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Business as Mission (BAM) involves micro enterprise, micro finance, larger small-to-midsized businesses, and overseas private equity companies that have been opened to the Gospel. The purpose of Third Path is to accelerate your involvement and impact through this movement.


Free Courses

Introduction to Business as Mission (BAM)

Lessons 7  |  Free Course
This course, authored by BAM leader, Mike Baer, is a solid primer to the core concepts and practices of Business as Mission (BAM). Start or grow your understanding of what BAM means and why it matters right here. Topics include Origins of BAM, Strategies, and Sizes, and more..

Ethical Capitalism—Is it Possible?

Lessons 1  |  Free Course
We originally asked HR/Culture expert, Adri Dornbrack, to speak on Client and Vendor Relations for our Crisis Management for Kingdom Business, course. Following her heart, Adri gave a passionate and challenging discussion of “ethical capitalism,” and we decided to publish this on its own as a part of our Free Resources.

Introducing Micro Enterprise

Lessons 1  |  Free Course
These small, Kingdom oriented companies bring huge benefits to those who run them and to their communities. Explore the basics in this free, “short.”

BAM Qualifications

Lessons 1  |  Free Course
Do you have what it takes to succeed in BAM? Veteran BAM leader, Mike Baer, explores the spiritual and business qualifications for launching or leading a BAM company.

What Can Business People Do?

Lessons 1  | Free Course
Third Path founder, Mike Baer, explores some of the ways God is using business people around the world to expand His Kingdom. 2.5 minutes

Why BAM and UPGs?

Lessons 1  |   Free Course
Business as Mission and Unreached People Groups go hand in hand. Engaging UPGs has been a hallmark of the BAM Movement and remains a strong focus. Why is that? Find out in this course.

A Biblical View of Wealth Creation

Lessons 1  |  Free Course
In this 20 minute video, international BAM leader Mats Tunehag, explores what God says about wealth creation and how, if properly understood and practiced, wealth becomes God’s means of blessing people all over the world.

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Register with us and begin your journey with these beginner courses. This free membership will enroll you in all of the free courses offered by ThirdPath!

*Free Courses can also be taken individually without a membership

Cursos Gratis En Español

Introduccion a los Negocios Como Mision

Lecciones 7  |  Curso Gratis
En este curso, Third Path fundador, Mike Baer, explica los esenciales de BAM. En siete sesiones, tu aprenderas lo que Dios dice para negocios y como usarlo para su gloria.

Pulsuz Azərbaycan Kursları

Missiya olaraq İşə Giriş

Dərslər 7  |  Pulsuz Kurs
Missiya olaraq iş dünyaya təsir edir - yerli və qlobal. Allahın insanlara və yaratdıqlarına bərəkət gətirməsinin yollarından biridir. Üçüncü Yolun Qurucusu Mike Baerin rəhbərlik etdiyi bu giriş kursu, mövzu haqqında düşünmək və danışmaq üçün əsas anlayışları təmin edəcək.

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Premium Courses

Path To Capital Courses

Path To Capital

Business as Mission Strategies

Lessons 9  |  Premium Course
Zeal without strategy isn’t going very far. Walk through a step-by-step process of working out the unique strategy that God has in mind for your business. Consider key questions such as what is your role? Where will you go? How big will you be? Don’t launch until you know the answers.

Path To Capital

Lean Canvas

Lessons 10  |  Premium Course
Investors love Lean Canvas presentations. They are quick, thorough, and readable. Learn how to create yours in this short but powerful session.

Path To Capital

Biblical Foundations of Business as Mission

Lessons 7  |  Premium Course
BAM pioneer Mike Baer lays out the reality that BAM is no mere program or fad. Its origin is deeply rooted in the Word of God and the Word lays out guidelines and criteria for thinking about and living Business as Mission. Learn about the Vocational, Intentional, Relational and Operational aspects of a Kingdom Business.

Get The Path To Capital Membership

This membership grants you access to all Path To Capital Courses. By completing these courses, you will receive assistance from an IBEC Ventures BAM coach who will help you create your lean canvas business plan and present it to the Legacy Ventures Network for startup and scale-up funding.

