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Business as Mission

How to Read Your Bible Daily

How to Read Your Bible Daily

For a long time, I struggled with consistently reading my Bible. I would go weeks and sometimes months without reading my Bible. Now I read my Bible almost everyday. What was the shift? How did the change happen?   God showed me that I NEEDED to read his word everyday. My heart isn’t some serene…

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Business as Worship

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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Want to change the world? Start a business.

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I grew up like most of you with a desire to change the world, a desire to impact many people in the name of Jesus. Over time and by God’s grace, I’ve come to realize a bit more about how the world works and the things that really do change it. First off, the Gospel…

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BAM Foundations: Business As Mission

BaM Foundations

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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Why I Hate “Business as Mission”

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Recently, I have had an increasing dislike for the term “business as mission” or “BAM”. This is very significant given that my fellow ThirdPath Co-Founder, mentor, and friend Mike Baer wrote the first book called Business as Mission and coined the term. We have discussed my growing dislike, and he understands my perspective. The Divide and Hierarchy…

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

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*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?

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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

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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?

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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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