Who We Are

Marketplace CrossTalk has been providing opportunities and resources for over twelve years to men and women who seek to know God, and who want to make a difference in their community.

Our Objectives

  1. Specific Purpose
    Encouraging laypeople to cultivate biblical thinking for biblical life-change in the workplace, and in their personal lives.
  2. Participants
    Business and professional men and women (working or retired) who are committed to building a better community through meaningful relationships. Laypeople who have some connection to the Church.
  3. Reaching Out
    A workshop-styled (one-hour) early morning or noontime meeting during the workweek.
    Meeting in a neutral location not normally connected with religious activity.
    Invitation is by word-of-mouth and personal networking.
    No cost, except for materials or meal (if offered).
  4. Spiritual Growth
    On the Engel "Scale of Spiritual Maturity", we anticipate serving people from -7 to +7. Our plan is to help them move up the scale.
  5. Specific Milestones
    To commit their life to Christ (if not already a believer). (John 3:3)
    To be a growing Christian; developing character. (2Peter 3:18; Eph. 4:14,15)
    To identity with other believers in the marketplace.
    To think biblically regarding life and ones' decisions.
    To participate regularly in a church.
    To aspire to leadership in the church.
    To receive training in communicating the faith.
  6. Measuring Our Effectiveness
    By verbal and written feedback.
    By financial participation in support of the ministry. (1Corinthians 9:7-14)
    By leadership positions filled in local churches.
    Increasing number of new groups.