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

  • 30: Caring for Senior Loved-Ones with guest Marlena Hemenway

    Episode  |  December 27th, 2018  |  18 mins 28 secs
    faith, leadership, work

    Host Bob Willbanks interviews Marlena Hemenway from The Geneva Suites about their residential senior home model and how to facilitate end-of-life care for your loved ones.

  • 29: Best Of Thrive Series: Purpose, Growth, Relationships with host Bob Willbanks

    Episode  |  December 20th, 2018  |  15 mins 18 secs
    faith, leadership, work

    Host Bob Willbanks shares thoughts and insights from recent Thrive! events and other conferences he has attended.

  • 28: Maximize Your Charitable Giving with guest Joe Bertilson

    Episode  |  December 13th, 2018  |  22 mins 43 secs
    faith, leadership, work

    Joe Bertilson, financial advisor at Edward Jones, unpacks how to make the most impact with your charitable gifts both for yourself and for the organization you are giving to.

  • 27: Best of Thrive Series: Wealth, Creativity, Focus with host Bob Willbanks

    Episode  |  December 11th, 2018  |  19 mins 14 secs
    faith, leadership, work

    Host Bob Willbanks shares highlights from recent Thrive! Leadership with Purpose events: Discover growth in all areas of your life through the leadership and personal development training at Thrive! events. Connect your faith values with your work as you fellowship with like minded business professionals.

  • 26: Casting the Vision for 2019 with host Bob Willbanks

    Episode  |  December 4th, 2018  |  26 mins 7 secs
    faith, leadership, work

    In this new "Best of The Week" episode, Bob Willbanks and Larry Kutzler discuss realizations Bob has had recently in his work and faith. Bob also provides an overview of some new developments for Ambassadors for Business as the new year approaches.

  • 25: Millennials Matter with guest Danita Bye

    Episode  |  November 29th, 2018  |  25 mins 40 secs
    business, coaching, faith, leadership, millennial, values, work

    In this episode of The Thrive! Podcast, host Bob Willbanks interviews Danita Bye about her book, Millennials Matter.

  • 24: Purpose Driven Entrepreneurship with guest Jason Weimer

    Episode  |  November 15th, 2018  |  23 mins 46 secs
    entrepreneurship, faith, leadership, purpose, social, value, work

    Host Bob Willbanks discusses the topic of purpose driven entrepreneurship with guest Jason Weimer, president of Espresso Partners and Gratus Capital, LLC.

  • 23: Wise Money Management with guest Troy Noor

    Episode  |  November 8th, 2018  |  20 mins 44 secs
    faith, leadership, money, values, work

    What comes to mind when to consider money from a Biblical perspective? In this episode of The Thrive! Podcast, Troy Noor from Boulevard Wealth Management discusses values, money, and wise perspectives to have about wealth.

  • 22: Mindset, Destination, and Resiliency with host Bob Willbanks

    Episode  |  November 1st, 2018  |  19 mins 22 secs
    faith, leadership, podcast, thrive, work

    Host Bob Willanks looks back on season one and pulls key themes out for listeners in anticipation of more great guests to come as season two launches!

  • The Thrive Podcast: Best of Season One

    Article  |  October 26th, 2018
    faith, guest, highlight, leadership, life, marketplace, podcast, work
  • 21: Working Women of Faith, Part Two, with guest T.J. Tison

    Episode  |  October 18th, 2018  |  18 mins 51 secs
    career, faith, identity, leadership, work

    T.J. Tison, author, business owner, and founder of Working Women of Faith, discusses identity, leadership, and time budgeting with host Bob Willbanks in this episode of The Thrive! Podcast.

  • 20: Working Women of Faith, Part One, with guest T.J. Tison

    Episode  |  October 11th, 2018  |  21 mins 58 secs
    faith, identity, leadership, women, work

    "We bring Christ with us wherever we go. There is no separating our work and faith." - T.J. Tison, business owner, author, and founder of Working Women of Faith

  • 19: The Community of Christianity with guest Jeff Hagen

    Episode  |  October 4th, 2018  |  17 mins 20 secs
    bible, community, faith, leadership, small group, study, work

    Jeff Hagen discusses the value of small groups in cultivating the community aspect of Christianity.

  • 18: The Ambassadors for Business Transformation with host Bob Willbanks

    Episode  |  September 27th, 2018  |  12 mins 11 secs
    business, equip, faith, impact, influence, lead, leadership, purpose, transformation, work
  • 17: Using God's Word to Bridge the Gap with guest Chris Fleck

    Episode  |  September 20th, 2018  |  14 mins 20 secs
    culture, faith, impact, leadership, marketplace, talent, work

    Chris Fleck, Director of Business Relations at North Central University, shares his perspective on the status of the marketplace and how Christians can impact their spheres.

  • 16: Outperform the Norm with guest Scott Welle

    Episode  |  September 12th, 2018  |  27 mins 19 secs
    business, faith, gratitude, leadership, mindset, performance, resiliency, work

    Scott Welle, founder of Outperform the Norm, shares three key pieces of performance, and host Bob Willbanks offers a Christian perspective on each of them.