Category Archives: Kingdom Business

To Fail or To Flourish: Does My Life and Work Really Matter?

previously published, updated for relevancy Dr. John Mulford, Director of the Regent Center for Entrepreneurship, spoke at an event co-sponsored by Regent University and the Acton Institute, To Fail or Flourish: Does My Life and Work Really Matter? This blog post was originally posted on the Acton Institute website. Read more from the Acton Institute

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Back in Rwanda: The Sizzle is On

previously published; dates may no longer be relevant by Jason Benedict Weekend 2/3-2/5 I made it here to Rwanda safe and sound.  I had a good seat on the airplane but had a heartbreaking conversation with a Ugandan lady who sat next to me.  She is now a US resident and was traveling back to

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BDC Rwanda Celebrates the Graduation of its 12th Cohort

previously published; dates may no longer be relevant On December 15, 2014, the Rwanda Business Development Centre graduated 15 entrepreneurs from the entrepreneurship class. This is the 12th Cohort to successfully complete the program since it first began in 2010. The class is mainly comprised of young entrepreneurs who hope to successfully run a business.

Remembering Chick-fil-A Founder Truett Cathy

Known as true leader in the business world, Truett Cathy was recognized for his confident leadership and his willingness to stand for Biblical truths. Not only did he create and manage an extremely successful fast-food restaurant known as Chick-fil-A, but his Godly leadership helped his employees, and even his customers to see Jesus. We honor

Taking Off in BDC Uganda

The BDC Uganda launch event was a huge success! About 40 influencers and Cohort 1 participants came. Benson Obua-Ogwal, a Member of Parliament Dr. Mulford met with over the weekend, gave the keynote address, which sounded more like an infomercial for the BDC. He praised the program, saying it was exactly what Uganda needs to be

Kingdom Business Leaders Discuss How to Change the World… and Do it Profitably

August 16, 2012 – Virginia Beach, VA – The question answered at the 2012 Kingdom Business Development Symposium (KBDS) in late July was, “How do we spread kingdom business, and make it profitable?”  The ensemble of participants at the symposium was exactly who you would expect.  Top executives from successful organizations that develop kingdom businesses

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Progress, Progress, Progress for BDC Rwanda

February 9, 2012 Tonight we had open house, and I think we set a new record – We had 30 guests! We are running a contest among our entrepreneurs to see who can get the most interested people to attend an open house.  We know that the ability to be persuasive is key to entrepreneurial

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Rwanda – The “Bread Basket” of Africa?

Saturday, October 15, 2011 Could Rwanda Become the “Bread Basket” of Africa? A week with Willy and Ben has made me a believer in their vision. As God showed Willy how to restore 8,000 acres of depleted land into a thriving farm and then Africa’s leading ecotourism park, God was also planting a vision for

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OneMaker: Hope for a Jewelry Business for Deaf Artisans in Kenya

Blog post by Jana Harp Dean, President of OneMaker and consultant to organizations starting businesses to employ poor women in developing countries. OneMaker is a 501c3 organization that exists to be a tangible expression of God’s love to poor women and girls vulnerable to trafficking and other exploitation by giving them opportunities through education and

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Graduation Day is Here

Wed., May 4 (Graduation Day!) Dr. John Mulford Chrystel was working in overdrive to get all the last minute details ready with certificates, programs, etc. A last minute brainstorm had me working feverishly to create an image that looked something like our web page, but fit nicely when projected on a screen—no small feat for