Entries by Guest Author

What Got You Started? Software Development in Vietnam

Ben and Yumi co-founded an outsourcing and software development company in Vietnam, joining Vietnam’s rapidly growing tech industry. We asked them what got them started, what are some pros and cons of being in IT, and what advice do they have for up-and-coming BAMers looking at the IT industry. What got you started in business as […]

European Economic Summit Declaration

By Mats Tunehag How can we connect Sunday and Monday? How can our faith inform our actions in the marketplace? What are key building blocks in economics and business as we pursue a society built on justice and mercy? These were key issues addressed by 175 people from 26 nations gathered at the European Economic […]

How the Sacred-Secular Divide Influences Attitudes to Business in Europe and Africa

We asked people engaged with BAM around the world to share how they see the sacred-secular divide affecting thinking in the Church in their country – and how this influences engagement of Christians the business sphere. Perspectives from Europe and Africa Patrick Kuwana – South Africa In South Africa there is a church on almost every street […]

Things to Think About While You are Sowing

Should I shut my business down if I’m not seeing spiritual fruit? This is a very important question, one that leads to some other questions and observations: How do you know if there is fruit? Why am I not as successful as others? Things to think about while sowing Let’s talk about each of these […]

How the Sacred-Secular Divide Influences Attitudes to Business in the Americas

We asked people engaged with BAM around the world to share how they see the sacred-secular divide affecting thinking in the Church in their country – and how this influences engagement of Christians the business sphere. Perspectives from North and South America João Mordomo – Brazil My day-to-day experience in both mission and business, as well […]

No Such Thing as Instant Fruit: Faithfulness in Business

Should I shut my business down if I’m not seeing spiritual fruit? Instant milk. That’s how a Brazilian friend recently portrayed the challenge of how our contemporary church culture often trains, and equips us to think about, and plan for results. We mix the powder with the water and voila – we have instant, pat-yourself-on-the-back […]