Chris Paulk started his Life Lessons Over Lunch group as a meaningful way to influence his employees and coworkers. In business, it’s impossible to control the circumstances and actions of the economy, the weather, or the manufacturers, for example. What Chris could control, however, was the organization’s culture. As a leader, Chris wanted his team to know that Muscadine Products Corporation was more than just an employer, and that they genuinely cared about their workers as individual people.
Chip Schuneman has spent the last 25 years working as a sales, marketing, and operations executive in the fast-paced, results driven and competitive world of business. From Fortune 500 companies to privately held organizations that ranged from high-tech, education software and professional services, “God has provided me some pretty interesting places to work,” Chip says. “He has also given me a passion to ‘do life’ with people.”
As we look back on 2015, Life Lessons Over Lunch has had quite a busy year. We’ve welcomed a new Director, revamped our website, streamlined some of our processes, rolled out a new logo, revitalized our social media presence, redesigned our marketing material, and hosted the first annual Life Lessons Over Lunch Leader Event.
All of these initiatives were driven by your courage, dedication, and commitment and our mission to support you in your efforts as you share your faith with your coworkers.
Because Life Lessons Over Lunch serves as a springboard, often the first step for many, our Life Lessons Over Lunch leaders rarely see the eternal impact a simple invitation has on one’s spiritual journey. Thankfully, they listen to and trust in the path that God has placed before them. Here’s one story of a Life Lessons Over Lunch attendee-turned leader who took that first small step and never looked back.
The 2015 Life Lessons Over Lunch Leader event was held on Tuesday, November 10. With more than 100 attendees, the North Point Community Church Theatre was filled with leaders who are positively influencing their nonbelieving coworkers and creating inviting and safe environments where they can consider issues of faith.