In The Marketplace Christian, Darren Shearer provides practical and personalized strategies to help you discover and fulfill your specific, transformational ministry to the world of business.

As a result of reading this book and completing the “Spiritual Gifts in the Marketplace” assessment (included inside), you will…

  • Find out why the marketplace is such a great place to serve God in “full-time ministry”
  • Understand your primary mission in business as a marketplace Christian
  • Discover the unique spiritual gifts God has entrusted to you for ministry in the marketplace, including examples of 23 marketplace Christians who have (and are) using their spiritual gifts in business
  • Learn actionable strategies for transforming your industry for the glory of God

These are just a few of the real-life examples of marketplace Christians ministering in the business world that you will learn about in this book:

  • Cyber-security expert using the gift of discernment
  • Business consultant using the gift of intercessory prayer
  • Real estate developer using the gift of faith
  • Professional athlete using the gift of healing
  • Author using the gift of worship
  • Department store owner using the gift of hospitality
  • Venture capitalist using the gift of cross-cultural ministry
  • Manufacturing company’s CEO using the gift of compassion

Read this book and discover your own unique, God-given ministry calling as a marketplace Christian, learn how to partner with God in business, and transform the world.


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About Darren Shearer

Darren Shearer, M.A. is the podcast host and lead blogger for Theology of Business, a training organization that helps marketplace Christians to partner with God in business to transform the marketplace and make an impact for eternity. The Theology of Business Podcast has been downloaded in 53 countries. Darren is the author of three books, including The Marketplace Christian: A Practical Guide to Using Your Spiritual Gifts in Business and Marketing Like Jesus: 25 Strategies to Change the World. He is the founder and CEO of High Bridge Books, which offers professional book publishing and author consulting services for inspiring thought leaders. High Bridge Books has published more than 28 books since 2013.

A former Captain in the United States Air Force, Darren earned the United States Air Force Commendation Medal for his meritorious service in Kuwait during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He holds a M.A. in Practical Theology from Regent University (Virginia Beach, VA), attended business school at Pace University (New York, NY), and completed a B.A. in English from Charleston Southern University (Charleston, SC).

Darren and his wife, Marie, reside in Houston, Texas and have two young boys: Solomon (born in Feb 2014) and Armand (born in Oct 2015).