Business as Mission Global
Entrepreneurs see and create opportunities. How can this talent be used to benefit society and build Gods Kingdom in innovative and holistic ways?
In 2016 the Dutch Business as Mission (BAM) book was released in the Netherlands. Now I’m working on a global book together with co-author Mats Tunehag (an international authority on BAM). I’ve interviewed people from all over the world.
Globally BAM is a growing movement. In the book you will read the stories of business folks, church and mission leaders who are on a ‘BAM journey’ in developing nations, and also in a Western secularised context. The stories will be alternated with theory: the BAM concept, as well as paradigm shifts re mission, church and aid.
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March 2018 BAM Global Movement; Concept and Stories will be released. Published by Hendrickson Publishers in the US.
You will learn – through thirty stories from around the globe – about the potential of business to share God’s goodness in tangible ways.
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
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,
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
"We plan to order about 50 books," assured Arco de Leede, director of Interserve Holland. Operation Mobilisation NL inquired: "Would it help if we buy 100 books in advance and pre-finance the project this way?” They did, and that surely helps! We need those pre-orders, also for the English version. Help start a movement With this book 'Business as Mission in / from Western Europe’ (worktitle) we aim to introduce and help a movement forward, both