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Peas in the Cultural Pod: Businesses and Churches

Whether at Home or in the Other culture, the peas of business and church are lodged in the pod of culture. The other day my wife and I were asked for our help to solve a “church conflict issue” in … Continue reading

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Business in Every Culture but no Christian Culture in Any Culture

There is no Christian Culture in any Culture. There is Business in every Culture. The powerful Message of the Gospel translates powerfully into every Culture. We need to get rid of the fallacy that there can be a “Christian culture.”  … Continue reading

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“Mergers and Acquisitions” as a BAM Resource: Part 1

in this episode >>>> the PEAS IN A POD difference BAM practitioners and coaches can learn from Mergers and Acquisition globally. Most BAM start-ups are exactly THAT – a merger of two cultures. So it’s worth paying attention to issues … Continue reading

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REVERSE

REVERSE THE VIEW The Other Culture’s Point of View of the Core 4 of Kingdom Business  In an Other-culture, to be respectable, business and work mirror the Other culture. “The business itself is the ministry” (Sharp). 4 Commonly Defined Characteristics of … Continue reading

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3-2-1 BAM! The Essentials

Business-As-Mission has three inseparable parts: 3. Business    2. Mission or spirituality    1.Culture THREE. See the 3 pieces in the Pie chart. BAM work is like three strands of DNA. Or a 3-strand rope woven together. The strength of BAM … Continue reading

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Salaam Mrs. Qureshi. Want to Buy a Used Garment?

Anybody can do this. Mrs. Qureshi is coming to collect her children from Hope-of-the-Community Primary School in the generic suburb of Anytown, Uniculture, Continent C. By chance, we have located our shop across the street from the school. She arrives … Continue reading

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DANCES WITH MEN

The music was right and the time to dance had come upon the men. All 14 of them and me– well-bearded men in nondescript black street jackets, turbans and dark eyes. Like the English, London house-fronts stake a claim to … Continue reading

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