Articles

via Bill Peel
January 10th, 2017

Business Can Change Our Cities

Violence in our major cities has filled newscasts these past few years. A breakdown of society has forced some serious questions on politicians, churches, business leaders and private citizens—especially those who are serious about following Christ. Who is to blame for these powder kegs of...

January 2nd, 2017

How to make Business Your Ministry

One Perspective The Greek word used for ministry in the Bible is diakonia (service) or diakonos (servant). Ministry means "to be of service" or "to serve." So, we believe that business is an effective tool for serving others, from macro-level serving society to micro-level...

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
via Acton
February 23rd, 2013

Transforming the Broken Through Business

Can God use entrepreneurship and business to lift people out of poverty and addiction? Two successful young film-industry professionals think He can. The started the Neighborhood Film Company, creating a model of family relationships between professionals and apprentices. NFCo pours time...

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
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...