work and many others.

In 2016, he retired from the Department of Homeland Security where he served as a Division Director and Policy Analyst. His government career also included more than 20 years with the Office of Naval Research, the Research and Development arm of the U.S. Navy.

Takinggodtowork.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

 

Aug 13, 2019

On this episode, we’re joined by Steve Van Ooteghem.

Steve is the Houston area chair for C12, the nation's largest invitation-only Executive Round table for Christian business owners/CEOs. Steve was a member of one of the three original C12 groups founded in the Tampa Bay area by Buck Jacobs several years ago.

Over the years, Steve and his wife Carolyn have purchased a business and started two others. He founded the successful motivational speaking company, Universal Seminars of America, Inc., and has run it for 25 years.

Steve is dedicated to helping Christian business owners/CEOs and presidents to build great businesses for a greater purpose.

www.C12Houston.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

Jul 25, 2019

On this episode, we’re joined by Christeen Rico.

Christeen Rico is a daughter of the Most High King, committed to following Jesus and intent on pursuing a vision found in Proverbs 11:10 (NIV) "When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices." Currently, she's on assignment as a minister of reconciliation in the marketplace, starting at her place of work: a major tech company in Silicon Valley where she works in strategy and operations, while co-leading the company's Christian employee resource group. Christeen is passionate about equipping men and women in the marketplace to pursue an intentional journey of faith and work integration, thereby amplifying their impact in the world in partnership with God. Christeen is an active steward of the Bay Area faith and work movement as a speaker, mentor and co-host of various cross-company, cross-church initiatives including the first ever Silicon Valley Work & Faith Workshop which empowered 70+ faith-driven leaders with tools to launch faith-based employee resource groups to positively impact their company. Learn more about Christeen's story and latest initiatives at www.christeenjoy.com and www.workandfaithworkshop.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

Jul 11, 2019

On this episode, we’re joined by Fred Sievert.

Fred is the retired President of the New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 company. Under his leadership, New York Life first achieved a number one market share ranking in the sale of Life Insurance in the United States and repeated that distinction for seven years.

Following his retirement from New York Life in 2007, Fred attended Yale Divinity School and was awarded a master’s degree in religion in May of 2011.

He’s the author of Grace Revealed: Finding God’s Strength in Any Crisis and God Revealed: Revisit Your Past to Enrich Your Future.

https://www.storiesofgodsgrace.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

Jun 27, 2019

On this episode, we’re joined by JoAnn Flett. JoAnn Flett is a Senior Lecturer in Management and directs the MBA in Social Impact at Eastern University. Ms. Flett’s research focuses on the role of business in society. She is interested in business that combines social mission and market activities to bring about societal change for the world’s most pressing needs. Thanks to the fields of Social Entrepreneurship, and the Certified B-Corp Movement, there is now a whole body of research exploring how business is being used to address societal problems. Ms. Flett was recently awarded a 2019-2020 Fulbright Scholarship to the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago for teaching and developing social entrepreneurial capacity.

Ms. Flett serves on the board of several high impact social organizations that include: Accord Network (100+ International Development Agencies); Capital of Good (performance philanthropy); Broad Street Ministry (practicing radical hospitality to vulnerable Philadelphians). JoAnn also serves on three advisory boards for Everence Financial-Philadelphia; Partners Worldwide, NCB Trinidad and Tobago; and Initiate Australia.

JoAnn is married to Eric Flett (celebrating their 29th wedding anniversary this year) and the couple has two sons, Miles (23) and Elliot (19). Eric teaches theology at Eastern University.

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

Jun 13, 2019

On this episode, we’re joined by Dr. Lane Cohee.

Lane was educated at the United States Air Force Academy, University of Redlands, University of Colorado, and Rollins College where he received his Doctorate in Business Administration. He currently serves as an Associate Professor of Management at Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBA) in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Prior to joining PBA, Lane spent 30 years in the defense and aerospace sector, most recently serving as an executive business leader at Harris Corporation.

He’s the author of the new book, The Disquieted Soul: Paths of Discovery and Deliverance.

Lane has been an active member in congregations within the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) since 1987. During that period, he taught over 50 courses in the areas of leadership, parenting, theology, apologetics, church history, and financial management.

https://www.lanecohee.com

https://www.disquietedsoul.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

May 30, 2019

On this episode, we’re joined by Dr. John Thornton.

John is the L.P. and Bobbi Leung Chair of Accounting Ethics at Azusa Pacific University’s L.P. and Timothy Leung School of Accounting. He hosts the soon-to-launch Getting Rich Right podcast (gettingrichright.com) with Moody’s Gary Chapman Team, and is the author of Jesus’ Terrible Financial Advice: Flipping the Tables on Peace, Prosperity, and the Pursuit of Happiness (Moody Publishers 2017).

