Connecting Points

Leadership and Stewardship: Developing Habits to Sharpen Your Impact

June 29, 2016

Leadership and stewardship go hand-in-hand. Business success alone is meaningless — it’s how you use that success to make a positive impact on people and advance God’s kingdom that truly matters.

Too often, Christian business owners and CEOs try to separate their business leadership from their Christian ministry, assuming they can do well in both without integrating them together.


The C12 Group Receives Best Christian Workplace Certification

June 21, 2016

The C12 Group, the nation’s largest organization of peer advisory groups for Christian CEOs and executives was honored as a Certified Best Christian Workplace by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute. BCWI is an international non-profit, research-based, organizational development and human resources consulting firm with a vision to see Christian workplaces set the standard as the best, most effective places to work in the world.


Are You Pulling All the Weight in Your Business?

June 8, 2016

Your team is capable of achieving powerful results when given the tools to function as a unit. This follows God’s design for men. He didn’t intend for any individual to carry the load alone, but for many to unite with shared vision and purpose.


Recession Proof Your Business

May 25, 2016

No CEO or business owner likes to think about a recession, but in the current economic climate, it is vital to be prepared for the worst. However, you don’t have to look at this as doomsday planning; consider it proactive stewardship: a forward-thinking approach to ensure you have the tools in place to thrive through even the most challenging financial conditions. Before expanding your toolbox, you must look at what’s currently inside — everything from capital to strategic plans. This interactive self-evaluation document will help you analyze where you stand while applying Biblical principles to your most important business needs. 


Who Are You Running With?

May 19, 2016

It can be lonely out front. As an Owner, CEO, or Executive, everyone looks to you for the answers, direction and confidence. You can discuss your leadership struggles with friends, but do they really understand the challenges you face, and live them out daily? Do you have a group of peers who share the same Biblical worldview and eternal perspective encouraging and challenging you?


The Start-Up Spirit: How Thinking Big and Acting Small Builds Winning Companies

May 17, 2016

Good leaders know that business success boils down to two things: thought and action. Healthy perspective and intentional operation create an environment where people are motivated to contribute, building the kind of culture that is required for a prosperous future.


The C12 Group Board of Directors Appoints New CEO To Usher in Global Vision

May 4, 2016

The C12 Group, the largest and fastest growing Christian CEO and Executive roundtable organization, announces the Board of Directors has unanimously appointed Mike Sharrow as Chief Executive Officer and President. Don Barefoot, C12’s longtime CEO and figurehead announced his desire to step down earlier this year after a decade of dedicated and distinguished service to the company. Sharrow assumes the title effective May 1st, 2016.


5 Practical Cash Flow Principles for a Christian Business

April 28, 2016



Mercy in the Workplace

April 26, 2016

An employee was caught stealing. A supplier has grossly over-promised to gain our business. A customer is late paying their bill, again.


Can I Lead a Bible Study at My Company?

April 21, 2016

We know we can’t sit in our offices and read the Bible all day. We’re called to work diligently as stewards and servants, “as if working for the Lord” (Col 3:23). Daily, we have a unique and powerful opportunity to attest the truth and value of God’s written Word. How we honor God’s Word in and through our work is not as important as actually doing it.