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Business as Mission

Business as Worship

Like Business as Mission, the term Business as Worship has many meanings. As I listen to speakers and read current writing it seems that these fall rather easily into two major thought buckets: Business or Work as an Act of Worship Business or Work as an Act of Spreading the Worship of God These are by…

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BAM Foundations: Business As Mission

So what exactly is Business as Mission? In its original intent (I coined it so I can say this!) it meant that business—my job, my company, my skills—can and should be deliberately connected to what God is doing in the world, i.e. His mission. Nothing more. Nothing less. What BAM is Not Over the past…

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“I Want To Go Into Business. Where Do I Start?”

*This post was written by Roman Randall and originally appeared on RomanRandall.com. I’ve been asked this question a lot. So I thought I’d address the question here on the blog. If you’re interested in or curious about possibly going into business – or starting your own business – but not exactly sure where to start…

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What Business Have You Started and Why?

We recently asked a few of our ThirdPath Members who have started profitable businesses the following question: What business have you started and why? Here were their responses: Ryan P. Fogarty Lean Consultant I am working on building a business with a vision to help organizations improve the processes that drive their product or service. Currently the…

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Resolving Tensions in the Integration of Business and Mission

Question: I am feeling some tensions as I begin to integrate mission and business goals together in my business operations. What tensions have you felt and how have you overcome them? What practical tips or mindsets (truths, practices, principles) have you found helpful? Answer: This is a great question and a common one. You are…

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What is a Kingdom Business? Why Start One?

How to Start a Kingdom Business (Pt. 1)   Over the past 25 years I have had the privilege to work with a wonderful network of brothers and sisters in the Business as Mission movement. For a major part of that time I worked with the Jholdas Project–a small business incubator focused on establishing persecuted…

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The Problem with Labels

I was having dinner the other night with an old BAM friend and one of the things we discussed was the plethora of labels and terms used in the world of BAM. Business as Mission, Business for Transformation (B4T), Kingdom Business, Kingdom Entrepreneurialism, Social Enterprise (in some cases). Are these confusing? They can be. Let…

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How to Fight the Sacred-Secular Divide

So what is the answer to the sacred-secular dichotomy? How do we tear down this longstanding wall? In our thinking. That’s right! The divide is an illusion, a delusion, a deception. It doesn’t actually exist except in the minds of those who believe in it. It is, without making light of the terrible consequences of…

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