The Top 100 Video Stories for Faith Driven Entrepreneurs

There’s nothing like an authentic story. It has the power to inspire and validate what God is doing in a powerful way—practical, inspirational, but not prescriptive. We’ve hunted, gathered, and collected the top video stories. Our hope is that you’ll watch these and realize you're a part of a larger community of entrepreneurs driven by their faith. God is at work around the world. You’re a part of a movement of God’s people. May these videos encourage and inspire you on your journey. 

Please note, we’ve also left this list with room to grow. We’ve intentionally left a few spaces blank because we want to hear from you. What are some of the other stories you’d like to see us highlight? Share with us here.


God loves cabinets

Steve Bell of Bellmont Cabinets

#1 God Loves cabinets

Steve Bell of bellmont cabinets

The story of Steve Bell and Bellmont Cabinets starts with an FBI investigation revealing that Steve and his company had been victimized by an organized drug ring. From there, he worked tirelessly to pay back all the money he and others had lost. But the roller coaster ride didn’t stop there. Watch Steve’s story to get a glimpse of the entrepreneurial journey, the highs and lows that come with new ventures, and the type of faith that can carry someone through it all.

 

the hobby lobby decision

David Green of Hobby Lobby

#2 The hobby lobby decision

David green of hobby lobby

Before Hobby Lobby became involved in a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case, they were a family-owned retail business. When you watch their documentary, you’ll find out exactly how the same Biblically-based family values of caring for others that made the company so successful also propelled them through a daunting personal and professional trial.

 

not dead yet

Dave Monson of Saddleback Leather Company

#3 Not dead yet

Dave Monson of Saddleback Leather Company

Have you ever thought about designing your own casket? Have you ever thought about how that might change your perspective on how you live? Watch this short video story to learn more about the Munsons—who see business as not only something to support Ministry/Missions but as a mission all its own.

 

every sseko has a story

Ben and Liz Bohannon of Sseko Designs

#4 EverY sseko has a story

Ben and Liz Bohannon of Sseko Designs

After wanting to help impoverished women for years, Liz Bohannon, Founder of Sseko Designs, moved to Uganda and found a way to enhance women's lives in a community by making and selling sandals. But can sandals alone actually change lives? Watch as Liz shares how selling sandals has not only solved a poverty problem in Uganda but also provided a way for women to see themselves as bearers of God's own image.

 

Dayspring: monastery 2.0

Chi-Ming Chien of DaySpring

#5 Day spring Monastery 2.0

Chi-Ming Chien of DaySpring

Dayspring is what would happen if you turned a monastery into a tech business. Chien spent two days a week walking around Bayview—the part of the city that tourist maps would intentionally exclude—looking for places of welcome, places where people had found peace. This led him to really ask himself, “What does it mean to be a good neighbor?” The result is a company that focuses on embodying and bearing witness to God’s redeeming of the workplace, marketplace, and community.

 

beauty out of brokenness

John and Ashley Marsh of Marsh Collective

#6 Beauty out of brokenness

John and Ashley Marsh of Marsh Collective

On the verge of suicide, John Marsh cried out to a God he didn’t know, only to find out He had been there all along. Watch their story to find out how God used their story to provide hope to broken people and how that led to the creation of several different companies—all committed to helping people restore cities by creating community in the truest sense.

 

auntie anne’s story

Anne Beiler of Auntie Anne’s

#7 Auntie Anne’s Story

Anne Beiler of Auntie Anne's

“Out of our pain our purpose was born.” Watch the story of the Beiler family to see what God can do through trials and tragedy and how a company of excellence came from circumstances of difficulty.

 

jailhouse business of generosity

Pete Ochs of Capital III

#8 jailhouse business of generosity

Pete Ochs of Capital III

To inmates, seeing someone who had a genuine desire for them to succeed changed everything. According to Pete Ochs, this attitude stems from what he believes Christ has done for us. Watch his story to hear how his entrepreneurial journey took him to jail, but for all the right reasons.

 

unleash the power of people

Bryant Ambelang of NatureSweet Tomatoes

#9 Unleash the Power of People

Bryant Ambelang of Naturesweet Tomatoes

While digging wells in Mexico, Bryant Ambelang saw how the absence of sustainable income fractured families and was inspired to create real opportunities for entire communities to become whole again. The best solutions to communal problems, he discovered, is often the very people of the community. Watch the story of NatureSweet to see how there's real power in people.

 

driving trust

Don Flow of Flow Automotive

#10 Driving trust

Don Flow of Flow Automotive

Flow Companies, Inc. (36 automotive franchises) does business differently. All dealer information is available to the consumer. If a repair is not done properly or on time, the company eats any additional costs, and every used car sold has a 100,000-mile warranty. This framework for operation comes from a simple theological principle: treat your customer as your neighbor.

 

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