Tag Archives: making disciples

BAM: Body-and-Soul Marketing?

What do you think about putting Jesus on a billboard? Not my idea of helpful evangelism, but . . . The other day we were riding down the highway with my neighbors and their 8-year-old. He noticed a huge billboard … Continue reading

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JOB BAM JOB

The Job BAM job. Lately I have been reading Job. “He is massively ignorant,” says my friend Marc* as he reflects on the latter chapters of Job. In my wealth of information, folk wisdom, and fountains of cultural insights put forth … 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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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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i/BAM — BAM 3 Ways

i/BAM — Business As Mission 3 Ways intend. Do you have the will? Do you have the skill? Do you see the need? Pray and work, adjust and adapt to the end ahead. Use what you have been given and … 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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making disciples of supervisors in a West African business

African owner-manger Brother Thomas, a USA-trained engineer owns a construction business in West Africa. Thomas travels a lot, so day-to-operations depend on supervisors. Turns out, when he travels, jobs don’t get completed and receipts don’t match cash expenditures. Well actually … Continue reading

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