Marketplace Ministries

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Marketplace Ministries?

A Marketplace Ministry is any business, ministry, or organization whose purpose is to minister to Christian men and women in business.

Our prayer is that, no matter your role at work or aspirations for the future, you will be able to benefit from the resources these ministries provide as you seek to fulfill the calling God has planned for your life.

How can I get involved with Marketplace Ministries?

Whether you’re looking for a business partnership, a career change, or simply some community you can talk to about issues of faith in the workplace, the best way to get involved is to attend a Marketplace Ministry event. View our event page or join our newsletter to stay in the loop on upcoming events here in Colorado.

I own a Marketplace Ministry. How can I join this list?

We are a kingdom-minded alliance, and we warmly welcome other Christian marketplace ministries in the state of Colorado to unify with us under the headship of Jesus Christ. If you’re interested in partnering with us, please email Christine at clancaster@ccballiance.org.


EVENTS

Our Marketplace Ministries are constantly hosting exciting and helpful events to equip you with tools and unite you with powerful networks in the business sphere. View our calendar or events, or subscribe to our newsletter to get them delivered straight to your inbox.

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Steve Snyder, Denver Area Facilitator // 303.365.3795

CBMC helps individuals effectively connect with God, the Gospel and other business people, empowering them to both live out and share the truth of the Gospel in the marketplace and every other area of life.

Larry Howe // larrywhowe@comcast.net

Cherry Hills Community Church is helping to restore Biblical perspective of God-given talent and rallying workplace believers to use their skills in enterprises of transformation around the world. Your current job may become more purposeful as you develop opportunities for Workplace Ministry. Visit cherryhills@work to read life stories of transformation.

Networking Group // 720.583.5775

Women are relationship-oriented and need to connect with other professional Christian women in order to grow, mature, and learn from others and build their professional networks. We exist to be a light in the business world advancing entrepreneurial and spiritual growth. We encourage professional women to be examples of godly virtues through the unity of Jesus Christ. Visit our website or find us on Facebook to learn more.

Jeff Rosenau, President // 303.668.8124

We teach biblical principles to encourage and prepare God’s people to become the people God is calling us to be, primarily in the way we respond to and communicate with people of opposing views as Jesus Christ communicated with people.

Rev. John L. Witwer // 303.373.9977 // jwitwer@aol.com

For more than 20 years, the Church & Christian Business Guide has been helping Coloradans to connect with local Christian churches, ministries, and businesses. Our multimedia resources (internet publishing, direct mailing, and print media) help local kingdom-minded organizations prosper. The current Digital Edition is available online, and we accept updates to our digital edition at any time.

Mellani Day, Dean of Business & Technology // 303-963-3434

CCU provides challenging, Christ-centered academics, expert faculty, and commitment to deeply engage the world while influencing culture. Our College of Adult & Graduate Studies equips thousands of adult learners online at several convenient Colorado locations. Benefit from accelerated degree completion, flexible transfer credit policies , and college credit for prior life experience. Choose from our programs in business, counseling, nursing, and more.

Harold Velasquez, Senior Vice President Communication Services, 720-600-2026

At Conference Ministries International (CMI), events are our passion—our calling. We hold fast to the conviction that they are more than just social gatherings or educational forums—they are, instead, transformative experiences where people are moved, molded and forever changed. We believe this because many of our own stories include events that shaped us.

Karen Lusby, Owner // 303.929.6148

CrossOver Christian Life Coaching, will walk alongside you and provide guidance, helpful tools, and prayer support to uncover your identity and purpose, and outline the next steps in your journey as an entrepreneur.

Jeff Haanen, Executive Director // 303.704.7425

Denver Institute for Faith & Work is an educational nonprofit organization based in Denver. Our mission is to help men and women understand their work in light of the Christian faith to better serve their organizations, communities, and professions. We offer young leader fellowship, events/forums, professional development programs, and church partnership programs.

Clair Volk, Colorado Director // 303.776.3105

Fellowship of Companies for Christ (FCCI) is an organization with a vision to transform the world through Christ, one business leader at a time. Pursues this vision by providing a wide variety of resources specifically designed to equip and encourage Christian Business Leaders.

Get the Word Out! Coming alongside pastors and missionaries worldwide through teaching God's Word

Get the Word Out! is about becoming disciples — disciplined students of Jesus — and discovering that it’s His Truth that sets us free to make His Name great on the earth in powerful ways! At Get the Word Out! we think of it more like, “Get out your Bible and find out what God thinks!”

