Strategic Affiliates

C12’s network of Strategic Affiliates is a group of mission-aligned organizations. We share ideas and strategically collaborate on initiatives to advance the marketplace ministry movement.


FamilyLife is a donor-supported nonprofit organization in Little Rock, AR, whose mission is to develop godly marriages and families who change the world one home at a time. Co-founded in 1976 by Dennis and Barbara Rainey, FamilyLife works in more than one hundred countries around the world and utilizes a volunteer network of more than ten thousand couples nationwide.

Alliance Defending Freedom

Alliance Defending Freedom is America’s largest Christian attorney network (3,300+ strong), and dedicated to advocating for religious freedom, sanctity of life, as well as for marriage and family.

Regent University

Regent, a nationally ranked private, Christian institution offers over 130 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs in business, leadership, IT/cybersecurity, healthcare management, nursing, divinity, and more. Our flexible 8-week online courses are designed for working professionals. Regent is ranked among the Top National Universities by U.S. News & World Report and is one of only 24 universities nationally “A” rated for its comprehensive liberal arts curriculum.

National Christian Foundation

For close to four decades, Christian CEOs, business owners, and executives have looked to the National Christian Foundation (NCF) to help them incorporate generosity into their companies and maximize their charitable impact. With unparalleled expertise and the most creative giving solutions available today, our 30 local teams nationwide guide business leaders and families with tax-smart strategies and solutions, including Giving Funds (donor-advised funds) and powerful business-interest giving opportunities. The result? Since 1982, we’ve mobilized more than $10 billion for 63,000 charities at work in our communities and around the world.

His Way at Work

His Way At Work exists to inspire and empower business leaders to transform their workplaces with God’s love.  We help Christian CEO’s and business owners to develop an overarching strategy to care for the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of their employees, their families, and the community in a way that honors God.  Our coaches work with these companies onsite or remotely to lead the CEO, the leadership team, and the employees through a proven process to develop and execute this “Caring Strategy”.  Bottom line…we help CEO’s convert inspiration into action.

RightNow Media

RightNow Media @Work is the world’s largest and most trusted library of on-demand biblical video content, created to help business leaders put their faith in action by caring for their team members at work and at home. With more than 20,000 videos on topics like leadership, personal finance, marriage, and parenting, RightNow Media @Work has something for everyone. And it’s available on all your favorite devices, whenever and wherever you need it. Let your faith influence how you lead and improve your business at the same time. Help your team flourish in every area of life with RightNow Media @Work.

Corporate Chaplains of America

CCA comes alongside you, the business owner, making weekly, on-site visits, meeting with each employee. Those visits are voluntary, permission-based, and confidential and could be as simple as a word of encouragement. Many times those conversations turn into a “Care Session” addressing family issues, financial concerns, hospital visits, grief care and many other issues impacting your employees’ life and morale at work, improving employee engagement. Through these caring relationships, annually we see more than 2,000 individuals making a first time profession of faith, with another 4,400 a recommitment to Christ.


Founded in 1980 as a Christian foundation (501c3), WaterStone’s mission is to provide giving solutions and strategies through trusted advice and technical expertise. They partner with you and your advisors to help you become a more effective giver and maximize the impact of your giving. Together, they will develop a strategy to transform your assets into a means for blessing those causes about which you are passionate. The WaterStone team can guide you through the tax benefits and processes associated with non-traditional gifts such as real estate, oil and gas, business interests, and other complex assets.

Best Christian Workplaces Institute

BCWI equips and inspires Christian leaders to build a flourishing workplace. The Most Widely Used Christian-Based Engagement Survey. Over 1,100 organizations, including a growing number of Christian owned businesses, have measured the health of their workplace culture with Best Christian Workplaces Institute. FLOURISH Model: An objective, research-based, quantifiable measure of a workplace culture including 8 factors: Fantastic Teams, Life-Giving Work, Outstanding Talent, Uplifting Growth, Rewarding Compensation, Inspirational Leadership, Sustainable Strategy, and Healthy Communication. Efficient Timeline and Affordable Cost. Vision: Christian led workplaces set the standard as the best, most effective places to work in the world.

Marketplace Chaplains

Since 1984, Marketplace Chaplains provides a personalized and proactive employee care service through Chaplain Care Teams comprised of male, female and ethnically diverse Chaplains making worksite visits available 24/7, nationwide for personal problems and crisis events. Over 1500 professionally-trained Chaplains will visit 5,000 locales this week in public, private and Sr. Living companies across North America. Cutting edge technologies, three robust apps, an advanced training Academy using micro-learning and coaching environments, CISD certified Chaplains and Power BI KPI’s and Accountability Reports ensure consistent, quality care.

The Pocket Testament League

The Pocket Testament League provides an excellent evangelical resource to share the Gospel of Christ through attractive yet inexpensive “pocket testaments” (combining the Gospel message plus the Book of John) with a custom cover such as those used by scores of Christian companies.

Generous Giving

Generous Giving desires to see the generosity of God displayed through the generosity of God’s people. Their mission is to spread the biblical message of generosity in order to grow generous givers among those entrusted with much. Generous Giving’s vision is to stir a renewed, spirit-led commitment to generosity among Christ followers through conversation. We provide safe, solicitation-free environments. We are fully funded, so we never seek donations or permit solicitation at our events.

3Ten Coalition

The 3Ten Coalition exists to help qualified C12 Members transition or scale businesses in a way that maximizes post-transaction Kingdom impact and ownership legacy. It is an ecosystem of capital providers, advisory groups, and service providers covenanted together to serve C12 Members in a voluntary manner with coordination by C12 or through proxy agents of C12.


Hosted by Coca-Cola Consolidated, the largest Coke bottler in the United States, t-factor provides leadership experience that activates corporate leaders to build purpose-driven cultures, and develop people who seek Him, connect with their purpose, and serve and care for each other. Through live events, online resources, and networking with like-minded companies. t-factor’s participants will be equipped, empowered, and inspired to implement a purpose-driven corporate culture.

Global Leadership Network

The Global Leadership Network (GLN) is a community of leaders dedicated to growing together and powered by the Willow Creek Association. The GLN is committed to the singular idea that inspired, encouraged and equipped Christian leaders transform their communities. The leaders we serve are not just full-time ministry staff, but leaders in all sectors of society committed to pursuing their grander visions—whatever they might be. For more than 25 years, it has been our privilege to serve Christians through events like The Global Leadership Summit.