*Premium Courses can also be purchased individually without a membership

Certified Kingdom Employee Courses

Kingdom HR

Lessons 4  |  Premium Course
International HR expert, Adri Dornbrack, walks through the vital ingredients of a Human Resources philosophy, strategy, and program that honors God, builds people, and grows business. Adri is the founder of Doro Ella, a South African based HR consultancy.

Crisis Management in Kingdom Business

Lessons 11  |  Premium Course
Crises are a part of life. Being a Kingdom Business owner or manager requires us to be skillful in how to manage them and bring our teams and our companies through safely.

Leading a Remote Workforce

Lessons 1  |  Premium Course
Leading a remote workforce is more challenging than ever. This course identifies the key and best, practices that make you a more effective leader while remote.

Missiology for BAMMERS

Lessons 1  |  Premium Course
Larry W. Sharp, Founder of International Business and Education Consultants, walks through the focus of Mission and Biblical foundations within Business as Mission. 

One Common Language

Lessons 1  |  Premium Course
HR and Culture Expert, Adri Dornbrack, discusses the power of culture in a company, how a strong culture can bring unity and better communication, and some of the steps necessary to build and sustain it.

How To Be A Kingdom Employee

Lessons 20  |  Premium Course
There is a great need for Kingdom-minded employees in BAM. This course outlines the thought foundations, character foundations, and practical foundations of this vital person.

Get The Certified Kingdom Employee Track

This track is designed to equip you to be an effective employee and manager in a BAM company. Learn about BAM and how to make an impact when you’re not the boss.

*Premium Courses can also be purchased individually without a membership

Additional Premium Courses

Geo Criticism

Lessons 4  |  Premium Course
Our South African contributor, Adri Dornbrack, has built a 4 part course around interviews with sports psychologist and performance expert, Dr. Dawn Saunders. Her approach to human performance and personal growth is built on “geocriticism”—a multi-faceted method of looking at literature, life, the workplace, and even yourself. Adri and Dawn both work with The Wink Movement in South Africa.

Business Acumen—How Business Works

Lessons 6  |  Premium Course
Veteran entrepreneur, Mike Baer, provides instruction on how business works and how owners and employees can better understand how to build and lead a successful company.

Cursos Premium En Español

Estrategias para Negocios como Misión

Lecciones 9  |  Curso Premium
El celo sin estrategia no va muy lejos. Esta guía paso a paso para desarrollar su estrategia BAM le ayudará a descubrir el camino y el plan que Dios tiene reservado.

Creando tu Lienzo en Blanco BAM

Lecciones 10  |  Curso Premium
A los inversores les encantan las presentaciones de Lean Canvas. Son rápidos, completos y legibles. Aprenda a crear el suyo en esta breve pero poderosa sesión.

Fundamentos Bíblicos de los Negocios una Misión

Lecciones 8  |  Curso Premium
El pionero de BAM, Mike Baer, ​​expone la realidad de que BAM no es un mero programa o moda. Su origen está profundamente arraigado en la Palabra de Dios y la Palabra marca pautas y criterios para pensar y vivir la Empresa como Misión. Aprenda sobre los aspectos vocacionales, intencionales, relacionales y operativos de un negocio del Reino.

Premium Azəri Kursları

İşin Müqəddəs Kitab Əsasları

Dərslər 4  |  Premium Kurs
Allah iş haqqında nə deyir? Onun iş üçün məqsədi nədir? Onu necə izzətləndirə bilər? İşin əsaslarını Allahın nöqteyi -nəzərindən və Missiya olaraq İşin Onun planına necə uyğun olduğunu öyrənin. Üçüncü Yolun Qurucusu Mike Baer tərəfindən idarə olunur.

What comes next?

It's Time To Take Action

The Business as Mission movement is rapidly growing, and we want you to be a part of it. All over the world, private equity companies are being established; growing, providing jobs, and opening new countries to the Gospel.