How the 'God Factor' Made This Inventor's Business Flourish Like Never Before

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As an inventor, Tom Cartwright quickly realized that if he did not partner with God in his business, he would never see his dreams come to pass.

He realized that God was the one who inspired his ideas and creativity, and that He would be the one to open the doors of opportunity for him, because it was God's desire for him to prosper. And Cartwright's obedience to God's guidance has helped his company, Invent Shine, become a multimillion-dollar corporation over the past 40 years.

Cartwright eventually brought his daughter, Allison, on board, and the company has continued to thrive. Invent Shine has developed partnerships with companies like Home Depot, Costco, Tyco Healthcare, Sears, Lowe's, Ace Hardware, True Value, and T.J.Maxx.

"I believe God gives us ideas because we were created in His image to be creative and have that capability," Cartwright told Dr. Steve Greene on a recent episode of "Greenelines" on the Charisma Podcast Network. "God is there in every aspect of our lives.

"What I try to do is encourage people to step out and see how God will go before them and provide everything they need, from the technical side to the finances. This is a business ministry. People will experience what I call the 'God' factor. When He gives them an idea, he's also going to provide the means to bring it to fruition.

"When we have the mind of Christ, the ideas will come. We started with nothing, and God opened the door and made the way. And in the process, it has continued to just build our faith to a tremendous level."

For more about Tom Cartwright and Invent Shine, listen to this podcast.

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