The head of a Christian leadership development organization says
it's "critical" for Christian CEOs and business leaders to hold
each other accountable and have a biblical worldview.
Barefoot, president and CEO of The C12 Group,
says one of the biggest and oldest lies out there is that business
leaders have to have a divided life.
"There should not be a public and a private persona, or a sacred
and a secular persona," he insists. "We talk about living one life,
one integrated life under the Lordship of Christ, and sitting under
Barefoot admits the Bible does not talk about every aspect of
business, but says Christian concepts are still applicable to
modern business matters.
"But the things that we do discuss -- whether we're talking
about cash-flow or banking relationships or hiring and firing; all
the many things that you could discuss within the range of relevant
topics -- we're always discussing them consistent with biblical
precepts," he explains.
With the election now just weeks away, Barefoot says CEOs and
business leaders he is meeting with are keeping a close eye on the
"They have a lot at stake in the election, you know," he tells
OneNewsNow. "Business leaders, Christian and non-Christian frankly,
are on pins and needles with respect to this election."
The C12 Group is hosting its 2012 Mid-Atlantic Regional Leaders
Conference on November 1-2 in Greensboro, North Carolina.