About the show

Join host Bob Willbanks, founder of Ambassadors for Business, as he shares lessons from his faith journey, life experiences, and career. Gain insight into connecting your faith values and the work you do each week as Bob interviews guests that model the Christian Worldview. Connecting Faith and Work is a resource of Ambassadors for Business.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Align Your Leadership for 2020 with guest Dr. Stephen Crawford

    Episode  |  November 18th, 2019  |  13 mins 46 secs

    Dr. Stephen Crawford is a certified coach through the John Maxwell company. Hear how he found his way into coaching, and get a preview of the speakers you can hear at the re-broadcast of the Live2Lead summit hosted by Ambassadors for Business and Experience Leadership Coaching and Consulting on December 10th, 2019.

  • 63: Trusting God as A Christian Business Owner with guest Peter Demos

    Episode  |  October 24th, 2019  |  29 mins 22 secs

    Peter Demos is a 4th generation restaurant operator who is committed to honoring God with his business. When he gave his life to Christ, he started exploring what it meant to give every part of his life and business over to God as a ministry and a mission field. Hear him share his story with host Bob Willbanks on this episode of the Connecting Faith and Work podcast.

  • 62: Awakening the Royal Warrior Within with guest Kristina Bonfe

    Episode  |  October 17th, 2019  |  25 mins 17 secs

    Kristina Bonfe has an inspirational message of resilience and awakening the the royal warrior within you. Listen to her conversation with host Bob Willbanks on this episode of the Connecting Faith and Work episode!

  • 61: Allowing God to Lead with guest Dr. Ron Hanson

    Episode  |  October 3rd, 2019  |  24 mins 47 secs

    Dr. Ronald Hanson shares his perspective on allowing God to lead us in all we do in our faith and work. Listen in as he converses with host Bob Willbanks and continues the conversation about striving to abide in Christ.

  • 60: Resolving the Tension of Striving and Abiding with guest Stephen Crawford

    Episode  |  September 26th, 2019  |  31 mins 4 secs

    Stephen Crawford of Experience Leadership joins host Bob Willbanks to share his perspective on resolving the tension between striving and abiding.

  • Are You Striving To Abide In Christ? with host Bob Willbanks

    Episode  |  September 19th, 2019  |  21 mins 39 secs

    Are you striving to be successful in life while disregarding Christ? Or do you think abiding in Christ means you can slack off on your commitments and responsibilities? Join Connecting Faith and Work host Bob Willbanks and producer Larry Kutzler as they discuss these concepts and how we can strive towards abiding in Christ in our day to day lives.

  • 58: Practical Ways to Integrate Your Faith and Work with guests Jim and Martha Brangenberg

    Episode  |  August 29th, 2019  |  23 mins 47 secs

    Jim and Martha Brangenberg co-host a radio show about marketplace ministry and bridging the gap between Sunday and the 9-5 work week. In this episode of Connecting Faith and Work they share practical ways to integrate your faith and work.

  • 57: The Gospel at Work with guest Cody James

    Episode  |  August 1st, 2019  |  23 mins 26 secs
    cody james, cody james ministries, jail ministry, ministry, music

    God is working through Cody James to bring the Gospel to hundreds of jail inmates in the midwest. In this episode of Connecting Faith and Work, Bob Willbanks interviews Cody about his story and you'll get to hear his song "Right Here Waiting."

  • 56: Helping Businesses Connect Faith and Work with guest Richard Coffey

    Episode  |  July 26th, 2019  |  24 mins

    RightNow Media @ Work provides Christian business leaders with an online library of videos to provide to employees. Bob Willbanks interviews Richard Coffey from RightNow Media @ Work in this episode of Connecting Faith and Work.

  • 55: God's Ekklesia with guest Jeff Hagen

    Episode  |  July 18th, 2019  |  16 mins 16 secs

    Host Bob Willbanks interviews Jeff Hagen about his ministry Hill Cities and the work of Transform our World.

  • 54: Using Your Passion with guests Reen and Linda Waterman

    Episode  |  July 3rd, 2019  |  24 mins 53 secs

    Reen and Linda Waterman, founders of Your Refreshed Life, help people renew, reignite, and re-energize so they can take whatever transition point they are at in life and bring their faith into that new season of life.

  • 53: How to Find Rest and Renewal with guests Reen and Linda Waterman

    Episode  |  June 27th, 2019  |  23 mins 35 secs

    Reen and Linda Waterman, founders of Your Refreshed Life, help people renew, reignite, and re-energize so they can take whatever transition point they are at in life and bring their faith into that new season of life.

  • 52: Living a God-Centered Life, Part 2, with guest Steve Swain

    Episode  |  June 20th, 2019  |  25 mins 45 secs

    Steve Swain, president of CNM Machine, unpacks practical things he does to build a God-centered life at work and at home.

  • 51: Living a God-Centered Life, Part 1, with guest Steve Swain

    Episode  |  June 13th, 2019  |  22 mins 8 secs
    connecting faith and work, guest interview

    Steve Swain, president of CNH Machine, takes seriously the fact that he is second to God in his business. In this episode of Connecting Faith and Work, Steve shares stories and day-to-day practices that keep his life centered in God's will.

  • 50: Developing Leaders with guests Rick Betenbough and Casey Brewer

    Episode  |  May 23rd, 2019  |  19 mins 22 secs
    community, faith, leadership, marketplace, work

    Rick Betenbough, CEO of Betenbough Homes, and Casey Brewer from Kingdom at Work share how they care for employees and develop leaders by using biblical principles.

  • 49: God's Kingdom at Work with guests Rick Betenbough and Casey Brewer

    Episode  |  May 16th, 2019  |  18 mins 1 sec
    community, faith, leadership, marketplace, work

    Rick Betenbough, CEO of Betenbough Homes, and Casey Brewer from Kingdom at Work share how God is at work in the marketplace through leadership teams creating a kingdom culture at work.