A CPA with a PhD in accounting, John has served as Chair of the American Accounting Association’s Public Interest Section, and Chair of the AAA’s Professionalism and Ethics Committee. His research on auditor independence, auditor litigation, and ethical whistle-blowing has been published in top academic journals, including Accounting, Organizations & Society, Advances in the Public Interest, Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting, and Managerial Auditing Journal.  John’s TEDx Talk, “Flipping Rich,” is one of several innovative ways he encourages people to handle wealth with integrity.

www.FlippingRich.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

May 16, 2019

On this episode, we’re joined by Helen Mitchell. Helen was an early adopter of faith, work, and economics in the local church and was the architect and visionary of the Saddleback@Work ministry at Saddleback Church where she served as a licensed minister on the pastoral staff.

She is now the Director of the Talbot Center for Faith, Work & Economics at the Talbot School of Theology at Biola University and an Ethics and Leadership Professor in the Crowell School of Business at Biola University.  She teaches in both the Business undergraduate program and in the MBA program.  She also serves as an MBA mentor.

She continues to stay connected to the business world as she oversees the Leader Learning Initiatives for Convene Corp.

www.HelenMitchell.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

Apr 25, 2019

On this episode, Dr. William Hanson makes a Biblical case for hiring people with disabilities and shares best practices for assimilating people with special needs into a company.

Bill is a researcher and leadership consultant providing a variety of services across industries, centered on culture change, leadership training, team building, and visioning. He serves as adjunct professor for Anderson University’s MBA program, teaching Leadership and Ethics. William holds a PhD from Clemson University and is the author of various leadership and ethics-related articles, including those published by the Academy of Management, the British Journal of Healthcare Management, the Journal of Business Ethics and Organization Studies, as well as others. A retired Army Officer, he possesses over 35 years of leadership experience in various organizations and civic groups.

One of his primary areas of research and consulting has been related to companies hiring people with disabilities.

Bill’s research on companies hiring people with disabilities: http://andersonuniversity.libguides.com/walgreens 

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

Apr 11, 2019

On this episode, we’re joined by Tyler McCart.

Tyler McCart is a business-to-business (B2B) sales expert with over 10 years of experience as a sales rep for some of the world’s largest companies and is currently specializing in the K-12 and higher education markets. Tyler is also the host of The Success Edge Podcast, which helps marketplace Christians live out a Biblical definition of success in their professional and personal lives. He has a special gift and passion to teach Christian sales professionals how to be Holy Spirit-led in the marketplace.

http://www.thesuccessedge.biz/

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

Mar 20, 2019

Shae Bynes is the host of the Kingdom Driven Entrepreneur Podcast and founder and Chief Fire Igniter of KDE’s community of entrepreneurs. She’s the author of a several best-selling books. KDE’s mission is to activate a community of entrepreneurs that will demonstrate the power, presence, passion, and purity of God in the marketplace. Her most recent book is The Kingdom Driven Entrepreneur’s Guide to: Doing Business God’s Way.  

www.KingdomDrivenEntrepreneur.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 

Feb 27, 2019

On this episode, we’re joined by Ron Kitchens.

Ron is the senior partner and chief executive officer of Southwest Michigan First, an economic consulting firm, which includes Consultant Connect and the Southwest Michigan First Life Science Fund. He is the publisher of 269 MAGAZINE™ and founder of the leadership conference Catalyst University. Ron is author/co-author of 3 books, including Community Capitalism and Uniquely You.

www.RonKitchens.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

Feb 13, 2019

On this episode, we’re joined by Gary Smith.

Gary is the founder and Chief Sharpening Officer of Iron Forums, which is a Christian Business Owners Forum. He founded and led Data Formation, Inc., sold 75% of this company in 1995, took that 25% and rebranded as The Transform Group, and sold that organization in 2018 at its peak revenue, $8.3 million.

www.IronForums.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

Jan 29, 2019

On this episode, we’re joined by Tom Tui (Twee).

Tom is a Christian career/business consultant whose goal is to help Christians to become disciples at the workplace. Tom and his team have successfully developed several global projects into multi-million dollar ventures.

He is also a youth pastor and helps young people to navigate their career options in a God-honoring way.

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

Jan 14, 2019

On this episode, we’re joined by Dr. Chris Zaino.

Dr. Chris Zaino is a world-renowned speaker, author, and entrepreneur. After winning Mr. America in 1998, and being a leader in the fitness industry, he found himself defying a deadly disease in his late 20s.

Dr. Zaino leveraged his experience to establish one of the largest health and wellness clinics in the world, seeing thousands of patients per week (yes, per week).

