MBA Ministry

Upcoming Opportunities

We have a robust line up of in-person and virtual events for 2024. Keep checking back as more events will be announced. 

 

Summer Meet-Ups

In the Dallas or Chicago Area this Summer and want to connect with other like minded Believers?

You are invited to a casual gathering. This is a great opportunity to connect, share experiences, and build new relationships. The MBA Alumni Network is especially interested in welcoming summer interns and graduating students. Click on the links below to RSVP.

Date: June 9th, 2024

Time: 3-5pm

Date: June 22nd, 2024

Time: 3-6pm

Previous Opportunities

We are proud of and extremely thankful for our robust lineup of virtual and in-person events each year!

2024 Events Completed

 

1. Faith Driven Investor Conference Discount-Jan 2024
2. Conference: Believer’s in Business ’24: Radically Inspiring (In-person), Feb 2024
3. Faith Driven Investor Foundations Small Group, with Marus D. Stroud, co-founder and managing partner of TXV
4. Navigating Marrange and Dual Careers, with Paul (Investor) & Missy (Consultant and Leadership Coach) Wallace & Jason (Head of Consumer Insights Data Lab), McKinsey) & Shang (CEO and author of Save My Cents, Inc.,) Rico Saavedra.

    2023 Events Completed

    1. Speaker Series: The Antidote to Polarization, Jonathan Reckford – Habitat for Humanity, Jan 2023
    2. Speaker Series: Being a Believer in Business, Deb Liu – Ancestry.com, Feb 2023
    3. Conference: Believer’s in Business ’23: Audacious Hope (In-person), Feb 2023
    4. Virtual Book Study: “Take Back Your Power,” Spring 2023
    5. Fireside Chat with Cathie Wood, CEO/CIO of Ark Investment, Management LLC, April 2023
    6. Speaker Series: “The Spiritual Art of Business”, Barry Rowan- Fall 2023
    7. Faith Driven Entrepreneur Conference Discount- September 2023
    8. Speaker Series: “Navigating in Times of Crisis,” Mordechai Wiseman, managing director of Firstfruit Funds Ltd.
    9. State of the Ministry Address, Mark Washington, Dec 2023

    2022 Events Completed

    1. Speaker Series: Serving vs Leading, Cheryl Bachelder – Former Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen CEO, Jan 2022
    2. Conference: Believer’s in Business ’22: Our Strength in Christ’s Surrender (In-person), Feb 2022
    3. MBA Alumni In-Person Event: Kick Off Happy Hour, Dallas, TX, Mar 2022
    4. MBA Alumni In-Person Event: Chicago, IL, Apr 2022
    5. Speaker Series: The Life We’re Looking For, Andy Crouch – Praxis Labs Partner, Apr 2022
    6. Virtual Book Study: “The Life We’re Looking For.” Spring 2022
    7. MBA Alumni In-Person Events: Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay Area, Jul 2022
    8. Faith Driven Entrepreneur & Faith Driven Investor Conference Discount, Sep 2022
    9. MBA Alumni In-Person Events: Chicago & Dallas, Oct 2022
    10. MBA Alumni In-Person Events: Chicago, Dallas & San Francisco, Nov 2022
    11. Speaker Series: The Integrated Life, Ken Eldred – Founder, Living Stones Foundation, Nov 2022
    12. Virtual Book Study: “The Integrated Life,” Fall 2022
    13. State of the Ministry Address, Mark Washington, Dec 2022
    14. Quarterly eNewsletters

    2021 Events Completed

    1. GFM Evangelism Course, Jan-Feb 2021
    2. Speaker Series: Leadership in Crisis with Steve Preston – Goodwill Industries, Feb 2021
    3. Conference: Believers in Business (Virtual), Feb 2021
    4. Virtual Book Study: “Discover Joy in Work Book Club” with Shundrawn Thomas – Northern Trust, Mar 2021
    5. Redemptive Entrepreneurship Panel, May 2021
    6. Virtual Book Study: “Rare Leadership in the Work Place,” Summer 2021
    7. Conference: Faith Driven Entrepreneur & Faith Driven Investor In-person Watch Parties, Sep 2021
    8. Conference: Faith Driven Entrepreneur & Faith Driven Investor Virtual Networking After Parties, Sep 2021
    9. Speaker Series: The Emotionally Healther Leader with Dr. Atasha Jordan, MD/MBA, Sep 2021
    10. Speaker Series: Designing Your Post Covid Work Life, Dave Evans, Oct 2021
    11. MBA Alumni In-Person Event: Kick Off Happy Hour, Chicago, IL, Oct 2021
    12. Virtual Book Study: “Designing Your New Work Life,” Nov 2021
    13. MBA Alumni In-Person Event: SF Bay Area Kick Off Happy Hour, Nov 2021
    14. MBA Alumni In-Person Event: SF Bay Area Hike and Refreshments, Nov 2021
    15. Speaker Series: Leadership for the Long-Haul, Pete Shimer – Deloitte US, Nov 2021
    16. State of the Ministry Address, Mark Washington, Dec 2021
    17. Quarterly eNewsletters

    Our Inaugural Year

    Since our inception in 2020, we have already seen great spiritual and professional growth, including new jobs and co-founders secured. In response to the pandemic and a large-scale survey, our initial launch was virtual and included seven events:

    1. Designing Your Work Life in Light of COVID-19 with Dave Evans speaking and almost 100 participants.
    2. A follow up virtual book study for the Designing Your Life and Designing Your Work Life books by Dave Evans and Bill Burnett.
    3. Four industry focused events with panels and networking time: Tech, Finance, Entrepreneurship, and General Management/Consulting, with 140 participants.
    4. A Job Seeker’s Forum and Networking event featuring Torrey Foster, an executive with Korn Ferry (a talent searchfirm).
    5. In partnership with Faith Driven Investor and Faith Driven Entrepreneur, we provided free passes to their annual conferences.
    6. A Journey of Generosity (JOG) retreat which taught biblical principles of generosity in partnership with Generous Giving.
    7. A State of the Ministry event recapping all the wonderful fruit that God bore in 2020 in spite of the tragedies in the global pandemic, economic disruptions, and racial justice.