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Your Kingdom Business Plan

How to Start a Kingdom Business (Pt. 6) Business as Mission (BAM) is based on the “seamless integration of business as mission.” In other words, there is no distinction between the realms of business and God’s purposes in the world. To help keep that reality in focus, I advocate integrating Kingdom Thinking into the business…

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5 Key Components of Your Business Plan

How to Start a Kingdom Business (Pt. 5) So you have to have a business plan. Sorry, but that’s the way it is. And there are at least three reasons to put the time and effort into building this out. First, nothing will help you clarify your idea and viability than a business plan. Second,…

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The “Voice of the Bazaar”

How to Start a Kingdom Business (Pt. 4)   When we first started our business incubation work in Central Asia in the 1990’s, we had to quickly introduce local entrepreneurs to the idea of a market study. How would they know if their idea was a good one? How would they know who their competition…

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What’s the Big Idea?

How to Start a Kingdom Business (Pt. 3)   Your idea…your concept is critical to your startup. It may seem like a statement of the blindingly obvious, but I will risk making it anyway. To start a business you have to have an idea: what are you going to do to bring a valuable produce…

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6 Questions to Answer Before Starting

How to Start a Kingdom Business (Pt. 2)   If you are serious about starting a business or being part of a startup that is committed to being what God intended business to be–real, for profit, connected to His purposes–then there are several key questions for you to consider prior to going very far into…

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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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