His clinic is called Abundant Life Chiropractic, and it’s all about helping people to reach their God-given health potential.

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

Dec 16, 2018

On this episode, we’re joined by Seth Buechley, CEO of Cathedral Consulting, author of Ambition: Leading with Gratitude, and host of the Business Done Right Podcast.

Prior to Cathedral Consulting, he was the president of SOLiD USA and led the company to annual sales of nearly $60 million before selling to firm to a venture partner. SOLiD's technology delivered cellular and public safety radio coverage to some of the most recognized venues in America, including the Empire State Building, the NY Subway, Moscone Center, and Daytona International Speedway. 

www.SethBuechley.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

Nov 28, 2018

On this episode, we’re joined by Sarah-Jane Ethan.

Creator of the Nine-Value Triggers, the Advanced 12-step Sales Process, and the Customer-Focused Sales Formula, Sarah-Jane Ethan is a multiple-business-owning entrepreneur, international business coach and the author of: The Business of Blessing; The Biblical Blueprint for a God-Abundant Business. SJ has been a committed Christian for over 30 years and is a passionate believer in the power of entrepreneurial business to finance the local church. She is an active member of her home-church Hillsong Newcastle, in the UK, where she lives with her husband Matt and their “half-dog” cat Jeremy.

www.businessofblessing.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

Nov 7, 2018

On this episode, we’re joined by Bobby Albert.

With Bobby as its CEO, Albert Companies grew revenues and profits by 500 percent between 2005 and 2011, the year he sold his business to a publicly traded company.

Using a values-driven approach, Bobby created a unique and special workplace culture. The Best 100 Companies to Work for in Texas awarded their coveted designation to the Albert team for the first two years they applied for consideration.

He is currently president of Values-Driven Leadership, LLC through which he helps other leaders build inspiring workplace cultures through values-driven leadership.

He is a regular contributor on Fox News Radio on topics such as leadership, workplace culture, and employee engagement. He’s the author of the book, Principled Profits: Outward Success Is an Inside Job.

https://bobbyalbert.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

 

Oct 26, 2018

On this episode, we’re joined by Aaron Smith.

Aaron is the founder and majority shareholder of a private US investment management firm, Pecora Capital. Prior to founding his own firm, he served as an executive at a multi-billion-dollar systematic global macro hedge fund. He’s the author of a new book, Meditations of a Hedge Fund Manager: Inspired Insights on Purpose & Prosperity.

https://www.aaronsmith.ch

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

Sep 19, 2018

On this episode, we’re joined by Dr. Justin Kagin.

Dr. Justin Kagin holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from the University of California, Davis, with over 15 years of experience working in the field of development economics. He has managed and worked on numerous agricultural, social protection, and other poverty alleviation projects. As the founder and CEO of Kagin’s Consulting, he has worked in numerous developing countries (several East and West African countries, Latin American countries, and countries of Eastern Europe and Asia). Kagin's Consulting has partnered with several UN agencies (UNFAO, UNDP, UNICEF, UNILO, and the World Bank), as well as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, University of California, Davis, NGOs and government ministries.

He is a published author and referee for various journals. And he is the founder and director of the Economic Diplomacy and Integrity Forum which has conferences around the world promoting moral solutions to problems of corruption, poverty, youth hopelessness, greed and other issues related to economics, politics and business. He is also a proud husband and father of four.

www.KaginsConsulting.com

Justin’s course: https://bit.ly/2LygqPV

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

Sep 5, 2018

On this episode, we’re joined by Dr. Ed Brenegar.

In his new book, Circle of Impact: Taking Personal Initiative to Ignite Change, Ed provides expert advice on leadership from a lifetime spent as a minister, teacher, nonprofit executive, and small business owner. 

www.EdBrenegar.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

Aug 22, 2018

On this episode, Jeff Holler explains what he has learned through studying the lives and businesses of highly successful Christian entrepreneurs.

Jeff Holler is an author, speaker, and founder and owner of The Capital Chart Room LTD® and serves as a Certified Financial Planner for some of the most respected and successful entrepreneurs in Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. He’s the author of the new book, Bigger Than Business: Real-World Stories of Business Owners Living Their Purpose.

www.BiggerThanBusiness.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

Aug 1, 2018

On this episode, we’re joined by Aaron Mwale.

Aaron serves as the Vice President of Zambia Christian Ministers Association, Chairperson of the Town Ministers Fellowship, and Vice Chairperson City Community Developmental Committee. He is located in the Luanshya (Looanshah), Zambia (in the Copperbelt). He’s an entrepreneur and a lecturer on the subject of entrepreneurship. For the past few years, he has been involved in training 200 ministers of the gospel in entrepreneurship across Zambia.

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

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