Are you called to live out your faith in the workplace and business? Are you a shepherd called to serve those in the workplace? Less than 3% of adult Christians are in vocational ministry. The rest of us are called to manifest God’s presence in business, government, education, government, media, arts and entertainment, and family. These workshops are designed for those in these areas as well as shepherds who want to learn how to better equip workplace leaders to be effective in their faith life.
As founders of iWork4Him Ministries Inc., Jim and Martha Brangenberg equip radio and podcast listeners to see their workplace as their mission field. Their 30+ year entrepreneurial marriage gives them a unique vantage point to address relationship issues at work and in the home. Their combined business acumen and energy make them a highly gifted team.
Workshop: “Workaholics and Marriage: Keeping Our Personal Priorities in Order while Glorifying the Lord in Our Work.” Our faith, marriage, and work are connected. Join us for a lively discussion about how our love for work competes with maintaining healthy relationships at home. You will learn how to demonstrate excellence in your faith, Marriage, and work while being a spiritual influencer.
Steve Fedyski is a visionary senior executive, entrepreneur, and inspirational motivational speaker who has spent his career helping leaders and organizations grow. Steve is responsible for overseeing day-to-day global operations for Pure Flix Entertainment, the world’s leading production and distribution company that offers faith-based and family-friendly content. Steve has been married to his wife, Tracy, for 33 years, and they have two adult married children and four grandchildren.
Workshop: Influencing Culture through Media/Entertainment. Discover the power of the media to influence culture and share the love of Christ through the media, especially film. Steve will share how film has been used to impact the culture.
Os Hillman is President of Marketplace Leaders, an organization that helps workplace believers fulfill their calling in and through their work life. Formally, Os owned an advertising agency, but is now an internationally recognized speaker on the subject of faith at work. He is the author of 18 books and a daily email devotional called TGIF Today God Is First. Os is married to Pamela and has one adult daughter. He resides in Atlanta.
Workshop: Living Your Larger Story through Your Worklife Call. Are you living the larger story of your life? Do you see you work life as a calling and a ministry? What does it mean to manifest God’s presence in your work life call? These and other questions will be answered in this session designed to equip you for the larger story of your life in and through your working life.
Darren Shearer is the founder and CEO of High Bridge Books, which provides professional book publishing services for culture-shaping authors. He is the host of the Theology of Business Podcast and author of three books, including The Marketplace Christian and Marketing Like Jesus. www.TheologyofBusiness.com
Workshop: Equipping the Next Generation through the Workplace. Even as young people are turning their backs on the local church at an alarming rate, Christ-followers in the workplace are in perhaps the greatest position to show the next generation what Jesus looks like and how He can transform their lives. Specifically and practically, what does discipling the next generation in the workplace look like?
Ford Taylor is the founder of the FSH Group and Transformational Leadership, which teaches the “how” to become a highly influential leader in every sphere in which one lives and works. He was a small business owner whose company grew to become part of a publicly traded company of which he was the CEO. Ford and his team now train and consult with companies and organizations worldwide. Ford and Sandra have been married for 36 years and have three grown daughters.
Workshop: Role of the Local Church and the Workplace to Fulfill the Love2020 Mandate. What might happen the local church and workplace leaders worked along side each other to have a greater influence in the work place? What would prayer, care, share and discipleship look like in the workplace? Do believers have the tools, ingredients and behaviors to be able to influence their workmates for Jesus?
Additional Panel Discussion: Join five Christian marketplace leaders as they discuss the importance for the local church to equip believers in the workplace to have an impact on the workplace and culture. Included on the panel are Os Hillman, President, Marketplace Leaders; Ford Taylor, President, Transformational Leadership; Steve Fedyski, COO of PureFlix Entertainment and Darren Shearer, President of HighBridge Books. In this session, the leaders will share how church leaders can be effective in motivating and equipping their marketplace leaders.