top 25 podcasts for faith driven entrepreneurs

We probably listen to a few too many podcasts around here, but in case you need a few, below are some of our favorites. Some come from a faith driven perspective and some are staples for any entrepreneurs.


#1 Faith Driven Entrepreneur

with Henry Kaestner, William Norvell, and Rusty Rueff

Fine, we’re unavoidably biased. But if you’re new to the site and missed the link, Henry, Rusty, and William host a weekly podcast, specifically dialed in for Faith Driven Entrepreneurs. We host leaders like Tim Keller, Chip Ingram, Andy Crouch, Nancy Duarte, Peter Greer and entrepreneurs like David Morken (Bandwidth), Steve Green (Hobby Lobby), Phil Vischer (Veggietales), Bryant Ambelang (Naturesweet)and many others.

Our mission is to tackle the pressing questions faith driven entrepreneurs wrestle with, so they can find the encouragement and support as they get ready to head back out on the journey.

 

#2 Faith Driven Investor

with Henry Kaestner, William Norvell, and Rusty Rueff

Alright, we’re unavoidably biased one more time. But we think this podcast is great too! As we’ve been on this journey, we’ve seen entrepreneurs in great need of Encouragement, Content, Community and Investors.

Faith Driven Investor is a growing movement of business leaders, fund managers, investors, and pastors that are driven by their faith and who believe that God owns it all and that he cares deeply about how we steward our investments. Our vision is for a world where Christ's followers can pursue excellent investments that allow for financial returns and Gospel-centered transformation. This new podcast will be a resource for Entrepreneurs to understand what it is to find like minded investors that will be strapped to the mast with them. It’ll also be for Entrepreneurs who have experienced success and might be looking to re-invest in the next generation.

 

#3 How I Built This

with Guy Raz

Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world's best known companies. How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built.

 

#4 The redemptive edge

with Andy Crouch

Andy Crouch talks with founders about the way their backgrounds have uniquely prepared them to work on the problems and opportunities they’ve chosen; about the triumphs and setbacks of their startup journey; about the moments of epiphany that led to changes in the trajectory of their work; about their challenges with pride, identity, and misplaced ambition; about the role of sacrifice in the work of restoration; and about how their Christian imagination and practices have shaped their work.

 

#5 This Week in Startups

with Jason Calacanis

Jason Calacanis and a rotating group of guest experts bring you this weekly take on the best, worst, most outrageous and interesting stories from the world of Web companies. Calacanis, a podcasting pioneer, gives you an insider's look at what's happening in the tech industry with his trademark blunt style and good humor. Looking to start your own company? Need strategies for improving your business or motivating your team? Just want to catch up on what's happening in Silicon Valley and beyond?

 

#6 Entreleadership

with Ken Coleman

Hosted by Ken Coleman, the EntreLeadership Podcast features lively discussions and tips on leadership and business by some of the top minds in the business, like Mark Cuban, Seth Godin, Jim Collins and Simon Sinek.

 

#7 Bottom Line Faith

from Truth at Work

This podcast provides a unique look at how high capacity Christian leaders live out their faith in the marketplace, how their faith influences how they deal with the issues they face as leaders, and how they address all the demands they face. We profile the leadership of some of America’s top Christian CEOs, business owners, corporate executives, athletic coaches and personalities, authors, and thought leaders.

 

#8 the andy stanley leadership podcast

with Andy Stanley

Well published author and preacher Andy Stanley interviews leaders to talk about, you guessed it, leadership.

You can’t go wrong with any of these episodes, but we’d highly recommend his two-part interview with Dave Katz, CFO of Coke Consolidated.

 
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#9 Lead to Win

with Michael Hyatt and Megan Hyatt Miller

Short-term wins are easy. Sustained achievement is another story. On Lead to Win, join New York Times bestselling author Michael Hyatt and Megan Hyatt Miller to discover how current research combines with timeless wisdom for lasting success. From personal productivity to personal development, self-leadership to team leadership, and intentionality to influence, get the insights and tools you need to win at work and succeed at life.

 
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#10 The Love and Respect Podcast

with Emerson Eggerichs

We know your impact in business, depends greatly on things being good at home. Finding a place to be encouraged, refueled in you marriage is critical. Emerson Eggerichs, PhD, pastor, best-selling author (More than 2 Million Books sold), talk about Love and Respect—a Relationship Secret Hidden in Plain Sight—a simple principle connecting theology and psychology.

This podcast highlights discussions between pastor and clinical psychologist, father and son, that are certain to serve and encourage males and females alike. No one and no relationship, whether inside or outside the home, is off-limits.

 

#11 building a storybrand

with Donald Miller

If you’re frustrated because you struggle to get the word out about your product or service, the Building a StoryBrand podcast will help. Fans of the podcast are ecstatic about the fun and entertaining way Donald Miller brings you practical advice about clarifying your message so customers will listen.

