Many debate the “true meaning of BAM” and, frankly, advance the cause, not one inch. There’s room in the big tent for a lot of different approaches; the common ground is that we know business is a high and holy calling from God and a tremendous way to bring Him glory in this world. The…

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Yes! Yes! Yes! Business is all about risk-taking—not foolish, jumping out of an airplane sans parachute risk but thoughtful, facing potential problems, and acting anyway risk. Many of the missionaries that I’ve met at home and around the world have taken huge risks to leave hearth and home, to move their families to underdeveloped countries…

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Again, yes! Don’t confuse doing business with being an entrepreneur like Elon Musk. They are not the same thing. Less than 15% of people have the “entrepreneurial gene” yet 90% are in business of some kind. Business is simply the discovery of need(s) in your community that people are willing to pay to have met.…

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Over the years I’ve seen a lot of people who get hung up on what exactly BAM or Business as Mission is. Sometimes, I think that’s the main reason we don’t see more practitioners—confusion! So, let’s break it down. First, BAM is business. Think real business with real products and services and profits. In other…

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