Entries by Jo Plummer

Reasons to Celebrate! Growth of BAM Over the Last 20 Years

by Jo Plummer This year marks around 20 years since the term ‘Business as Mission’ was first used and discussed amongst a growing group of like-minded people around the world. At the very end of the 1990s and the early 2000s, there was a burst of activity around BAM: Consultations, Conferences, Books, Articles, the first […]

10 Pressing Issues to Address in BAM in the Next 20 Years

by Jo Plummer This year marks around 20 years since the term ‘Business as Mission’ was first used and discussed amongst a growing group of like-minded people around the world. Of course, there were pioneer BAM models before that time, not to mention the fact that business and mission have been integrated in many different ways […]

When Things Go Wrong: 9 BAMers Share Mistakes & Misadventures

We asked some (otherwise very successful) BAM Practitioners that we know to share some of the errors, disasters and unfortunate events that they have experienced in their business as mission journeys. Here nine BAMers share eleven stories about their mistakes and misadventures: They Didn’t Come… In our first years we did not have enough focus […]

Multiplication: Why the BAM Movement Needs You!

by Jo Plummer December 2018 marks four full years of the new Business as Mission website and the launch of The BAM Review blog and today marks the 100th Edition of The BAM Review email, that has been going out to our subscriber list twice a month since January 2015! With these milestones to celebrate […]

10 Critical Human Resource Challenges in Business as Mission

We asked 25 BAM Practitioners one simple question: What have been the most important HR issues in your BAM business experience? Here are the Top 10 issues that they mentioned the most:   1. Finding the complete package Recruiting and hiring people with the right mix of business skills, character formation and mission-motivation. The biggest issue […]

7 Prayer Habits of Highly Effective People

We asked 15 business people leading Kingdom-building companies around the world what prayer habits, practices or experiences they have found helpful in their business life. We identified 7 reoccurring themes: Prayer habits for effective business people! 1. Weave prayer throughout company life Prayer is something to be ‘threaded’ through the fabric of the business, not […]