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Affluent Christian Investor | September 21, 2020

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AboutKevin Cullis, Author at Affluent Christian Investor

Kevin Cullis

Kevin Cullis

Kevin Cullis is owner of Startups On Main Street, LLC and the author of "HWJDB How Would Jesus Do Business?" and "How to Start a Business: Mac Version." You can read more of his writings at HWJDB.com and StartupsOnMainStreet.com or attend one of his Bible-based Fish Tank Startups Workshops designed for individuals looking to start and grow Christ-centered businesses.

Posts By Kevin Cullis

July 1, 2020 |

President Trump, Tell The World The Story Of Tulsa’s “Black Wall Street”

President Trump plans to re-launch his campaign rallies starting in Tulsa, Oklahoma tomorrow. He’s come under heavy attack for choosing Tulsa because it’s well known as the site of a terrible racist massacre in 1921.

“[President] Coolidge knew the Klan … Read More

April 7, 2020 |

President Trump, Fundamentally Transform Entrepreneurial Rules For The Better

While I may not be a scholar of history, I sure am a student of history, especially looking for wisdom in both our American and Biblical history, which we can learn from and apply for today. The French economist J. … Read More

April 2, 2020 |

COVID-19 And The Rise Of Christian Entrepreneurship

When we read of Joseph in Genesis (Gen 41-45) and his dream of seven years of plenty and seven years of drought, this life cycle between prosperity and poverty life happens. Search for “Panic of” and you read about … Read More

March 12, 2020 |

OT Tithe System Aligned The Interests Of Priests With Members

Our story begins with the Old Testament, the Jewish Torah, and the three tithes the Jews paid to their nation Israel. A tithe (Strong’s H4643) is first mentioned in Leviticus 27:30 and was an amount of 10 percent. But … Read More

February 5, 2020 |

The Partnership Between Issachar And Zebulon

Researching wealth creation through entrepreneurship and the church principles we first need to look at some Biblical history—the tribes of Israel in the Old Testament.

READ: Businesses Are The Horse, Ministries Are The Wagon

Our “purebred” status of tribes today shows we have … Read More

December 9, 2019 |

Businesses Are The Horse, Ministries Are The Wagon

I attended a half-day seminar concerning generosity among generations within the church. One of the attendees was an associate pastor of a church near a high tech city which has become a pilgrimage for the startup industry. We shared what … Read More

December 5, 2019 |

Watchmen Series Reveals ‘Black Wall Street’, But Ignores Biblical Roots

The HBO’s Watchman series begins season one, episode one briefly telling the story of the Tulsa, Oklahoma Black Wall Street racial riot/massacre in June 1921 to create an alternative reality of Tulsa in 2019.

After our Civil War ended, we … Read More

October 23, 2019 |

Startups Need Church Encouragement More Than Shark Tank Competitions

My wife and I learn a lot watching Shark Tank, from the mistakes the business owners make to the questions the sharks ask. However, one thing is for sure. Hundreds apply and are whittled down to a few entrepreneurs … Read More

October 15, 2019 |

Don’t Be A Religious Marketplace Martyr, But A Responsible Marketplace Maker

I recently had a short discussion with a fellow Christian about wealth creation. Their views of the marketplace, wealth creation, and our abilities to be the light in the darkness of the marketplace seemed to hinder or squelch God’s purpose … Read More

September 30, 2019 |

Where Is The Biblical Entrepreneurial Discipleship?

There’s a saying that describes the prosperity cycles of a community, society, and nation. “Hard times create strong men. Strong men create good times. Good times create weak men. And, weak men create hard times.” by G. Michael Hopf from … Read More

September 9, 2019 |

Market Uses Your Strengths To Serve Other’s Weakness

There was a constant reminder growing up: “The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak” (Matt 26:41). Then there are the images of Christ who looked emaciated, weak, skinny, and had sunken eyes. Alternatively, that He was with children, … Read More

September 3, 2019 |

Church, Remember Your Training

For veterans, every military drill instructor, instructor, leader, and trainer you have ever worked for or served with always says, “Remember your training!” How you continuously train for situations is a good indicator of how you will react in … Read More

August 20, 2019 |

Time To Tear Down The Wall Of Separation Between Ministry And Marketplace

“What I really wanted to talk to you was about giving to my ministry!”

That was the comment posed to my friend by his friend when discussing business. He used it as an “in” to considering his newest venture, a … Read More

August 12, 2019 |

Searching For Biblical Entrepreneurship At The Western Conservative Summit

I attended this year’s Western Conservative Summit 2019 (WCS), my third and this time as part of the press corps. Per the WCS press release, “There were over 2,300 attendees from 39 states heard from over 50 speakers, attended over … Read More

July 10, 2019 |

In Search Of Christian Entrepreneurship Home School Content

I attended the Christian Home Educators of Colorado (CHEC) conference over the weekend of June 13-15, 2019, to seek out homeschooling content about entrepreneurship. As I have mentioned in previous articles, good Biblically-based entrepreneurial content is lacking. My research showed there is … Read More

June 3, 2019 |

We’re Called Not To Reflect, But To Refract Him In The Marketplace

At our weekly Men In Adventure meeting, visiting Pastor Rob Cupp’s theme for the week came from 1 Peter 3:8-4:19, “I am Called SO I am different!” Compared with secular businesses, we’re to be productive, but not perfect, and visibly … Read More

May 28, 2019 |

John The Baptist’s Warning To Greedy Government

Tax day, April 15, has come and gone, but the aftereffects and sting of taxation still linger in everyone’s mind, even with the Trump tax cuts. Few Americans like paying taxes to their Government when it commits fraud, waste, and … Read More

April 16, 2019 |

Berlin Wall, Venezuela Demonstrate Failure To Follow God’s Economic Policies For Entrepreneurs

My entrepreneurial journey has included learning about literacy and numeracy of business, economics, history, and politics and all that affects the prosperity of a country. But it has also included connecting these issues with the essential Biblical, theological connections and … Read More

November 29, 2018 |

It’s Time For Churches To Reconnect With Entrepreneurial Women

Since my wife and I have started our own businesses, the door for God’s prosperity has opened up as we both become Christian entrepreneur trailblazers. But…

When you examine any number of Christian “Proverbs 31” websites, books, sermons, or … Read More

November 12, 2018 |

To Truly Make America Great Again, Start By Watching The Film ‘Monumental’

How can Christian Americans contribute to make America great, even monumental, again?

Have you seen the 2012 documentary Monumental: In Search of America’s National Treasure describing the story of our nation’s foundation? I hadn’t heard of it until I attended the 2018 … Read More

June 20, 2018 |

Big City Media Try To Sell The Myth Of The Death Of Small Town America

Is your town really dying?

It had become a familiar question to my friend regarding a recent negative article describing their town’s negative “economic conditions.” All of my questions were focused on trying to determine if their condition was … Read More

December 29, 2017 |

How the Church Can Partner With Business

 

In late 2013, my friend Jimmy Graham, former Navy SEAL, and I were having multiple monthly hourly talks about the subject of business, but our talks came to a head in early January 2014. I asked myself: “If we’re … Read More

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