Articles

December 5th, 2013

Missional Marketplace Network

March 21-22
Germantown, TN

Encouraging and equipping the Body of Christ for greater Gospel expression in the marketplace. Sponsored by Germantown Baptist Church, Germantown TN. In partnership with the International Mission Board. For more information and to register click here. 

via Forbes
August 9th, 2013

When Helping Hurts and Business Helps

While Hollywood continues to demonize its favorite whipping boy, the greedy business leader, the world is crying for jobs that only business can create. In this eye-opening Forbes interview with Hope International’s Peter Greer, he talks about the dangers of continued financial aid, both to...

Channel(s): Community Impact
December 14th, 2012

BAM Think Tank | Global Congress

April 25-28, 2013
Chiang Mai, Thailand

The Global Congress on Business as Mission met in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The Congress was an unprecedented opportunity to tap into the latest business as mission resources and practice and network with other leaders. The Think Tank will open up a global forum for dialogue, collaboration and...

Channel(s): Events
November 14th, 2012

Missionaries in the Workplace

Several times during the year, churches I served would send people on short-term mission trips to work with orphans in Mexico, or fix up dilapidated houses in New Orleans, or serve in medical and dental clinics in Ethiopia. Before each trip, mission-trip participants would come to the front...

October 15th, 2012

10 Things You Didn't Know about Africa's Economy

As more Christians consider Business as Mission a viable way to spread the gospel, Susan Lund of McKinsey Global outlines several economic advantages.  If Lund is correct, Christian business leaders have a tremendous opportunity to decrease poverty, increase their bottom line, and further...

via Seven 7
September 19th, 2011

The Seven Fund: Ending Global Poverty Is Serious Business

SEVEN (Social Equity Venture Fund) is a virtual non-profit entity run by entrepreneurs whose strategy is to markedly increase the rate of innovation and diffusion of enterprise-based solutions to poverty. The mission is to catalyze, support and disseminate research on questions of economic...

Channel(s): Community Impact
September 13th, 2011

Global Shortfall: 1.8 Billion Jobs

Mats Tunehag, Senior Associate on Business as Mission for both the Lausanne Movement and for the World Evangelical Alliance Mission Commission, highlights the need for job creation for nearly quarter of the world’s...

via Acton
February 26th, 2011

Business, Missions, and Good Theology

In a compelling analysis of the 2011 Lausanne Conference on World Evangelism, Brett Elder and Stephen Grabill discuss the importance of a biblical theology of work to world evangelism. They write, "When we relegate work (which God ordained before the fall) to the 'secular' realm we cede...

Channel(s): Evangelism
September 19th, 2008

The Father of Faith-Based Diplomacy

In this Christianity Today article Rob Moll describes how Doug Johnson, globetrotting founder of the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy, brings faith into the international political workplace.

Channel(s): Evangelism