Don and the StoryBrand team are the world's leading experts in harnessing the 2,000 year-old proven power of story formulas to get people talking about your brand. Get your message out, grow your company, stand out in the marketplace, and have a blast doing it!

 

#12 The liberator podcast

with Jeremie Kubicek and Steve Cockram

The Liberator Podcast is the official leadership podcast from GiANT Worldwide, a global leader development company. Whether you're an executive, entrepreneur, or leadership junkie, this podcast is designed to be a resource for you on your journey of personal development.

Regular hosts, Jeremie Kubicek and Steve Cockram, are the co-founders of GiANT Worldwide, and have dedicated their careers to equipping leaders and teams throughout the world. Everything discussed on the show is based on real-world problems and solutions, not theory.

 

#13 Should this Exist?

from Quartz

It's the question of our times: How is technology impacting our humanity? "Should This Exist?" invites the creators of radical new technologies to set aside their business plan, and think through the human side: What is the invention’s greatest promise? And what could possibly go wrong?

Show host Caterina Fake (Partner, Yes VC; Cofounder Flickr) is a celebrated tech pioneer and one of Silicon Valley’s most eloquent commentators on technology and the human condition.

 

#14 Nine to five

from Christians in Commerce

Christians in Commerce works to encourage and equip Christians to be God’s presence in the workplace by the power of the Holy Spirit, exercising faith, integrity, and excellence. Nine to Five podcasts are conversations with Christians aligning their careers with God's mission and being Christ in their workplace. Listen to them during your commute, or whenever convenient.

 

#15 Master of Scale

with Reid Hoffman

How do companies grow from zero to a gazillion? Legendary Silicon Valley investor / entrepreneur Reid Hoffman tests his theories with famous founders. Guests include Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg & Sheryl Sandberg, Netflix’s Reed Hastings, Google’s Eric Schmidt, Spanx's Sara Blakely. With original music and hilariously honest stories, the show sounds like nothing you’ve ever heard.

 

#16 Unleashing your Leadership

from Pinnacle Forum

Pinnacle Forum was inspired by Dr. Bill Bright, Founder of Campus Crusade for Christ International, who challenged a handful of leaders in Phoenix, Arizona saying, “I believe the only way we can change our culture is to find a way to network our high influence leaders and inspire them to use their influence for God.” Their mission is to encourage and equip influential leaders through confidential Forums, supported by a national network, to engage in personal and cultural transformation that honors Jesus Christ.

 

#17 Convene Podcast

from Convene Now

Are you looking to learn from seasoned business executives? The Convene Podcast takes deep dives into a variety of Christian business leaders' fields of expertise. Tune in to learn more on how to integrate better business practices and faith into your current work.

 

#18 business done right

with Seth Buechley

Faith forward business leadership. Learn in this podcast from Seth who is focused on connecting high-potential leaders with the ideas, resources, and people they need to grow their enterprise and have lasting leadership impact.

 

#19 theology of business

with Darren Shearer

The Theology of Business Podcast is the show that helps marketplace Christians partner with God in business to help you disciple your company, your industry, and your community. 

 
 

#20 Work Love pray

with Diane Paddison

4word is the only global organization for Christian women in the workplace led by women. 4word leads, connects and supports women in the workplace to help them achieve their God-given potential with confidence. 4word achieves this mission through 4word’s Digital Community, 4word Local Groups and the 4word Mentor Program.

 

#21 The Faith and Work Podcast

from The Denver Institute for Faith & Work

In the Faith & Work podcast, the staff of Denver Institute talks through a broad overview of faith and work, and a few of the spiritual issues around the topic. Their podcasts cover a range of topics, including fellowship, culture, and, of course, entrepreneurship.

 

#22 Inside Giving: Inspiring Stories of Biblical GenerositY

from The National Christian Foundation

Hosted by John Putnam, this is a podcast of the National Christian Foundation highlighting radical stories of generosity and showing how easy it is to get involved in stewarding your resources.

Learn more about NCF at ncfgiving.com.

 

#23 Theology of Work

from The Theology of Work Project

The Theology of Work (TOW) Project exists to help people explore what the Bible and the Christian faith can contribute to ordinary work.


#24 Kingdom Driven Entrepreneur Podcast

with Shae Bynes

The Kingdom Driven Entrepreneur Podcast seeks to inspire and teach entrepreneurs of faith to operate their businesses completely yielded and in partnership with our awesome and limitless God. Topics: Christian Business, Kingdom Business, Marketplace Ministry, Faith and Business.

 

Looking for #25? We’ve intentionally left a spot blank because we want to hear from you! What are other podcasts that have been encouraging on your entreprenuerial journey that we should share?

 
 
 

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