12 Brands with Christian Beliefs
If you’ve ever looked on the bottom of a Forever 21 shopping bag, you’ll notice a discreet
“John 3:16” printed on it. Mr. and Mrs. Chang, who started the company, are born-again Christians and told Bloomberg Business that God told them to start a business. They also have a prayer meeting every morning, and every decision they make is based around prayer.
With a similar approach, In-N-Out Burger also includes biblical verses on its cups and burger wrappers. Although they are small and can be difficult to spot, they’re there.
This company is unique in that, according to its website, it hires a team of chaplains that “provide compassionate pastoral care and ministry to team members and their families.”
It should be of no surprise that Chick-fil-A is a Christian company, as it made headlines for its controversial comments surrounding its disapproval of gay marriage. The company is also closed on Sundays in honor of its Christian faith.
In her autobiography, founder Mary Kay Ash attributed her success to having God on her side. She said “God has blessed us because our motivation is right. He knows I want women to be the beautiful creatures he created.”
For 30 years, Alaska Airlines handed out prayer cards with its in-flight meals, until 2012 when it discontinued the practice. Spokesperson Bobby Egan said they decided to remove the cards because “We believe it’s the right thing to do in order to respect the diverse religious beliefs and cultural attitudes of all our customers and employees.”
Jack in the Box
Jack in the Box has since changed its logo, but in the older logo if you look closely at the “O” and the “X” you can see that they form a Jesus fish.
This company proudly shares their Christian beliefs in their mission statement, saying that the business works to “glorify God as we supply our customers worldwide with top quality, value-priced batteries, related electrical power-source products, and distribution services.”
ServiceMaster owns several house-hold-name brands such as Terminix, Merry Maids and
American Home Shield. According to the company’s website, founder Marion E. Wade
always had “strong personal faith and a desire to honor God in all he did.”
Hobby Lobby is another company that’s been in the news for its religious beliefs, and like Chick-fil-A the stores are also closed Sundays. In its mission statement, Hobby Lobby is very straightforward with its Christian faith by saying that the company is honoring the Lord in all we do by operating the company in a matter consistent with biblical principles.”
It’s easy to miss, but this firearm company printed biblical verses at the end of the serial numbers. It was started by the company’s founder, who was a devout Christian, and the company has discontinued the practice.
Founder Carl Karcher was a devout Roman Catholic, and long ago he began the practice of saying the pledge of allegiance and praying before meetings. Now, even after he has passed away, employees continue the tradition.
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