Entries by Guest Author

Financier to the Poor: A Ugandan Entrepreneur

by Doug Seebeck and Timothy Stoner Timothy grew up in a small village in the province of Gulu, which is near Uganda’s border with Sudan. His father was a polygamist with three wives. In 1979 Timothy was preparing to go to university when Idi Amin’s removal thrust the country into bloody political and social upheaval. […]

My Hope for BAM by 2020

by Mats Tunehag I hope very few people will talk about Business as Mission (BAM) in 2020. The term is like scaffolding: it is needed for a season as we build the real thing, businesses that glorify God and bring about holistic transformation of people and societies. The term BAM has its merits in clarification […]

Starting out in Business: Cross-Cultural Lessons from Thailand

by Raimund Homberg After a happy and enthusiastic start to my business in Thailand, I found myself on an emotional and psychological rollercoaster that turned me after only a few years into another frustrated, disillusioned and burned out “Farang” (foreigner). What happened? I experienced the reality of day-to-day life in Thailand. I perceived that promises […]