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MARKETPLACE FACTS

DEMONSTRATING YOUR FAITH IN THE WORKPLACE Module 402 A Mario Denton Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Overall purpose of this series on Marketplace To understand and learn from various market place facts so that you can: • Be more effective and anointed wherever you are in the market place. • Adapt and benchmark your market place practices and principles discussed in this series. • Use these material to facilitate the work of evangelism.

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Demonstrating your faith in the workplace • Use this tool to determine how evident your faith is to those in your company, community and family • Take the test from time to time • Compare the results for progress • Be accountable for the commitments to changes you want to make Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


James 2: 15 15-17 • Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to him, “Go , I wish you well: keep warm and well fed, “ but does nothing about his physically needs, what good is it? In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 1        

 

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

Most of my employees know that I am a Christian.

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 2        

 

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

Most of my clients know that I am a Christian.

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 3        

 

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

Most of my vendors know that I am a Christian.

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 4        

 

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

I provide a great witness to my employees and treat them with concern for their personal growth and spiritual welfare.

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 5        

 

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

I provide a great witness to my clients by providing excellent products/service and serving them in a way that honors God

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 6        

 

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10 Very True

Your score

I provide a great witness to my vendors by treating them well and paying them in a very timely fashion

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 7        

 

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

I provide a good witness in my home and demonstrate my commitment to my family by giving them the best of my time, energy and focus

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 8        

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10 Very True

Your score

I pray for my employees, clients and vendors every day

 

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 9        

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10 Very True

Your score

I pray regularly for my competitors

 

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 10        

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10 Very True

Your score

Under my leadership, people have found Christ

 

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 11        

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

Under my leadership, people in my organisation have grown closer to Christ

 

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 12        

 

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

If any of my employees, clients and/or vendors saw a bible on my desk, they wouldn’t be surprised

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 13        

 

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

When a friend or family members contacts me in need, I always make myself available to them, even when it is very inconvenient

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 14        

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

I arrange for employee prayer time before, after and during business hours

 

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 15        

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

My business provides me with evangelistic opportunities

 

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 16        

 

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

I believe employees are “ called” to my business. I seek God’s guidance in understanding why they have arrived

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 17        

 

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10 Very True

Your score

When someone congratulates me on my business success, I always give credit to God

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 18        

 

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10 Very True

Your score

I believe that any success I have is purely a result of God’s blessing, and is not the result of my hard work and/ or talents

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 19        

 

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

If the local newspaper called and asked to feature me in a business article, I would make sure I gave all the glory to God

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 20        

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

I allow God to run my business, staying out of His way

 

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 21        

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

I seek God’s counsel on important business decisions

 

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 22        

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

I seek God’s counsel on everyday decisions

 

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 23        

 

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10 Very True

Your score

I believe that the business belongs to God and I operate as a good steward of His business

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 24        

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

I see my business purely as a ministry of Christ

 

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 25        

 

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10 Very True

Your score

My Pastor/ Reverend .. And people I know in church see my business as a ministry

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Question 26        

 

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1: Not true

10 Very True

Your score

I share the challenges and victories in my business with Jesus every day in prayer

 

 

 

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Overall results        

  

0

Let’s start praying

65

Getting started

130

Faithful in little things

195

On the right path

260

A true blessing

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Discuss the results • Re take the test from time to time • Discuss what you will do with results • Shine your light of the good news throughout the workplaces of the world

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Prayer Focus • Father, In the name of Jesus, I surrender myself to walk in the Word in the marketplace. Your word living in me produces the Life in this world. • The word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. It makes my way plain before me. • I boldly and confidently say that my heart is fixed and established on the solid foundation – the Living Word of God! Amen Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Learning, application and commitment: James 1: 22-25 • “Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. • Do what it says. • Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in the mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like. • But the man who looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues to do this, not forgetting what he has heard, but doing it - he will be blessed in what he does.” (NIV) Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Learning, application and commitment • One of the principles that I have learned from this lesson was … • I intend to apply this principle in my market place by: ….. • With the help of the Holy Spirit, I will begin applying this truth immediately. Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Jesus said: Take what I have given you and change the world!

Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Sources and acknowledgement CHRIST@ WORK NEWSLETTER • •

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Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


Blessings from Dr Mario Denton as the Africa: Continental Program Director - Marketplace

Let's keep the good marketplace vibes alive. Let's network. Become a member of the Crown Companies Marketplace Coaching Forum.   Tel (w) + 27(0) 82 88 29903. e-mail address:mario@crown.org.za Website: www.crown.org.za Marketplace facts: Demonstrating your faith


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