At Market Place Leadership (MPL), ourgoal is to educate, inuence, and supportChristian business leaders in order to livea balanced lie at home, in business andin the community, while developing andmaintaining a strong relationship withGod.We live in a society driven by power,money, and greed that oten encouragesleaders to be dishonest and treat employeeswith little value in order to advance orsucceed in the business world. Businessleaders become so consumed in thebusyness o work and lie that they otenorget the core values and the Biblical-based word that God has provided.I you are a business manager or leaderand want to learn how to succeed in themarketplace without compromising theundamental Christian values that God hasgiven us, then this ministry is or you! It isour desire to create a network o Christianbusiness leaders and create a conduitor spiritual, business and economicalinterchange.Te ministry will also provide a orumor discussion on the issues and topics thatimpact our community here in Hawai`i. AtMPL, we want to inuence, educate andsupport marketplace leaders in Hawai`iby creating a support group and networko Christian business leaders that willpositively impact our community.
One o the goals o the MPL is to provide our business leaderswith undamental leadership skills that will equip members to besuccessul within their business and organization. We want to ensurethat our members have the opportunity and access to become notonly better leaders within their occupation, but provide them withnetworking opportunities to meet other market place leaders withinour congregation. Trough our very own MPL business directory, wehave created an outlet or leaders as well as congregation members tohelp support our church businesses by utilizing the services promotedin the directory. We also have quarterly leadership luncheon eventsthat assist MPL members in gleaning both practical and spiritualknowledge, which are applicable to their daily lives in the market place.In keeping with the heart o New Hope Oahu, the Market PlaceLeadership seeks to nd opportunities to make a diference in ourvery own back yard. Each year, the MPL will host and conduct severalcommunity service projects in an efort to use the resources andmarket place connections that God has blessed our leaders with. Asleaders and managers o the marketplace, it is our responsibility tosupport and care or those in our community who may be struggling. At MPL we seek to impact our own community by proving hope tothose seeking assistance. A key element o the MPL is the connection between members on aspiritual level. Troughout the year, the MPL connects our businessleaders into lie groups through our connection campaign. Te MPLalso hosts a once a month networking and spiritual growth night onthe rst Wednesday o each month prior to New Hope’s mid weekservice at Sand Island. Tese monthly gathering are a way or ourMPL members to connect with one another and also receive a biblicalbased teaching targeted specically or leaders in the Market Place. Weencourage our members to build deep lie on lie relationships withother market place leaders who oten experience the same situationsthrough the ormation o these lie groups. A mentor, accountability partner, Christian brother or sister is one way to help our memberssucceed at home, business, and in lie through biblical council.
Te MPL mentorship program is our way o helping to equip and trainour uture Christian Market Place leaders. Tis mentorship programprovides an opportunity or our MPL members to serve as mentorsand lie coaches to the young leaders within our congregation andstudents at Pacic Rim Christian college. Trough this partnership, wehave not only provided a way or our students to obtain an internshipand shadowing experience, but have also helped to support our MPLleaders who may need assistance in specic areas o their business. Itis important that we invest in our young adults today so that the nextgeneration o market place leaders will have a solid oundation based onhard work and biblical values.
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