Jeff Spadafora, Director of Global Coaching Services // 303.562.7948

Halftime, founded by Bob Buford, “helps people discover and live out God’s purpose for their second half of life.” There is a myth that a significant second half requires a move from the marketplace to full-time ministry. While this is true for some, others find their true purpose — and increased joy and impact — in the marketplace. Halftime can help you build more joy, impact and balance into your life.

Barry & Sandra Falkenstine // 303.523.0260

Higher Life Ministries provides two major services for the business community. Through intercessory prayer, you'll gain peace, confidence, energy, and creativity to overcome challenges in your business or personal life. Through our Transforming Your Business workshop, learn how to overcome problems in your life or business that seem unsolvable. Our goal is to help you root out negative spiritual influences and transform your business to reach its full potential.

Don & Mary Dellos, Founders // 303-263-6348

iCareTeam cares for employees in five key areas: Spiritual, Emotional, Physical, Relational and Financial. The team has been trained as mentors and chaplains in many areas of life. Their employee care service is growing as employers recognize the benefit of having a trusted team come alongside their employees to help them through life’s struggles. They would love the opportunity to care for your employees.

Larry Nault, Qualified Kingdom Advisor™ // 303.486.6988

Kingdom Advisors is a community of Christian financial professionals integrating faith and practice for Kingdom impact. We exist for advisors who desire to realize purpose and fulfillment in the workplace; offer meaningful, eternally focused counsel to clients; join with like-minded advisors for encouragement, support and best practices; and have a positive impact on the financial paradigms in our culture.

Doug Newcomb // 303.456.6977

The Kingdom Business Alliance ministry is to develop business leaders who understand and make every effort to role model the Kingdom Core Beliefs, Values, and Principles in their everyday interactions.

Dan Anderson, President & CEO // 970.672.7699

Kingdom Way Ministries seeks to be a catalyst for world change by helping people make their work and ministry one. Their mission is to provide instruction and coaching — through seminars, workshops, small groups and global outreach — that inspire and support leaders in the church and marketplace. They strive to help people discover God’s purposes for their lives and to assist their efforts to create work cultures that reflect His love.

Michael Samp // 309.258.9910 or 800.383.6890

Cofounder Ken Blanchard, began to study the Bible, and became fascinated with how Jesus transformed twelve ordinary and unlikely individuals into the first generation of leaders. Inspired by a new vision, Ken and Phil Hodges cofounded Lead Like Jesus to inspire and equip people to become servant leaders – to lead like Jesus.

Scott Forster, Denver Area Facilitator // 303.748.0007

The Marketplace Ambassador Initiative is a movement of all Christians throughout Denver's business community to come together in prayer and in taking their next step to become an intentional and effective ambassador of the Kingdom of God and the Gospel to the marketplace they work in.

Jeff Rinehart, Colorado Director // 970.420.8491

Exceptional employee care, providing corporate America chaplains with proactive and personalized employee care services.

Marketplace ROCK

Marketplace ROCK leads business owners to higher ground in God's Kingdom and in their marketplace by guiding each owner to be a better Reflection Of Christ's Kingdom (ROCK). We provide persistent, targeted prayer services to protect clients spiritually, encourage them prophetically, and coach them to fulfill God's call on their life. Our clients realize breakthroughs in personal and business relationships, stronger connection with God, and greater business success.

Bryan Chrisman, President // 720.489.0607

National Christian Foundation (NCF) is the largest Christian grant-making foundation in the world. Our innovative, tax-smart solutions help you simplify your giving, multiply your impact, and glorify God. God’s provision, your generosity, our solutions – these are the foundation for a new and better way to support the work of His Kingdom.

Ken Philbrick & Lewis Visscher NCSdenver@newcanaansociety.org

New Canaan Society - Denver: Our vision for NCS Denver is to bring Christian men closer together to share experiences, stories, joys, struggles and pains. We strive for a place where men can feel comfortable sharing their faith regardless of their struggles. We encourage all men that are either starting their faith, sharing their faith and/or strengthening their faith to join us.

John Ramstead, Colorado Executive Director // 303.514.3489

People of influence from all cultural domains, including business, who are committed to personal and cultural transformation centered on the values of Jesus.

Will Stevens, Vice President of Giving Strategies // 719.447.4620

“Transforming Assets into Living Water.” WaterStone maximizes their Kingdom impact through innovative, tax-advantaged giving solutions. We equip and empower givers with personalized giving solutions, including advanced strategies for complex assets like real estate, securities, business ownership and commodities, through Donor Advised Funds, Charitable Trusts, Charity Advised Funds, and more.

Lynn Bell, Executive Director // 720.371.7732

WorkAlive Institute is a citywide initiative that seeks to create work friendly faith places and faith friendly work places through symposiums, seminars, small group trainings and resources designed for faith and work related issues.