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Getting real with Kathy Troccoli

By Jamie Shafer    Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with singer, songwriter, speaker, and author Kathy Troccoli in the midst of her Among Friends tour. As the host of this women’s event, Troccoli includes guest speakers like Carol Kent, Lisa Harper, Liz Curtis Higgs, and others to create a weekend experience that […]

When faith costs

By Jamie Shafer    Often when we read about Christians in the marketplace, we learn of men and women who boldly integrate their faith at work. Entrepreneurs launch successful companies with Christian values at the core. Doctors pray with appreciative patients before surgeries. Office administrators hold lunchtime Bible studies where others come to know Christ. […]

Practicing law and serving Christ

By Jamie Shafer    Based on his family record, one might have predicted Jonathan Sams would become a minister. One grandfather was a church elder while the other was a minister. His father and two brothers are ministers and his sister serves in vocational ministry. Yet Jonathan’s life has proved unpredictable at times.   An […]

Eclipse: a business with balance

By Jamie Shafer   And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him (Colossians 3:17).   Many people thought Jake Stamper was living the dream. His career had skyrocketed while working for an international ad agency. It […]