Transforming Nations through Business (Interview w/ Dr. John Mulford)

How are kingdom businesses being used to build nations around the world?

Dr. John Mulford is the director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Regent University and the former dean of the Business School at Regent. John has taught economics, statistics, and management science and currently teaches electives in international entrepreneurship in the PhD program at Regent. He has a particular interest in seeing disadvantaged groups advance through entrepreneurial activity. His students have gone on to start consulting companies in Asia and Africa, a manufacturing business in Egypt, and a specialty coffee company in the U.S. and Latin America. Through his leadership, the Center for Entrepreneurship has setup six Business Development Centers around the world in Uganda, Rwanda, India, South Africa, Nigeria, and Burkina Faso.

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  • Deneen Troupe-Buitrago

    Loved this interview about the Business & Educational Centers being started in developing countries. It is awesome to see God work in such unique ways through His people.
    I have listened to all of your podcasts, Darren, and find them informative and well done. Thanks so much for 50 episodes!
    These podcasts let me know there are others out there striving with me as I represent Christ in the Marketplace through my business.

    • Darren Shearer

      Deneen! Super awesome you are! I so appreciate your kind words and the Kingdom work you are doing! Looking forward to meeting you at the Amplify Conference next month!

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