Answering the call to “ministry in the marketplace” is necessary to advance the Kingdom of Heaven on earth. In this episode, pastor/business woman Chi Mathias Reed shares simple strategies that help equip entrepreneurs to build the Kingdom of God in the marketplace using biblical principles. She shares tips for building, equipping, mentoring, and supporting the marketplace community and authentic ways to reach the unchurched with the love of God. Chi is an inspired Visionary, PurposePreneur, Holistic Health Practitioner, and Philanthropist. She also serves as an international inspirational speaker, workshop facilitator, author, strategist, and breakthrough coach. She's a wife, biological mother of two, bonus mother to three, and a grandmother of three. Her mission is to use her voice and influence to transform lives, while leaving a legacy for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She's a published author of two books, in which she shares the wisdom she's gained through her pursuit of purpose and her personal transformation journey.
Chi handles the multiple hats that she wears on a daily basis with grace. She received her certification as a Holistic Health Practitioner from Pure Vitality University. As a Pastor and PurposePrenuer, she supports entrepreneurs spiritually and practically by developing business strategy and implementing brand launches. Chi currently serves as Marketplace Pastor at Unity Worship Church in Cartersville, GA, while leading two nonprofit organizations (Agape Paradigm Ministries and the For Our Daughters Foundation). She also oversees three businesses (Mathias & Associates, LLC; Unity Grounds Coffee Cafe; and POSSH314 Catering and Events) with her husband Chef Maurice Reed II.