Faithful Living in Everyday Business

By Jamie Shafer   Never underestimate the power of everyday conversations to make a lifelong impact. Mark Winebrenner, owner of Marketing Roots in Indianapolis, Indiana, has certainly found this to be true in his journey of faith. Although raised in a churchgoing family, he left church behind as a young adult. “I always believed there […]

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Making Faith an Everyday Business

By Jamie Shafer   Dawid and Justyna Wawrzyniak are passionate about following God’s plans, and they believe anything is possible with God. They minister to business leaders in Poland through PROCA, providing business management coaching and seminars founded on biblical leadership models. The support and mentoring is invaluable to Christian leaders learning to apply their […]

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How Do Christians Apply Faith at Work?

By Jamie Shafer   Colossians 3:17 challenges us: “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.”  This verse beautifully sums up one of the foundational ideas behind this column. When I mention the title Marketplace Faith […]

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Simply Sweet

By Jamie Shafer   Built with hard work, faith, and a lot of frosting, Confectioneiress has been a labor of love for Victor and Mica Gosnell. Now in its third year, the cupcake shop in Zionsville, Indiana, has grown from providing 50 wedding cakes in its first year to 200 cakes this year. Consistent with […]

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More than a Soapbox

By Jamie Shafer   Although Wendy Childress’ first visit to Colombia, South America, was short, its impact on her heart was lasting. On her blog she shares, “It all started in the summer of 2011. My oldest son, Caleb, and I went on a mission trip to an impoverished barrio nestled beneath the Andes Mountains […]