Business as Mission Global Movement
Entrepreneurs see, and create opportunities. How can this talent be used to benefit society and build Gods Kingdom in innovative and holistic ways?
BAM is a growing movement. In BAM Global Movement; Concept & Stories you will read 30 stories of business, church and mission leaders from around the globe who are on a ‘BAM journey’. Either in developing nations, closed countries, as well as in Western secularised contexts. The stories alternate with theory. Co-author Mats Tunehag (internationally involved in BAM) explains the BAM concept, while I describe paradigm shifts regarding mission, church and aid.
In 2016 the Dutch Business as Mission book BAM! was released in the Netherlands. BAM Global Movement is published in 2018 by Hendrickson Publishers in the US, and is a part of their Theology of Work series.
BAM Global Movement; Concept and Stories
You will learn through concept parts, and through thirty stories from around the globe – about the potential of business to share God’s Kingdom in tangible ways.
“Saturating Companies with Humanity”: An Excerpt from BAM Global Movement BAM Global Movement: Business as Mission Concepts and Stories is a book about doing business to honor God and have a positive impact on people and societies. Where many see “ministry” as being separate from work and business, Gea Gort and Mats Tunehag see them as being critically aligned. In the book, you can read about how ideas regarding mission, church, and charity are shifting, and a
In a trendy part of Berlin, project developer Norbert Tews initiated and realised a construction project of three thousand square meters. About thirty Christians live and work here, the community is a blessing for the neighbourhood. More of the story will soon follow, but watch the pictures and the video below. . Norbert (right) with the new manager of the project, Thomas Kotulla Stichting Bildung, Werte,
Globally missionaries, business people and church planters are on a journey to integrate business and mission. Amazing things are happening! When interested to learn more about BAM, check out the website of my co-author Mats Tunehag, and the site of Business as Mission. Remarkable stories - a peek into the new Global book on BAM A curriculum for 'kidpreneurships' has been developed and taught in the slums of Metro Manila. I interviewed Corrie de Boer, director of Mission Ministries
The first several months of my Business as Mission book project, felt as if I was pushing a big, heavy ball up the mountain. Now nine months down the road, it seems the ball is over the top. Thanks also to a great team! End of August the Dutch version needs to be ready, in November it will be published. I’m curious where it all will lead to… Global version Next to a Dutch version,
How can business benefit society, and serve Gods purposes? That's in a nutshel where Business as Mission (BAM) is about. In my part of the world, Europe, this question is capturing peoples' imagination. Of business people, church planters and mission workers. Paul Unsworth, Brick Lane, London Church planters & renewers get involved with social entrepreneurship. I interviewed Baptist pastor Paul Unsworth in London, he started a quality Coffeeshop in Brick Lane, which is a
"Through working in my business, I’m experiencing more of God," says Faouzi Chihabi, "I have my faith in my head and heart. Now it is also flowing through my hands." Faouzi studied theology to become a minister, worked for Dutch city councils and at European level on issues concerning vulnerable youth. Presently he owns trattoria Borgo d'Aneto. On the riverside in Rotterdam his former work experience and his faith merge in this restaurant-with-a-mission. The latte