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

  • 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.

  • 48: Move Forward with Confidence with guest Mina Carlson

    Episode  |  May 2nd, 2019  |  20 mins 13 secs
    community, faith, leadership, marketplace, work

    Mina Carlson, former business owner and founder of Wilhelmina Ministries, shares key aspects of confidently making career changes or life transitions. Learn about E5, the four chairs, and more in this episode of The Thrive! Podcast!

  • 47: Biblical Governance: Part Two with guest Bill Bojan

    Episode  |  April 25th, 2019  |  29 mins 41 secs
    community, faith, leadership, marketplace, work

    Bill Bojan and Bob Willbanks continue their discussion of biblical, integrated governance in this episode of The Thrive! Podcast using the polished arrow analogy.

  • 46: Biblical Governance: Part One with guest Bill Bojan

    Episode  |  April 18th, 2019  |  27 mins 23 secs
    community, faith, leadership, marketplace, work

    Bill Bojan presents his study on the Biblical importance of governance in this episode of the Thrive! Podcast. Learn what it means to govern God's way, and what it looks like to be a polished arrow in the God's quiver.

  • 45: How to Live Life to the Fullest with guests Brandon Schaefer and Danita Bye

    Episode  |  April 11th, 2019  |  22 mins 20 secs
    community, faith, leadership, marketplace, work

    Do you have a framework to guide you as you seek to live your life to its fullest? Brandon Schaefer and Danita Bye join host Bob Willbanks to discuss the Five Capitals framework for living life.

  • 44: Building Relational Capital with Guests Brandon Schaefer and Danita Bye

    Episode  |  April 4th, 2019  |  36 mins 8 secs
    community, faith, leadership, marketplace, work

    Did you know that relational capital is the new currency? Brandon Schaefer from Five Capitals and Danita Bye unpacks the path business has taken to bring us to the value of relationships and authenticity in the marketplace culture.

  • 43: Diversity Without Unity is Chaos with host Bob Willbanks

    Episode  |  March 28th, 2019  |  20 mins 56 secs
    community, faith, leadership, marketplace, work

    What banner should Christians unify under? Thrive! Podcast host Bob Willbanks identifies Jesus Christ as the unifying element in the Christian. He unpacks this concept in detail in the first episode of season three!