John D Rockefeller Sr – Standard Oil

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John D Rockefeller Sr was arguably the greatest businessman of all time, at one point in his life his net worth (adjusted for inflation) was estimated to be the largest in world history, he was a very committed Christian and many believe to be the most benevolent person of all time. Much of his wealth […]

RG LeTourneau – Earthmoving Innovator

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RG LeTourneau is perhaps the most inspiring Christian inventor, businessman and entrepreneur the world has ever seen. A sixth grade dropout, Robert Gilmore “RG” LeTourneau went on to become the leading earth moving machinery manufacturer of his day with plants on 4 continents, more than 300 patents to his name and major contributions to road construction and heavy equipment […]

David Green – Hobby Lobby

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David Green, founder of Hobby Lobby, opened his first retail business in 1970 with $600 in start up capital and parlayed it into a $2 billion per year retailing giant with 434 stores.  Forbes® estimates his personal fortune to exceed $3 Billion, making him one of the richest people in the world.  By the world’s standards, he is a remarkable […]

Tom Monaghan – Domino’s Pizza

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Tom Monaghan a devote Roman Catholic, founded Domino’s Pizza in 1960 and after selling the company in 1998, dedicated his time, talent and several hundreds of millions of dollars to Catholic causes, including the pro-life movement and the founding of Ave Maria University. His active opposition to abortion first made headlines in 1989 when the […]

S Truett Cathy – Chick-Fil-A

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S Truett Cathy is founder of Chick-fil-A and is one of the finest Christian entrepreneurs in American history. Cathy exemplifies what all Christian businessmen should strive to be in the workplace. Chick-fil-A is a very profitable national brand with gross revenues exceeding $4.5 Billion a year despite his mandate that each of the more 1600 […]

Norm Miller – Interstate Batteries

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Norm Miller is chairman of Interstate Batteries and a Christian business executive of the highest caliber. Starting from humble beginnings, he sold his way into the American Dream, selling for with the Interstate Batteries company, complete with a big house, nice cars and a beautiful wife. Rather than happiness and joy however, Norm felt that […]

Anthony Rossi – Tropicana

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Anthony Rossi grew Tropicana into the largest fresh-chilled orange juice company in the world and donated millions to further the work of Bible schools and missionary services. He immigrated to the United States from Sicily at the age 21; unable to speak any English, without formal education, and with no money or connections to help […]

Asa Candler – Coca Cola

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Asa Candler was the entrepreneur behind Coca Cola and a fantastic example of what a Christian can do when he puts God first in his business. Starting from humble beginnings as a drugstore owner in Atlanta, he purchased the Coca Cola secret formula in 1888 and through his innovative marketing, sales and distribution efforts, grew […]

Sir John Templeton – Mutual Fund Pioneer

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Sir John Templeton was a mutual fund pioneer, one of the most benevolent philanthropists in history and a deeply spiritual man. He also wrote several books, many of which focused on spirituality. A lifelong member of the Presbyterian Church and a 42 year member of the Board of Trustees for the Princeton Theological Seminary, Sir […]

Henry Parsons Crowell – Quaker Oats

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Henry Parsons Crowell founded Quaker Oats and was an extraordinary Christian businessman who funded many Christian initiatives, including the Moody Bible Institute, despite having to overcome a childhood deadly disease. A man hungry for the Word of God his entire life, on October 22, 1943, at the age of 82, he went to be with […]

Marion Wade – Service Master

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Marion Wade was the founder of ServiceMaster and a devoted Christian. Despite dropping out of school in eighth grade and starting his own business during the Great Depression, by putting God first in his life, he went on to create a company that still thrives today. Born in Arkansas in 1898, after leaving school, Marion […]

Zig Ziglar – Motivational Speaker Author

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Zig Ziglar was a motivational speaker, sales trainer, best selling author and faithful follower of Jesus Christ. Zig, real name, Hilary Hinton Ziglar, came from extremely humble beginnings, raised during the Great Depression in rural Mississippi by his widowed mother along side 10 siblings (his father and 11th sibling younger sister died within two days […]

Stanley Tam – US Plastic

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Stanley Tam, founder of US Plastic Corp, legally gave his entire business to God and the profits that have been generated ever since have gone to the spread of the Gospel across the world. To date, the business

Larry Burkett – Money Matters

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Larry Burkett was a biblically-based financial advisor, host of the radio program Money Matters and founder of Christian Financial Concepts, later named Crown Financial Ministries. He wrote more than 70 books, selling over 11 million copies, including several national best sellers. His radio programs were carried on 2,000 outlets worldwide and his message for managing […]

Paul J Meyer – Success Motivation Institute

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Paul J Meyer, founder of Success Motivation Institute, pioneered the personal development and self improvement industry, and was a model Christian in his business as well as personal life. His success training materials have inspired countless lives over the past 50 years and his Foundation has donated tens of millions to charities and ministries. He […]

Bob Briner – Roaring Lambs

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Bob Briner was a sports television pioneer, Emmy Award winning producer and evangelical Christian author. He called Christians to become, “Roaring Lambs,” — people who believed that the Christian faith was relevant to all the problems faced by modern man and then to act on that conviction. Rather than simply criticize Hollywood, the press, television […]

David Steward – World Wide Technologies

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David Steward is the founder of the privately held $1 Billion Information Technology firm, World Wide Technologies, based in St. Louis, MO. David was raised in Missouri in a very segregated community. He went to college and through sheer determination, found his way onto the basketball team despite his high school coach and others telling […]

Bo Pilgrim – Pilgrim’s Pride

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Bo Pilgrim is the founder of Pilgrim’s Pride, formerly the largest chicken producer in the US, and is a one-of-a-kind Christian businessman. A true rags to riches story, Bo came from extremely humble beginnings. In 1946, he opened his first feed store in Pittsburg, TX, and some sixty years later, Pilgrim’s Pride was a Fortune […]

Bud Paxson – Home Shopping Network

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Bud Paxson founded the Home Shopping Network and later became an evangelical Christian that pioneered the largest family-friendly television network PAX TV. From humble beginnings, Lowell “Bud” Paxson persevered through several financial setbacks and unsuccessful enterprises to become a very wealthy and well respected media mogul. To audiences, Bud Paxson shares, “I’m going to let […]

Peter J Daniels

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Peter J Daniels is an christian businessman and entrepreneur, best selling author and recognized public speaker. From humble beginnings, illiterate at age 26, Peter found Christ at a Billy Graham Crusade May 25, 1959, and went on to build several successful businesses, serve on the boards of several international ministries, author thirteen books and be […]

Festus Stacy – Oil Tycoon

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Festus Stacy was the former president and founder of several oil companies and an extremely benevolent Christian business leader and entrepreneur whose legacy of generosity still lives on today. He was a millionaire by the time he was 29. He was considered by many to be one of the greatest salesmen in this country’s history. […]

Hal Taussig – Untours

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Hal Taussig is an extraordinary Christian businessman, founder of the travel agency Untours and benevolent leader in the fight against poverty. Started in the mid 1970s, Untours grew it into a very profitable and productive business. Today, all of his company’s profits, totaling millions, is donated to help low income people. The Taussigs have given […]

Miles Ezell – Purity Dairies

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Miles Ezell was a christian business leader who founded Purity Dairies and was a very generous benefactor to his community of Nashville, TN as well as a benevolent steward of the resources God gave him. Starting from very humble beginnings in 1926 by renting some cows and equipment, Miles Ezell became the largest dairy proprietor […]