Fortune 500 and the Bible

Fortune 500 companies represent over $12 trillion in revenues, billions in profits and employ 27.9 million people. Walmart tops this year’s 62nd publishing of the list of the largest U.S. corporations by total revenue, published annually by the Fortune Magazine!

But did you know, the founder of Walmart, Sam Walton, regularly taught Sunday School in the Presbyterian Church he attended in Bentonville, Arkansas?

When a Wal-Mart executive was asked in 2005 whether or not Wal-Mart was a Christian company, he answered, “No.” He said, “But the basis of our decisions was the values of Scripture.”

In Walton’s autobiography he presented a series of “Ten Commandments,” what he called an “ideal way to run a business.

Engage with the Bible—in the many accounts of its impact and influence!

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