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The Sabbath and Busy Professionals (Interview w/ Leah Archibald)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, Leah Archibald shares a biblical perspective on work-life balance. Leah Archibald is content development specialist at the Theology of Work Project (TOW). Her devotionals on topics such as “How to Make the Right Decision” and “When to Speak Up at Work” have been completed by more than one million …

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Is Going into Debt Unbiblical? (Interview w/ Grant Botma)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, Grant Botma shares his perspective on what the Bible says about debt. Grant Botma is the founder of Stewardship and the leader of its nationally ranked team of top producers. Thanks to a thriving company culture, Grant’s team has won numerous awards, including national performance rankings like “Top 1%” …

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How a CEO’s Salvation Impacted His Restaurant Chain (Interview w/ Peter Demos)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, Peter Demos shares how his personal transformation upon becoming a Christian affected his entire company. Peter Demos is the President and CEO of Demos’ Brands and Peter D’s Seasonings. He grew up in his parents’ restaurants and surrounded by the spirit of serving others. After pursuing a law degree, …

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Living 10x for Christ in the Marketplace (Interview w/ Carlos Rosales)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, Carlos Rosales shares how Christian business professionals can live like Daniel and his friends in the Bible who were said to have been 10 times better than their counterparts. Carlos Rosales has been in business leadership roles for 35 years. He is a facilitator for Convene in the Houston …

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Spiritual Practices for Everyday Work (Interview w/ Denise Daniels and Shannon Vandewarker)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, Denise Daniels and Shannon Vandewarker discuss their 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 …

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A Company Turnaround Through Servant Leadership (Interview w/ Art Barter)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, Art Barter shares the story of how he immersed his company into a culture of servant leadership, which was instrumental in growing his company from $10 million to $200 million in six years. Art Barter rebuilt the culture of Datron World Communications. He took Datron’s traditional power-led model and …

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The Top 3 Temptations for Christians at Work (Interview w/ David L. Winters)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, David L. Winters shares the “Top 3” temptations for Christians in the workplace as discussed in his new book, Taking God to Work. 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 …

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God’s Kingdom Reality in the Marketplace (Interview w/ Steve Van Ooteghem)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, Steve Van Ooteghem shares how you can recognize whether you are operating your business in God’s Kingdom or Satan’s kingdom. 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 …

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Starting a Christian Employees’ Group in a Massive Company (Interview w/ Christeen Rico)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, Christeen Rico shares strategies for starting a faith-based employee resource group (ERG) at your company.    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, …

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Serving God as President of a Fortune 100 Company (Interview w/ Fred Sievert)

CLICK TO LISTEN On this episode, Fred Sievert shares his journey of serving God as President of New York Life Insurance Company, attending seminary, and now writing books to help people encounter God in a more personal way. Fred is the retired President of the New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 company. Under …

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