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Funding Ministry through Social Enterprise: Transforming Communities and Changing Lives (S4E08)

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Funding Ministry through Social Enterprise: Transforming Communities and Changing Lives (S4E08)

In this insightful interview, join Steve Finn, Executive Director of Chestnut Mountain Ranch, and Dan as they delve into the intricate world of funding ministry through innovative business ventures known as Social Enterprise. Discover the strategies, challenges, and impact of merging faith-based initiatives with entrepreneurial endeavors.

Recorded on May 14, 2024, this candid conversation sheds light on the practicalities and principles behind utilizing social enterprise to support and sustain ministry efforts. Gain valuable insights and inspiration from two passionate leaders committed to transforming communities and changing lives.

Originally published on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, this video offers a glimpse into the intersection of faith, business, and social impact. Tune in and be empowered to make a difference in the world through purpose-driven entrepreneurship.

Table of Contents
00:22 Interview begins
00:37 Where did you come up with the idea of a social enterprise to support the Ranch?
02:15 “Change your Oil, Change a Life”
04:13 Valvoline joins the team
06:25 How many social enterprises are supporting the Ranch?
07:41 How is a business donating to the Ranch different from the Ranch running a social enterprise?
10:10 How is a social enterprise the same as or different from an endowment?
15:12 How can you integrate a social enterprise into your ministry programming?
16:30 What is the down side to having a social enterprise?
20:10 Final comments

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