Some are called and sent forth as marketplace ministers. Some are called to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors, some teachers. There are some who will be ministers as owners, some as managers, some as staff and some as workers. Yet, we all are called to the ministry of reconciliation. We are ambassadors representing the kingdom and apostles empowered to claim new territory in the hearts of men. Marketplace ministers are called, equipped and equipping others to do the work of the ministry in the community of traders.
Your, boat, office, truck, lunch table or website can be a platform for the great commission.
Go out and train everyone you meet, far and near, in this way of life, marking them by baptism in the threefold name: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Then instruct them in the practice of all I have commanded you.
Matthew 28: 1-20 MSG Bible
The people who you meet in your business every day, in anyway are those “near, who we are commissioned to train “in this way of life.” That is, the way Jesus teaches us to live.
* taken from Bibles and Briefcases A Biblical Economic Guide for the Believer in Business"