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God Gives Us What We Need

by Hugh Whelchel The following is an excerpt from Monday Morning Success: How Biblical Stewardship Transforms Your Work, a recently published ebook by Hugh Whelchel on the biblical meaning of success. Download the ebook FREE here.     God gave humans not only the physical world, but our own talents – gifts and abilities that we […]

Work is Good

by Hugh Whelchel The following is an excerpt from Monday Morning Success: How Biblical Stewardship Transforms Your Work, a recently published ebook by Hugh Whelchel on the biblical meaning of success. Download the ebook FREE here.     From his first steps on the earth, man received a charge from the Creator: work. As a culture, […]

Wealth Creation for Holistic Transformation

by Mats Tunehag “Remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives  you the ability to produce wealth.” (Deut 8:18) The Bible talks about wealth in three ways; one is bad and two are good. Hoarding of wealth is condemned. Sharing of wealth is encouraged. But there is no wealth to be shared […]

Painful Events, Stories and Company Culture

By Dave Kahle Stories can be powerful tools to shape behavior and dramatically communicate expectations. Wise executives continually seek for opportunities to capture and then relate a story that supports and illustrates the organization’s culture. If the story can be tied to a piece of physical support, then it’s even better. Here’s an example. In […]

The Business is the Mission? A Story from History

By Robert McArthur The Year: 1758 The Month: April The Situation: Sending thirty cash-strapped Moravian Missionaries to Suriname Additional Requirements: a shipment of stripped linen; and one Moravian, Jonas Paul Weiss, to do some hard thinking on economic activities in missions, to articulate and pioneer this way of doing missions. Long Term Results: Over two […]

The Power of a Story: Orality in Business

By Howard Partridge While attending a very high level, exclusive leadership training, we were taken to the largest independent advertising agency in the U.S. We were taken on a tour of the massive, modern office space inhabited by over 700 employees that included a gym that would rival any local health club, nap rooms, and most […]

Am I a Business Builder or Entrepreneur? Identifying Your Place in a BAM Team

by Peter Shaukat Business as mission is communitarian and team-oriented, not individualistic. Beyond considering the individual characteristics that BAMers need, I would then ask, “What does the business team need to have in their overall profile?” I think of the business team in a matrix model. One axis maps character, competence and charisma. Along the […]